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…

Brentwood Tennis, Pickleball, Parks, And Walkability — October 9 2023

First and foremost, I want to say thank you for all the encouraging emails, calls, and texts.  My letter about the squandered opportunity to partner with Williamson County was hard to write and send, but I felt like if I didn’t say something, I would be part of the problem.  I’m going to follow up on that as well as…

Brentwood Squanders Racquet Collaboration With Williamson County

Whether you see it as a deliberate move or as poor decision making, four of your elected Brentwood Commissioners squandered the opportunity to do a $10-12 million indoor tennis & pickleball facility as a 50/50 partnership with Williamson County.  This was worth more than $5 million to the Citizens of Brentwood.  In the past I have not criticized fellow commissioners…

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…

Brentwood Budget And Update From Commissioner Nelson Andrews

I hope this finds you well and having a great start on your summer! This time of year we do Brentwood’s budget, and I spend a lot of time thinking about how we consistently deliver important services in addition to things we love such as parks and our beloved library. In addition to daily operations, we are called to think…