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  1. Recreation Center Improvements

    The City is currently having a Facility Needs Assessment done of the Recreation Center. What ideas do you have for improvements and/or new services needed at the Recreation Center?

    Feb 21, 2013 by Harold Stewart (29 points)

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  2. Allow city residents the ability to own 5 chickens (hens)

    In a poor economy many are seeking healthy cost-effective options. If residents can possess chicken (hens only) and house them efficiently so not to be a visual nusence the ability to possess...
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    Mar 12, 2013 by kevotp (13 points)

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  3. Has the city ever re-considered a water park?

    I think a water park would be a great addition/attraction for the city.

    Apr 2, 2013 by Jill Roozeboom (14 points)

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  4. Website Feedback

    Please feel free to give us your feedback on the website here.

    Feb 15, 2013 by Heather Ussery (15 points)

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  5. Splash Pads?

    Do you think the City should consider installing splash pads for community use? A small publicly accessible (free) one at Young's Park? A larger one at the Recreation Center that is included with a...
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    Feb 21, 2013 by Harold Stewart (29 points)

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  6. Young's Park Handicap Accessible Playground

    The local Morning Kiwanis Club has raised enough money to complete Phase 1 of a handicapped accessible playground at Young's Park. Are you excited for construction to begin in Spring 2013?

    Feb 21, 2013 by Harold Stewart (29 points)

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  7. Public Library Expansion

    The City of Knoxville Public Library is currently working on fund raising donations in hopes to expand the existing building.

    Feb 15, 2013 by Heather Ussery (15 points)

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  8. City acquiring and demolishing dilapidated houses

    The City has budgeted funding in the FY 13/14 Budget to assist with removing abandoned and dilapidated houses through out the community. Do you think this is something the City should help with?

    Feb 21, 2013 by Harold Stewart (29 points)

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  9. Dog Park

    Pros/Cons? Ideas? Let us know!

    Feb 15, 2013 by Heather Ussery (15 points)

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  10. Housing Development

    The City has budgeted funding in the FY 13/14 Budget to take a more active role in developing lots for new housing construction. What do you think of the City taking a more proactive role in this...
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    Feb 21, 2013 by Harold Stewart (29 points)

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  11. Golf Carts & Utility Vehicles Driving on City Streets

    Currently the City allows people to drive golf carts on City streets if they follow certain rules. Utility vehicles (Mules, Gators, Rangers, etc.) are not allowed. What do you think? Should we...
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    Aug 9, 2013 by Dan Losada (5 points)

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  12. Plan of action for businesses on the square

    Did the city think about working with the local businesses downtown and the owners of empty storefronts to have a plan to help the local businesses impacted by the streetscape to have temporary...
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    Aug 20, 2013 by Troy VandeKamp (26 points)

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  13. Mini-Libraries

    A few area cities have started erecting enclosed structures (mini-libraries) - a little larger than a mail box - on public and private grounds. People donate and stock the mini-libraries with their...
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    Sep 16, 2013 by Harv Sprafka (5 points)

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  14. How can we implement www.job-nest.com in Knoxville?

    Knoxville is the first in the country to try to implement a new economic development program that connects job seekers (focusing on high schoolers) with households or businesses needing temporary...
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    Sep 15, 2013 by Jeremy Haack (5 points)

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  15. Youth Soccer Fields

    Where is the city regarding providing and maintaining adequate soccer fields for Knoxville's youth? In the few years we have been involved with the Knoxville Soccer Club, it has grown leaps and...
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    May 6, 2014 by Jill Mathes Findley (8 points)

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  16. Fallout Shelter

    Lets forget about dog parks and water slides for a min and talk about more pressing business like ww3 its no shock to me that the communists are making a come back and are republic has been all but...
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    Mar 29, 2014 by John Hart (57 points)

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  17. Question about our bike trail.

    I know there has been discussion about how to get across highway 14 with the bike trail and how to fund the rest of the trail if they do get across the highway and I would really like to see that...
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    Mar 5, 2014 by Steve S (8 points)

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  18. Seat belt Tickets = ?

    Why? Who is responsible for me? I though i was but i get the feeling someone else thinks they are :) My idea is to abolish seat belt tickets inside knoxville because it is an attack on my freedom.....
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    Mar 29, 2014 by John Hart (57 points)

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  19. Fallout shelter

    Lets forget about dog parks and water slides for a min and talk about more pressing business like ww3 its no shock to me that the communists are making a come back and are republic has been all but...
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    Mar 29, 2014 by John Hart (57 points)

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  20. STORES

    Stores around square.

    Nov 13, 2015 by M Shank (11 points)

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  21. City enforcing trash laws.

    Whenever I come home to visit my parents, I see more and more homes with trash stacked on their front porch, or in their front yard. Piles of it, for weeks on end. My parents have said they have...
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    Aug 21, 2015 by Jerry Peck (7 points)

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  22. On-street parking

    I have noticed a lot of people parallel parking on the street opposite of driveways. While this is probably on technically illegal, it doesn't strike me as a safe or smart practice. It makes it...
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    Oct 8, 2015 by Chrissy Busick (5 points)

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  23. more social events

    I am new in town, there seems to be no way to get to meet new people. I don't do bars, are there any groups, such as bingo night, card night, get to know your neibhbors nite? I love board games &...
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    Oct 29, 2016 by Cam Fay (5 points)

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  24. Need to do some polling

    Why not put a poll on here, FB, Twitter, around town, etc. to see if there is any interest in having a "game" night maybe once a week? Ask for age, give a few game ideas (yahtzee, Dominos, Card...
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    Nov 4, 2016 by Jomama (5 points)

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  25. is there any kind of "welcome to Knoxville" committee for people moving here?

    I moved here about 6 months ago, and was amazaed at thej lack of community involvement. I would love to volunteer to do this. Also the huge lack of things happening around town, and the complete lack...
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    May 27, 2017 by Jomama (5 points)

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