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☷ Tullahoma Tennessee - Public Hearing on $5 8 million American Rescue Plan Projects
Tullahoma , state Tennessee ( By Press Release office)
A public hearing has been scheduled on a $5 . 8 million proposed capital spending plan for Monday , April 25 , 2022 at 5:30 p . m . at the Tullahoma Municipal Building . The hearing will be held to provide opportunity for the public to offer comments to the Board of Mayor and Alderman .
The City of Tullahoma , Tennessee has received an allocation of $5 , 802 , 232 in federal funding under the American Rescue Plan Act , which is also known as Coronavirus Recovery Funds . These funds are being administered by the U . S . Treasury and all funding must be obligated to projects by December 31 , 2024 . All funds must be spent by December 31 , 2026 . The funding is meant to focus on long - term recovery and there are five primary allowable uses with the most highly recommended use funds being for water , wastewater , stormwater , and broadband infrastructure projects . As of April 2022 , the proposed list of projects for the use of funds have been identifed as follows:
1 ) $1 , 200 , 000 for construction of streetscape improvements and other recommendations from the North Jackson Streetscape Plan;
2 ) $592 , 640 for specific stormwater program projects proposed for inclusion in a state sponsored matching grant program; intended projects include the purchase of a street sweeper , development of a comprehensive stormwater plan for the City of Tullahoma; survey and engineering for a drainage assessment of the area at S . Washington St/Town and Country subdivision;
survey and engineering for a drainage assessment of the area at
N . Washington/N . Atlantic/ N . Jackson Street; Ovoca Rd and Riley Creek Rd drainage and sidewalk improvements; box culvert replacements and sidewalk improvements at Jefferson St/Monroe Street .
3 ) $600 , 000 reserved for other stormwater project as may be identified in the proposed development of a comprehensive stormwater plan;
4 ) $535 , 000 for sidewalk and greenway improvements;
5 ) $350 , 000 for restrooms and concession building at Johnson Lane Sports Complex;
6 ) $500 , 000 for additional parking at Johnson Lane Sports Complex;
7 ) $537 , 500 for athletic field lighting at Waggoner Park;
8 ) $600 , 000 for Phase 2 of "Light Up South Jackson" at South Jackson Civic Center to include parking , lighting , and a farmers market pavilion;
9 ) $350 , 000 for a new residential garbage truck ( for a new route )
10 ) $90 , 000 to support tourism and downtown with special events , marketing , and promotional activities
* $447 , 092 or 8% of the total funds available has been reserved as contingency .
Anyone wishing to attend the public hearing who is in need of accommodations due to disabilities should contact Ms . Casta Brice , A . D . A . Coordinator at 931 - 455 - 2648 before the meeting .
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