Brentwood 2024 — How Do You Think We Should Wisely Spend Tax Dollars?

Wishing you a meaningful Martin Luther King Jr. Day as we honor his legacy.  I hope you are warm & safe during this winter weather, had a fantastic holiday season and enjoyed time with friends and family. As we move into the new year, it signals the start of our City Budget and Capital Spending process.  Brentwood Commissioners collaborate with City…

Indoor Tennis/Pickleball Facility On “Pause” For Review, Franklin Road, Wilson Pike, And Other Brentwood News

June is one of my favorite times of year in Brentwood, with the summer concert series in full swing and the worst of the heat and humidity still weeks away (I hope). First and foremost, I’d like to thank all the people who came out and voted in the election this spring.  Voting in an uncontested election is not at…

What Makes Brentwood “Brentwood”? Election Day Thoughts

Tomorrow (May 2nd) is election day for Brentwood’s City Commission, and as I ask to serve another term, it is also an opportunity to reflect on what makes Brentwood “Brentwood.” Growing up here, it seemed obvious.  Brentwood is that area between Franklin and Nashville that seemed to have the “best of both worlds”.  Even in the early 1980’s when Brentwood…

Tennis, Roads, Parks and People — March 2023 Budget Update From Vice Mayor Nelson Andrews

March – can you believe it? It feels like I ran right past the first of the year, and things are moving quickly everywhere I look. Wasn’t it just days ago we were making a New Year’s resolution, and now we are here giving something up for lent. As a commissioner, it also means: The May 2nd election is getting…

Brentwood Holiday Events, Year-End News & Comments From Vice Mayor Nelson Andrews

Before anything else, I would like to wish you a Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and a Joyous Holiday Season. As the end of my first term as Vice Mayor and Brentwood City Commissioner approaches, I will say it has been a remarkable experience. This newsletter is longer than I prefer, but with two Brentwood elections happening these next 6…

January Special Election, Cell Coverage, LED Streetlights, and other Brentwood News from Vice Mayor Nelson Andrews

Fall is here, and it is one of my favorite times of year. Volleyball post-season is in full-swing with both Ravenwood and BHS moving to the regionals, our local football teams moving into the second-half of very successful seasons, and tons of people out in our parks enjoying the fields, trails, and other facilities. At the Brentwood City Commission, we…