Notice of Public Meetings

Communications Director

Eric Vreeland
evreeland@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-3480

400 Main St., Room 654A
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Notice of Public Meetings

Posted: 09/08/2004
The James White Pkwy.-Chapman Hwy. Corridor Study Task Force invites the public of a series of informal "OPEN HOUSE MEETINGS" to be held at the following locations:

Thursday, September 23, 5-7 PM
South Doyle Middle School Library, 3900 Decatur Drive

Monday, September 27, 5-7 PM

New Hopewell Elementary School, 757 Kimberlin Heights Road

Tuesday, September 28, 5-7 PM
City/County Building's Small Assembly Room, 400 Main Street

All meetings will include information displays at stations throughout the room. Short presentations will be made at 5:15 PM and 6:15 PM.

The public is invited to drop in at any time to ask questions, fill out a comment card, and be informed of the work of the task force.

Background: In November 2003, the Tennessee Department of Transportation announced that it would refer a proposed James White Parkway Extension back to local government officials for further review. A 30 member task force consisting of residents, business owners and interested citizens has met since March 2004 to examine transportation needs in the South Knox area and what impacts the extension would have. The task force has reviewed several options and would like public comment on the two most popular alternatives. Technical assistance and staff support has been provided by the Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) and the Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization (TPO).

Media Contact: Councilman Joe Hultquist, Task Force Co-Chair at 579-1250

Councilman Chris Woodhull, Task Force Co-Chair at 661-4131