Planning Commission, Solid Waste board looking to fill vacancies; apply by Nov. 5th

CLINTON – Applications are being accepted to fill vacancies on the Anderson County Regional Planning Commission and the Anderson County Regional Solid Waste Planning Board.

The Planning Commission, established by state law, is responsible for land-use planning within the unincorporated areas of Anderson County. Members are appointed by the county mayor and confirmed by County Commission, and members (who must be Anderson County residents) serve four-year, staggered terms.

The Solid Waste Planning Board is also established by state law and is responsible for planning solid waste disposal and waste reduction required by the Solid Waste Management Act of 1991. County members are appointed by the county mayor and confirmed by County Commission. Members serve staggered terms of between two and six years in length.

Anyone interested in being considered to serve on the Planning Commission or the Solid Waste Board must complete an application and submit to the Anderson County Mayor’s Office by noon on Friday, Nov. 5th.  Applications may be sent via e-mail to

To obtain an application, you may visit the county website at: or e-mail for a copy of the appropriate application.    

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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