In the series, it looks like Tygard and CM Jim Gotto thumb their noses at the Donelson-Hermitage governing board by encouraging Ms. Shepherd to stay on above the protests of the Donelson-Hermitage president, who penned the following e-mail to Mr. Tygard and the entire Metro Council yesterday:
[UPDATE: Letter removed at request of author.]As I wrote yesterday, Ms. Shepherd can also be considered an advocate for churches. She works for the Catholic Archdiocese. Effectively 2 of the 4 community members of Tygard's group are church reps from Donelson-Hermitage. Throw in sign-maker Bobby Joslin, and that leaves the neighborhoods facing stiff odds with only 1 advocate to defend their interests.