WE DID IT! HOW THE TOWN WORKED FOR YOU IN FY2022

  • Completed McFee Park Phase 3, which includes a Great Lawn, four lighted tennis/eight pickleball courts, a lighted basketball court, a special event pavilion with restrooms, and extended walk trail, a new entrance and additional parking

  • Topgolf Knoxville completed (opened 8/22)

  • Received the Government Finance Officers Association Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the FY2022 budget document (9th year in a row)

  • Processed 1,233 applications for permits with an estimated value of $94,921,913.00

  • Built a new 2,000-square-foot storage building at Public Works headquarters

  • Completed 2022-2032 Farragut Parks & Recreation Master Plan

  • Closed 125 property maintenance complaints without citing to municipal court

  • Collected $3.5 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds

  • Added new special event – New Years at Noon

  • Implemented Classification and Compensation Study for employees

  • Conducted community meetings regarding the Boring Road/Smith Road/Kingston Pike study area

  • Aldi, Summer Moon and Fast Pace Urgent Care completed

  • Elkmont Station, Kingston Pike Village apartments and Tommy’s Slalom Shop under construction

  • Completed improvements to Virtue Road (Kingston Pike to 2,200 feet south of Broadwood Drive)

  • Expanded Light the Park activities (giveaways, food trucks and entertainment)

  • Approved traffic calming applications on Midhurst and Red Mill

  • Completed construction of Smith Road sidewalk project (Everett Road to Andover Boulevard)

  • Purchased a street sweeper after conducting a study that showed the town could save money over the next 10 years by purchasing rather than contracting for street sweeping

  • Completed emergency repairs to Andover Boulevard due to water main break

  • Completed coordination of 2021 resurfacing, including portions of Glen Abbey Boulevard, San Martin Lane, Port Saint Charles Drive, English Station Road, Fincastle Lane and Kimball Lane, McFee Road, Harrison Road and greenways at Brixworth and Cove at Turkey Creek Subdivisions

  • Reconstruction of curb ramps  along McFee Road and Glen Abbey subdivision to bring locations into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act

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street sweeper

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Top Golf

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  • Completed construction of safety improvements to intersection of Kingston Pike at Watt Road

  • Began development of projects to add sidewalk or greenway at three locations: Sonja Drive (Admiral Road to Oran Road), Evans Road (Farm at Willow Creek subdivision to Cottages at Pryse Farm subdivision), and Little Turkey Creek (Brookmere subdivision to Sheffield subdivision)

  • Began Stormwater Improvements Master Plan, which will assess all stormwater infrastructure in the town over the next two years

  • Completed BlueCross Healthy Place playground at Town Hall

  • Completed repairs to nine stormwater pipes by Cured In Place Pipe (CIPP) lining method

  • Codes Inspector Chris Brown elected president of East Tennessee Building Officials Association (ETBOA)

  • Fire Marshal Dan Johnson elected vice president of ETBOA

  • Approved 19 site plans, including building elevations for the retail portion of the Town Center at Biddle Farms and the Skore Hotel east of Topgolf

  • Began utility relocation in preparation of the Town’s Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) project, which will add centralized control of the Town’s 26 traffic signals, traffic cameras, new controllers, fiber connections and other hardware upgrades

  • Performed multiple traffic studies at the request of HOAs and neighborhood groups in accordance with the Town’s Traffic Calming Policy

WHAT'S NEXT: WHAT WE'RE WORKING ON IN FY2023

  • Complete design for McFee Park Phase 4 (additional parking, trailhead and small pavilion)

  • Create a people movement transportation plan to foster creation of pedestrian and bike-friendly facilities

  • Add greenway signage to new links

  • Complete 2022 resurfacing projects, including Watt Road, Outlet Drive (eastern town limit to 3,600 feet west), Saddle Ridge Boulevard (Union Road to Big Oak Lane), Farragut Hills Boulevard (Concord Road to Crown Point Drive and Farragut Hills Boulevard to Windward Drive), Wyndham Hall Lane and Benwick Lane

  • Continue to focus on enhancing property maintenance and work with subdivisions (particularly those without HOAs) to develop community assistance and watch groups

  • Create succession plans for key employees

  • Continue construction of the Town’s Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) project

  • Complete study of Jamestowne Boulevard improvements to help mitigate congestion at the intersection of Kingston Pike and Campbell Station Road

  • Create a volunteer resource for citizens who are not able to remediate property maintenance issues on their own

  • Complete construction of Little Turkey Creek Greenway extension from Brookmere Subdivision to Sheffield subdivision

  • Complete phases 1 and 2 (of four phases) of the Town’s Stormwater Improvements Master Plan

  • Complete repairs to stormwater pipes 

  • Complete installation of stamped (and stained) pedestrian crosswalks at intersections of Kingston Pike with Campbell Station Road, Brooklawn Street, Lendon Welch Way and Concord Road/West End Boulevard

  • Start regular property maintenance presentations for citizens

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2022-06-11 McFee Park Phase 3 Opening 006 (1)
2022-06-11 McFee Park Phase 3 Opening 006 (1)

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Biddle Farms progress

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  • Complete construction of mid-block pedestrian crossing of Grigsby Chapel Road near Weatherly Hills Boulevard/Woodchase Drive

  • Create mobile-friendly job application process

  • Complete design of lane reassignment for additional northbound and southbound left turn lanes on Campbell Station Road at Kingston Pike intersection

  • Design roundabout on Watt Road at entrance to Mayor Bob Leonard Park

  • Enhance Planning Department communication to the public (information about pre-project meetings, improvements to MyGovernmentOnline, website updates, etc.)