You have read a lot from Rachel Craig and her merry band of friends about South Knox County have no MPC member south of the river. The MPC is a body of volunteers that make recommendations on land use and developments after the paid MPC staff have conducted due diligence on any proposed change.
After the MPC recommends, the recommendation then goes to the elected body of County Commission or City Council. On the elected County Commission, two members are residents south of the river. One Mike Brown and the Commissions Chairman Mike Hammond. West Knoxville has two Commissioners as well, At large member Ed Shouse and Richard Briggs.
So, South Knox and West Knox are equals.