Recent News

Aug 15, 2017

Thursday BOC work session canceled

The Johnson City Board of Commissioners work session scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Thursday (Aug. 17) has been canceled. 

CONTACT: Beth Greene, executive assistant
Administration
(423)434-6002

CONTACT: Beth Greene, executive assistant
Administration
(423)434-6002

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Aug 15, 2017

Save the date for Super Spooky Saturday

Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., will host this year’s Super Spooky Saturday on Oct. 21 from 5-9 p.m. Families will enjoy carnival games, an inflatable obstacle course, marshmallow roasting, hayrides, face painting, a haunted house and many more surprises.
For more information, please call (423)434-5749.

CONTACT:
Kelly Finney, center supervisor
Memorial Park Community Center
(423)434-5758



CONTACT: Kelly Finney, center supervisor
Memorial Park Community Center
(423)434-5758

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Aug 14, 2017

Senior Services to offer Laser Therapy for Back Pain

Adults can learn about laser therapy and its use for back pain from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Aug. 23 at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St. Chiropractor Kevin Fielden will present the free program. Please pre-register in person at MPCC or by calling (423)434-6237 to reserve a seat.

CONTACT:
Deb Fogle, manager
Senior Services
(423)434-6231


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Aug 14, 2017

TRAFFIC ADVISORIES for week of Aug. 14

Public Works projects:
• Commerce Street (between Market and Roan streets) – drainage improvements. One lane closed periodically. Motorists are urged to use caution in this area.
• West Mountainview Road (between North Roan Street and Hanover Road) – installation of roundabout. Road closed. Traffic shifts on Browns Mill Road.
• East Oakland Avenue (between East Lakeview Drive and Reston Court) – drainage improvements. One lane closed periodically. Flagmen present. Motorists are urged to use caution in this area.
• Sunset Drive (between Mountcastle Drive and Sundale Road) – sidewalk improvements. One lane closed. Motorists are urged to use caution in this area.
• Oakland Avenue/Lakeview Drive intersection – street improvements. Flagmen present. Motorists are urged to use caution in this area.

Water/Sewer projects:
• Orleans Street (300-400 block) – water tie overs; lane closures
• East Holston Avenue (1300-1500 blocks) – water tie overs; lane closures
• Douglas Chapel Road (200 block) – water tie overs; lane closures
• 509 Austin Springs Road – clearing
• Carroll Creek Road (500-700 block) – sewer line installation; lane closures
• Carroll Creek Road (900 block) – sewer line installation; lane closures; flagmen present
• East Lakeview Drive (200 block) – sewer line installation; lane closures
• 240 Reservoir Drive – tank construction; lane closures
• Chamber Drive and Dennis Drive – tank construction; road closed at construction site

All work is weather permitting.

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Aug 11, 2017

BOC work session set for 4:30 p.m. Thursday

The Johnson City Board of Commissioners will hold a work session to discuss Golf at 4:30 p.m. Thursday (Aug. 17) in the Administrative Conference Room of the Municipal and Safety Building, 601 E. Main St. 

CONTACT:
Beth Greene, executive assistant
Administration
(423)434-6002

CONTACT: Beth Greene, executive assistant
Administration
(423)434-6002

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Aug 09, 2017

Volunteers needed for JCPL board

The Johnson City Board of Commissioners will consider four appointments to the Johnson City Public Library Board. All matters concerning operations of the public library including soliciting, collection, receiving, accumulating, administering and distributing funds are referred to the Johnson City Public Library Board for consideration and recommendation to the Board of Commissioners. Each term is three years.
Any potential appointee should be interested in community affairs and must be a resident of the city. Interested citizens may submit an application online at www.johnsoncitytn.org/boards; may pick up an application at the Municipal and Safety Building, 601 E. Main St.; or may call (423)434-6009 for an application to be mailed or faxed. The deadline for submitting an application is Friday, Aug. 25. Applications are kept on file for current year only.
For more information, contact Library Director Robin Westphal at 434-4450. 

CONTACT:
Sheri Keenan, administrative coordinator
Administration
(423)434-6009

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Aug 09, 2017

MPCC seeks cooking instructors

Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., is currently in search of contractual instructors to implement youth and adult cooking classes. Candidates should apply in person at MPCC. For more information, call (423)434-5758.

CONTACT:
Kelly Finney, center supervisor
Memorial Park Community Center
(423)434-5758

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Aug 08, 2017

Portion of West Watauga to be closed overnight

West Watauga Avenue from State of Franklin Road to University Edge will be closed from 11 p.m. tonight (Tuesday, Aug. 8) until 7 a.m. Wednesday (Aug. 9) while sewer line repair work takes place.

CONTACT:
Steve Harsh, assistant water/wastewater maintenance superintendent
Water and Sewer Services
(423)975-2636


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Aug 08, 2017

Use clues to become a wildlife detective on Aug. 19

Parks and Recreation invites citizens of all ages to become wildlife detectives on Saturday, Aug. 19 from 10-11:30 a.m. at Buffalo Mountain Park. Participants will learn about animals that often stay hidden, then develop of list of clues and head out to a stream habitat to find some creek critters.
This program is a nature adventure, so participants should dress accordingly. Fee is $1 per person. For more information, please call (423)283-5821. 

CONTACT:
Connie Deegan, nature program coordinator
Parks and Recreation
(423)283-5821


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Aug 08, 2017

PAC to offer Pancakes, Pajamas and Paint event

Princeton Arts Center, 2516 E. Oakland Ave., will host Pancakes, Pajamas and Paint for ages 2-5 from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19. Children can wear their pajamas while painting and eating pancakes. All art supplies will be provided. Cost is $5 per child, $2 per adult. Pre-registration is required by Friday, Aug. 16, and space is limited to 15 participants. Please call (423)283-5800 for more information. 

CONTACT:
Mary Lee Baker, center supervisor
Princeton Arts Center 
(423)283-5801

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