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Clarksville Parks and Recreation invites public to design workshop for inclusive playground

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is inviting citizens to participate in a two-day workshop on the design of a proposed new inclusive playground at the Clarksville Athletic Complex at Exit 8.

The workshop is from 6:00pm-7:30pm on January 16th at Freedom Point. The purpose is to show the community what inclusive play looks like and to gather ideas, thoughts and visions about how a new inclusive park could take shape in the Athletic Complex, which is in the design phase.

The goal is to formulate a path forward based on input from the community to create a playground for everyone to enjoy.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department workshop will brainstorm design of potential playground at Exit 8 Clarksville Athletic Complex.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department workshop will brainstorm design of potential playground at Exit 8 Clarksville Athletic Complex.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation reports Playground at Liberty Park reopens

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department has announced that the playground at Liberty Park located at 1188 Cumberland Drive has reopened to the public.

The playground has been closed to replace the mulch after heavy rains caused flooding.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation replaces mulch at the Liberty Park Playground after flooding.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation replaces mulch at the Liberty Park Playground after flooding.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation installs upgraded playground equipment at Bel-Aire Park

 

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation reopened Bel-Aire Park, a neighborhood green space on Marie Drive off of Peachers Mill Road, Thursday with new and improved playground equipment.

“When I became Mayor, one thing that was very important to me, was ensuring we had recreational opportunities, parks and other amenities for all children to enjoy,” Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan said.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, joined by more than 50 children and staff from the Kleeman Community Center, cut a ribbon during the ribbon cutting ceremony at Bel-Aire Park June 7th, 2018. The ceremony marked the official reopening of the park, after it received much needed equipment upgrades. Improvements include a new playground that meets the current guidelines under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan, joined by more than 50 children and staff from the Kleeman Community Center, cut a ribbon during the ribbon cutting ceremony at Bel-Aire Park June 7th, 2018. The ceremony marked the official reopening of the park, after it received much needed equipment upgrades. Improvements include a new playground that meets the current guidelines under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to unveil new playground at Bel-Aire Park

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation will cut ribbon Thursday morning

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation invites the public to a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the installation of new playground equipment.

The ribbon cutting ceremony will be at 9:00am on Thursday, June 7th, 2018 at Bel-Aire Park, a neighborhood green space on Marie Drive off of Peachers Mill Road.

Bel-Aire Park's new playground to be unveiled Thursday, June 7th.

Bel-Aire Park’s new playground to be unveiled Thursday, June 7th.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan unveils 2018 City Budget

 

No-tax-increase plan focuses on public safety, roads

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan presented a proposed 2017-18 budget Wednesday that calls for no property tax increase, but provides for significant investment in public safety, new roadways, a downtown Performing Arts and Conference Center, a family Athletic Complex and land for a new Urban Wilderness park in the heart of the city.

“I’m proposing a No-Tax-Increase budget, with the property tax rate remaining $1.24 per $100 of assessed property value,” Mayor McMillan said in her annual budget speech to the community. “This is the same rate City property owners paid this year.”

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to hold Grand Opening for new Playground and Splash Pad at Heritage Park

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville is proud to announce the grand opening of the city’s first all-inclusive splash pad and playground at Heritage Park, located at 1241 Peachers Mill Road.

The grand opening will take place Thursday, May 26th at 10:00am at the park.

New Splash Pad at Heritage Park.

New Splash Pad at Heritage Park.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to unveil new playground and restroom facilities at Edith Pettus Park

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation and the Office of Housing and Community Development will unveil two additions to Edith Pettus Park, located at 345 Farris Drive, during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, May 16th at 2:00pm.

New playground at Edith Pettus Park.

New playground at Edith Pettus Park.

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City of Clarksville and Rotary Clubs sign agreement for Playgrounds in Heritage Park

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville and the presidents of the Sunrise Rotary Club, the Noon Rotary Club and the Sunset Rotary Club signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the construction of a new splash pad and playground areas in Heritage Park.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan signs Memorandum of Understanding for the construction of a new splash pad and playground areas in Heritage Park.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan signs Memorandum of Understanding for the construction of a new splash pad and playground areas in Heritage Park.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Community Meeting for Future of Burchwood Park set for October 28th

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville’s Parks and Recreation Department will conduct a community meeting to discuss the future development of Burchwood Park that includes plans for a new playground and parking lot. «Read the rest of this article»

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County Mayor Carolyn Bowers looks back at the last eight years and ahead at Montgomery County’s Future

 

Election 2014

Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers was born and raised in Clarksville-Montgomery County. She graduated from Clarksville High School, then attended Austin Peay State University where she received her Bachelor and Masters Degrees. For 29 years, she taught high school business and computer classes in the school system. It was something she enjoyed and loved to do.

Serving as Montgomery County Trustee for two terms before becoming Montgomery County Mayor gave her experience with the county budget and the revenue end. As mayor, she began working on the expenditure end as well as managing the revenues and the bonds that you sell to fund capital projects.

Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers.

Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers.

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