November 3, 2010 - Mayor Bill Haslam will hold a press event at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, November 4, to outline his plans for the transition from being Knoxville's mayor to becoming governor of Tennessee. Vice Mayor Bob Becker will also participate.
This press event will be held in the fifth floor atrium of the City County Building.
Mayor Haslam will be inaugurated as the 49th governor of the State of Tennessee on January 15, 2011.
The City of Knoxville's charter includes provisions that must be followed to fill a vacancy in the mayor's office.
The steps that will be taken to fulfill those requirements will be discussed at the press event.