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City of Clarksville receives $1.7 Million grant from U.S. Department of Justice’s COPS Hiring Program

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan is proud to announce that the City of Clarksville is receiving over $1.7 million dollars in grant funds from the U.S. Department of Justice’s COPS Hiring Program (CHP).

The grant funds may be used over a three-year period and will be used to hire 14 new police officers. Although the City was informed of the grant’s award on September 29th, the effective date was September 1st, 2014. It is anticipated that the 14 new officers will be hired by June 30th, 2015.

Grant money to be used to hire 14 new Police Officers.

Grant money to be used to hire 14 new Police Officers.

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City of Clarksville seeks public input on Greenway

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville’s Parks and Recreation department invites the citizens of Clarksville to a Public Input Workshop, Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm at the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Office Conference Room located at 104 Public Square.

Clarksville Greenway bath house.

Clarksville Greenway bath house.

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Mayor Kim McMillan welcomes Federal support for Homeland Security Watercrafts

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan welcomed news that the City of Clarksville can proceed with the procurement of two watercrafts after receiving more than $300,000 in grant funding from the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Port Security Grant Program.

The City of Clarksville is one of Tennessee’s 11 Homeland Security Districts to be awarded federal funding from the Homeland Security Grant Funds. «Read the rest of this article»

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Public Input Session for Proposed Additions to the Clarksville Greenway System

 

Clarksville GreenwayClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville’s Parks & Recreation department invites the citizens of Clarksville to a Public Input Review and Comment Session, Saturday, October 30th from 2:00pm to 3:30pm at the Parks and Recreation Office Conference Room located at 102 Public Square.

This Public Input Review and Comment Session is being conducted to receive ideas and suggestions concerning two proposed additions to the Clarksville Greenway System and also to satisfy Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) grant requirements. The City of Clarksville is preparing to submit a grant application to help with funding of the following two projects.  «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Receives $4,000 to Plant Trees

 

top-spot-logoOn October 14th, the City of Clarksville received confirmation from the Tennessee Department of Agriculture that the City has been awarded $4,000 in the form of a matching grant to be used for planting trees. The other $4,000 will be provided by the City. The money comes from the Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program, and is administered by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, Division of Forestry.

The grant will be used to plant forty trees within the large, circular ramp loop at the intersection of Ft. Campbell Boulevard and 101st Airborne Division Parkway. Three tree species have been selected for the project. Twenty shumard oak (Quercus shumardii), ten Kentucky coffee trees (Gymnocladus dioicus), and ten bur oak (Quercus macrocarpa) will be planted.

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Clarksville Receives grant to plant trees from the TN Department of Agriculture

 

top-spot-logoOn September 1st, the City of Clarksville received confirmation from the Tennessee Department of Agriculture that the City will receive an Ice Storm Recover Grant in the amount of $20,000 to plant one hundred trees at Heritage Park. The Ice Storm Recovery Grant money comes from the USDA Forest Service’s Urban and Community Forestry program, and was made available to Tennessee communities within the seven counties which suffered tree damage from the January 2009 ice storm.

The trees will be planted along the North edge of the park either this fall or early next spring. The primary purpose of the tree planting project will be to provide a wind break for the soccer fields, as well as to provide beautification along 101st Airborne Division Parkway. Several species of evergreen trees; including Southern Magnolia, will be used.

The City Forester, Clint Patterson, applied for the grant with the support of Clarksville’s Tree Board and with help from City Grants Coordinator Ron McClurg.

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