Spring Hill Appoints City Attorney

Williamson County Commissioner Travis Hawkins has been hired as the Spring Hill city attorney. That's caused some -- including Hawkins -- to be concerned about a possible conflict of interest. Hawkins, the Tennessean reports, is contemplating resigning his elected post. The Spring Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted 5-3 to hire the Franklin-based Hawkins Law Firm, headed by Hawkins, who will serve as the primary city attorney under a contract to be negotiated with the city. The firm replaces Pulaski-based Henry Henry & Underwood, which served as the city’s legal representation for eight years with Tim Underwood primarily serving as city attorney during that time.