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Mayor Rogero's State of the City Address Set for April 26, 2019

Mayor Madeline RogeroMayor Rogero will present her annual State of the City Address at 12 noon on April 26, 2019 at the end of James White Parkway – the site where construction of a $10 million Urban Wilderness Gateway Park will soon be getting underway.

With less than eight months left in her second and final term, Mayor Rogero will present her proposed budget, which will have a continued focus on providing quality, efficient City services while also strategically investing to grow Knoxville’s economy, strengthen its neighborhoods, and increase the quality of life in our City.

To RSVP, please call the City’s 3-1-1 line by April 19, or call 865-215-4311.  

Parking at the event site is very limited. Guests will need to park at one of the three City-owned Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum (KCAC) garages and ride a KAT shuttle bus to the event. KAT buses will run continuously beginning at 11 a.m., and staff will be on-site to assist. Parking and the shuttle bus will be free for the event. 

There is accessible parking in the lower level of Garage C, next to the Mary Costa Plaza (accessed from Historic Preservation Drive). There are also 12 accessible spaces located in a surface lot off of Howard Baker Jr. Avenue, across from Garage B.

A brown bag lunch will be provided. Please wear comfortable shoes.

Anyone needing a disability accommodation should contact the City’s ADA Coordinator, Stephanie Cook, at scook@knoxvilletn.gov or 865-215-2034. For an English interpreter, contact Title VI Coordinator Tatia M. Harris at 865-215-2831.


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Budget Retreat
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February 8, 2019
City of Knoxville Budget Retreat and Six Month Financial Report released.
February - April, 2019 - Departments Submit Budget Requests, Base Numbers Calculated, and Capital Budget Prepared
March 25, 27 & 28 2019 Mayor's Budget Hearings 
April 26, 2019 - Mayor's State of the City Address
May 16, 2019 - City Council Budget Hearings & Public Hearing
May 7, 2019 First Reading of Budget & Tax Ordinances
May 9, 2019 Planning Commission Hearing on Capital Improvement Program
May 21, 2019 - Second Reading of Budget & Tax Ordinances
June 15, 2019 - Last Possible Day to Approve Budget/Tax Ordinances
July 1, 2019 - New Fiscal Year Begins