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Mayor Rogero's State of the City Address

Mayor's State of the City Address Set for April 28

Friday, April 28, 2017
- Mayor Rogero will present the State of the City Address and her proposed 2017-18 budget to City Council members and the public at 12 noon at Suttree Landing Park.

Hundreds of community leaders will hear the Mayor’s plans for continuing to strengthen the local economy and enhance our quality of life. She will detail plans for continuing to enhance neighborhoods and ensure a greener, more sustainable future.

Parking at Suttree Landing Park is limited, and parking spaces on Waterfront Drive will be reserved for ADA parking only. All other drivers should use the parking garage for the new Riverwalk at the Bridges development (the former Baptist Hospital Garage). KAT trolleys will transport attendees from the garage to the park, beginning at 11 a.m.

Motorists should also note that East Blount Avenue between Gay Street and Chapman Highway is undergoing streetscape improvements. Motorists should follow area traffic control signs to Kay Street to access the garage.

Suttree Landing Park can also be accessed by bus. Catch KAT’s Route 40 South Knoxville bus from Knoxville Station, departing at 11:15 a.m. Get off at the bus stop at Dixie Street and Sevier Avenue, a few blocks from the park – a leisurely 3-minute walk.

If you plan on attending, please RSVP by April 21 to the City’s 311 Call Center to reserve a bag lunch or to ask questions about logistics for the event. (Outside Knox County, dial 865-215-4311.) 

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 the City Law Department at 865-215-2050. 


2017 Budget Retreat
Six Month Financial Report [PDF]
Legislative Budget Hearings
Mayor's 2017 State of the City Address
2017-2018 Budget Information
2016-2017 Budget Information


February 10, 2017 Budget Retreat
February - April, 2017 – Departments Submit Budget Requests, Base Numbers Calculated, and Capital Budget Prepared
March 22 - March 24, 2017Mayor’s Budget Hearings
April 28, 2017 Mayor’s State of the City 
May 9, 2017First Reading of Budget and Tax Ordinances
May 11, 2017MPC Hearing on Capital Improvement Program
May 12, 2017Council Budget Hearings
May 12, 2017 Public Hearing
May 23, 2017Second Reading of Budget and Tax Ordinances