The town of Jonesborough may start charging for-profit companies to apply for special event permits in an attempt to recoup costs associated with providing law enforcement, parking, closing streets and cleanup.
Jonesborough officials further discussed the details of a compensation plan proposed by Mayor Chuck Vest on June 22 during the board’s second reading of the 2018-19 budget Monday.
Jonesborough’s budget for next year is on the way to its second reading, but not without some discussion on staffing priorities and raises.
One month after moving forward with a bid on three new buildings including the new town garage, members of the Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Aldermen and town staff discussed whether the project will fit within the monetary constraints set earlier this year.
With a year of events lined up for downtown Jonesborough, members of the town’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen discussed whether closing Main Street is beneficial to all of the downtown merchants.
The Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Aldermen looks a lot different than it did a couple of months ago, and two members of the board were sworn in by the end of Monday night's meeting.
Jonesborough’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted to increase water rates for Chuckey’s Utility district that has used a small amount of the town’s water for a few decades.
What to expect for the Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Aldermen’s first meeting of 2018:
After more than a year of discussion and a decision to remove fluoride from Jonesborough’s water supply, the Board of Mayor and Aldermen decided to reverse their decision and continue water fluoridation in a unanimous vote.
Some new police cruisers here, a fire truck there, a mix of new equipment on the way, and all without an increase in taxes or fees to balance the town of Jonesborough’s FY2018-19 budget.
Owners of Boone Street Market got the go-ahead for building plans to double the market in size, but the mayor warned that all might not go according to the current plan.
Plans to double the size of Jonesborough’s Boone Street Market have been pushed forward after a unanimous decision by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen at their monthly meeting Monday evening.
Progress on Jonesborough’s Jackson Theatre project has been stalled, but the Board of Mayor and Alderman passed resolutions that will help it move forward at Monday night’s BMA meeting.
Three months after the idea of removing fluoride from the water supply hit the table in Jonesborough, the public got to add their voices to the mix at the scheduled public hearing on the matter.
With budget season almost behind them and an important discussion on fluoride ahead, the Jonesborough Board of
Updated Jul 11, 2016 at 9:58 PM