In recent months, two Northeast Tennessee recycling vendors have closed, triggering a domino effect that forced six local governments to suspend their recycling programs.
Torrential rains last Monday and Friday flooded the streets of downtown Johnson City, providing a familiar and unwelcoming sight to downtown business owners and visitors to the Little Chicago Festival.
In order to help fund a new solid waste storage facility, Johnson City Public Works Director Phil Pindzola proposed raising solid waste fees for city residents by $2, from $9 a month to $11 a month.
Several projects are underway throughout the area that motorists should note. They include:
In recent weeks, with the addition of sod, shrubbery and trees, a refreshing plush of greenery now blankets the site of the future public park.
Because of issues with offsetting the amount of mulch produced at the facility, the Cash Hollow Brush Collection Site will be closed to the public after Friday, July 14.
Following a week of remembrance, the Johnson City/Washington County Veteran’s Memorial Foundation hopes to keep the memory of local veterans alive indefinitely through an expansion of the memorial at the west end of Kiwanis Park.
With the results of a recent Walkability & Health survey now in hand, you could say Johnson City residents now face the choice of which trail to take.
Public Works projects:
Dan Reese, a member of the Tweetsie Trail task force, stood Thursday morning near the intersection where the Cedar Grove and Osborne roads meet, just a few feet from the trail’s 1.6-mile mark.