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Welcome to the City Blog! Here you will find news and notes about City of Knoxville services, updates on ongoing projects, links to community events, and much more. If you have questions or comments about the Blog, please email citywebmaster@knoxvilletn.gov. If you would like to peruse our Blog Archives please click here.


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The City’s project to replace all streetlights with LED technology is underway, with crews currently focused on neighborhoods located off Asheville Highway.  In hilly, wooded landscapes like Holsto ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Sep 20, 2018 at 1:23 PM
  
The pilot phase of the City’s LED retrofit project is underway, with 17 intersections and stretches of roadway outfitted with new LED streetlights for project contractor Siemens, City staff and reside ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Feb 21, 2018 at 6:40 PM
  
Mayor Madeline Rogero and Office of Sustainability project manager Brian Blackmon traveled to Chicago this week to represent Knoxville at the North American Climate Summit, sponsored by the Global ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Dec 11, 2017 at 2:00 PM
  
Office of Sustainability Director Erin Gill, right, stands among the crowd of people marking the close of the successful KEEM program.  The Public Works Building's meeting room was full of peop ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Aug 16, 2017 at 4:03 PM
  
On June 1, Mayor Madeline Rogero announced that she was among 61 U.S. mayors pledging to adopt, honor and uphold the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement in their cities, despite President Trump pulli ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Jun 15, 2017 at 5:43 PM
  
Habits are hard to break, but how easy are they to make?  With awareness, preparation and practice, recycling is a lifestyle your household can adopt and enjoy.  For beginners, it’s important to ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On May 10, 2017 at 11:35 AM
  
Mayor Madeline Rogero traveled to Eastbridge Business Park in Mascot, Tenn. on Friday to help “plug in” the new 1 mega-watt solar array installed on the site.  “The City of Knoxville is com ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Apr 21, 2017 at 5:03 PM
  
With new garbage receptacles in (nearly) every household, City residents now have carte blanche regarding their former waste bins: kick them to the curb or give them a new role.  The Office of Soli ... more» 
Posted by ptravis  On Feb 07, 2017 at 12:50 PM
  
As we mentioned previously, last week the City of Knoxville hosted consultants from Smart Growth America and Strategic Economics for two days of workshops and discussions about Transit Oriented Develo ... more» 
Posted by Guest  On Jul 24, 2015 at 3:29 PM
  
Interested in solar energy? Visit SPECTRUM, the University of Tennessee’s interactive solar energy exhibit, at Knoxville Center Mall on Saturday, July 25, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for a free "Solar ... more» 
Posted by Guest  On Jul 24, 2015 at 1:33 PM
  
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