Weekly Wrap Up

ADMINISTRATION 

  • This Week
    • Board of Mayor & Aldermen meetings were held on Tuesday, 6/11.
    • I (Nolan Ming) attended the TDOT Center Hill Rural Planning Organization meeting in Cookeville on Tuesday, 6/11. 
    • Staff meeting held on Wednesday, 6/12.
    • Presented to leadership McMinnville on Wednesday. 
  • Next Week
    • Meeting with the IDB re: Property Evaluation Program on Thursday, 6/20. 

STRATEGIC PLAN PROGRESS 

  • Click HERE to see progress towards our 2023-2026 strategic plan goals.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES 

  • Click HERE for a list of current job openings.

FINANCE

  • You can now pay your taxes online or by phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! Simply go to our website and click ‘Lookup or pay property taxes,’ go to bit.ly/mcmtaxesonline, or call us at 931-473-1200 anytime.
  • Click HERE for a copy of the 24/25 approved budget summary. 
  • Click HERE to see your estimated taxpayer receipt.

POLICE 

  • This Week
    • Tips can be given by calling the criminal investigation division at 931-473-3386. If no one answers, you may leave a message and remain anonymous if you wish. 
    • With extremely high temperatures expected throughout the week and weekend, we would like to remind you to take frequent breaks when working outside. Ensure adequate water intake and proper sun protection, and avoid extended periods of time in the heat if you can. Also, make sure your pets have adequate water and shelter from the elements if they are outside. 
    • We have continued to utilize the new message board in various locations throughout the city. The message board has displayed information about accidents and speed warnings. 
    • The motorcycle unit has been out on patrol. 
  • Next Week
    • As summertime approaches, remember that there are more motorcycles on the roadways. Please remember to look twice.
    • There is also an increase of walkers and children taking advantage of outdoor activities, please be mindful of this especially in areas of high traffic such as the Milner Center. Take your time traveling in these locations. 
    • We will begin accepting school supply donations for our 3rd Annual Battle of the Badges Game on August 1st. Please drop off donations at the City Hall Building, 3rd Floor. Drop off hours between 7 am - 5 pm M-F. 

FIRE 

  • This Week
    • Finish up with flowing and testing the fire hydrants
    • Firefighter interviews on Thursday
    • Installed one new car seat
    • Met with Jay Bragg to review our insurance policy
    • Helping out with a car seat checkpoint event this Friday, the 14thfrom 9-12 at the WDG parking lot
  • Next Week
    • Checking with different vendors for equipment
    • Still looking for upcoming grants
    • Getting back to doing fire inspections

PARKS & RECREATION
  • This Week
    • Working on bid specifications for several projects.
    • Installing numbers at Farmer’s Market for vendors.
    • Preparing to work on Rocket Park clubhouse exterior.
    • Meeting with First National Bank/Ben Lomand on 4th of July Fireworks event.
    • Meeting with Ben Lomand on Broadband Community Grant.
  • Next Week
    • We are hosting a state tournament for 9-10 year-olds on Dottie West and Sam Martin fields on June 20th, 21st, and 22nd.
    • Continued work on bid specifications for projects.
    • Should be receiving new ballfield signs and wayfinding signage.
  • Upcoming
    • 4th of July Downtown Celebration- July 4th on Main Street.
    • Independence Day Freedom Fest Celebration- July 4th at the Milner Center complex. Festivities start at 5 p.m., and fireworks start at 9 p.m.

PARK THEATER

  • This Week
    • Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives | presented by On Fire Concerts | Saturday, June 15 @ 7:00 pm
  • Upcoming 
    • Kids Summer Drama Camp WEEK 1 | presented in partnership with Warren Arts | June 24 - 29
    • Gangstagrass: Bluegrass and Hip-Hop | presented as part of the Park Theater Signature Series | Sunday, July 14 @ 7 pm
    • Kids Summer Drama Camp WEEK 2 | presented in partnership with Warren Arts | July 15 - 20
    • Deana Carter | presented by On Fire Concerts | Saturday, August 10 @ 7 pm
    • Shenandoah | presented by On Fire Concerts | Saturday, August 17 @ 7 pm
Click HERE for more information and tickets.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
  • This Week
    • BOMA Meeting
    • Presentation to Leadership with Nolan regarding Economic Development
    • Met with several developers for potential projects.
  • Next Week
    • Working on Zoning changes
    • Annual City Property Survey

WATER & WASTEWATER
  • This Week
    • Several service calls and locates
    • Repaired a clean-out on Red Rd.
    • Cut-offs for non-pay on 6.11.24
    • Made a 6” sewer tap on Seitz Street.
    • Made a ¾ “water tap on Seitz Street.
    • Continued lead line inventory required by Tn. Dept of Environment.
    • Replaced a broken meter stop on McBride Street.
    • Checked all pump stations.
    • Continued work on inventory.
    • Replaced ¾” water service on Old Smithville Hwy.
    • Replaced a fire hydrant at the 202 Bell Street location prior to paving the parking lot.
    • Cleaned clarifier # 2 @ the wastewater plant.
    • Mowed and sprayed as needed at all water dept. properties.
    • Changed oil in the screw pumps at the wastewater plant.
    • Will meet with Jay Bragg on Friday concerning property and equipment insurance coverages.
  • Next Week
    • We will be working on Towles Ave Sewer repairs for paving projects.
    • Regular maintenance will be performed both at the water and wastewater plants.

PUBLIC WORKS 
  • This Week
    • Excavated, set forms, and poured concrete for the sidewalks on Garfield St. 
    • Mowed ROWs. 
    • Continued working on some stormwater problems we had during the flood.  
    • Worked on some work orders.  
    • Awarded a bid for street striping to PSG and will start striping after July 1st. 
    • Worked with the water dept. to get a list of streets to be paved this budget year. 
  • Next Week
    • Excavate and pour concrete for the sidewalk on Garfield St. 
    • Repair a sidewalk at 601 North Chancery Street. 
    • Mowing ROWs. 
    • Continue working on some flooding problems we have.