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Green-blue-green horizontal triband, seal in center.
The new flag was adopted by the city council according to this news article: http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/aug/29/city-council-approves-new-flag/. On the official site you can find the resolution for new flag adoption (with details about flag and image): http://www.chattanooga.gov/city-council-files/Agenda-Minutes/Agenda/2012/08-28-2012_Agenda_Packet/Resolutions/VII%28j%29_Adopt_a_new_flag.pdf:
A RESOLUTION TO ADOPT A NEW FLAG FOR THE CITY OF CHATTANOOGA.Aleksandar Nemet, 8 September 2012
WHEREAS, the current City flag was created in 1923 and was adopted by the City Commission on July 24, 1923;
and WHEREAS, this flag is unknown to citizens and has rarely been used;
and WHEREAS, symbols, such as flags, build national and local pride and loyalty and are important for universities, sports teams, businesses, products, and organizations, including cities;
and WHEREAS, this resolution will retire the current flag to a place of honor and to adopt a new flag;
and WHEREAS, a new flag will have the City’s official seal in the middle of three identically-sized, horizontal bars (two green bars which represent mountains flanking a blue bar of the Tennessee River in the middle of the green bars) which displays pride and spirit of the City;
and WHEREAS, the new flag will support the City’s strategy to market itself as the “Scenic City”; “The Outdoor City”; “The Green City”; “The Sustainable City”; and “Green City, Blue Streams”;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE, That the City of Chattanooga shall adopt a new flag for the City of Chattanooga consisting of three identically-sized, horizontal bars (two green bars which represent mountains flanking a blue bar of the Tennessee River in the middle of the green bars) as depicted in the attached photo.
located by Valentin Poposki, 14 June 2006
Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Chattanooga_Flag.png, image created by Ryan M. Kaylor January 2, 2006.
A Tennessee-style flag, with the central emblem comprising a white-edged blue disk bearing a single large white star in an oak wreath.