Planning for Johnson City’s 150th anniversary celebration moved forward on several fronts Saturday as the Sesquicentennial Commission met for a three-hour work session to firm up plans and rein in the budget.
The City of Johnson City has been without an in-house city attorney since Oct. 19, when Jim Epps IV suddenly retired following a 20-year tenure.
Let the year of festivities begin.
‘Twas three days after Christmas, and all through the town Pines, spruces and Frasers were all coming down Stacked neatly in rows, no ornaments can one find,
Dec 27, 2018 at 11:09 PM
In December 2019, the City of Johnson City will celebrate its sesquicentennial, marking 150 years since the city first gained its charter from the state of Tennessee in 1869.
Johnson City’s new director of Development Services Preston Mitchell has now been on the job three weeks, and during that time, building relationships with city staff and learning the intricacies of the department have been the Chattanooga
Updated Dec 14, 2018 at 12:23 AM
Johnson City Commissioners will soon consider applications to fill to an open seat on the Board of Zoning Appeals.
December 1 in Johnson City History
“There are many ways. The sesquicentennial kickoff will be on Jan. 3 at 11:30 a.m. at the Pavilion at Fountain Square. We hope to have a large crowd on hand for this once-in-a-lifetime event.”
City Water/Sewer Director Tom Witherspoon said the new $2.56 million water tank represents a “significant investment” for the city on a “historic site.” The previous water tank was constructed on what was then called Pine Knob and served the city more than 78 years before it was demolished in late 2017 to make room for the new reservoir.
A cascading water feature has also been placed lower on the legacy project’s funding priorities. Sesquicentennial commissioners said nearly $4.2 million would be need to be raised to include an animated water fountain with the other proposed learning and playground features proposed for the King Commons project.
Charlie Stahl has worked for the City of Johnson City a total of 17 years on two separate occasions, the first time as an intern, and now as an assistant city manager.
Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation officials were in town Thursday morning to hand over a $200,000 check that will help fund the construction of a new splash pad at Carver Park.
As part of the Water and Sewer Services Department’s comprehensive maintenance program, crews will begin smoke testing of sanitary sewer lines in the Brush Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant collection system next
Oct 16, 2018 at 10:05 AM
Nine candidates have applied to fill the remaining two-year term of former Johnson City Commissioner Ralph Van Brocklin, who died unexpectedly last month.