Public Safety Forum Agenda | Download
Public Safety Forum Agenda | Download
Funding Helps Promote Energy Efficiency Projects, Benefiting the Environment and Bottom Line
Nashville – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau today announced a second offering of the Clean Tennessee Energy Grants, totaling $2.25 million to fund energy efficiency projects for municipal governments, county governments, utility districts, and other similar entities across Tennessee.
Grants will help encourage proper collection of Used Motor Oil across Tennessee
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau today announced $322,400 in collection grants to establish, upgrade and expand used motor oil collection centers in 21 counties across Tennessee.
Week celebrates innovation and entrepreneurial spirit
NASHVILLE – Governor Bill Haslam today announced Tennessee has organized the largest number of events focused on supporting local entrepreneurs in conjunction with Global Entrepreneurship Week 2012 (GEW).
Four Educational Institutions to Receive Grants for Projects Benefiting Both the Environment and Bottom Line
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner Bob Martineau today awarded $780,000 in Clean Tennessee Energy Grants to fund energy efficiency projects at four Tennessee educational institutions across the state. These projects are designed to reduce air emissions, improve energy efficiency and create cost savings.
Oberto Brands, a national leader in the meat snacks category and maker of the popular Oh Boy, Oberto! jerky line, today announced the company will open a new production facility in Nashville, Tenn. in the first half of 2013, bringing hundreds of jobs to the area. The new facility will join Oberto’s existing production facility at its headquarters in Kent, Wash., and is being added to help keep up with rapidly growing demand for Oberto’s products, which has doubled over the last few years and shows no sign of slowing down.
Grants Assist Communities with Infrastructure Improvements
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced six recipients of Community Development Block Grants that will assist with infrastructure improvements in area communities. The grant recipients included Bedford County, Jasper, McMinn County, Petersburg, Pulaski and Tellico Plains. Today’s announcement is the final 2012 CDBG announcement. A complete list of 2012 CDBG recipients can be viewed here: http://www.openecd.tn.gov/cdbg.html.
Campbell replaces Fowlkes in Division VI, 30th Judicial District in Shelby County
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today announced the appointment of John Campbell as Criminal Court judge, Division VI, for the 30th Judicial District, serving Shelby County.
Campbell replaces Judge John Fowlkes who resigned in July to become a Federal District Court judge.
Tuesday, November 6 – Tuesday, November 13
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam will hold state budget hearings for Fiscal Year 2013-2014 on Tuesday, November 6 through Tuesday, November 13.
This year the hearings will be held in the Davidson Room on the third floor of the Tennessee Tower in Nashville. Haslam, Finance and Administration Commissioner Mark Emkes and David Thurman, the state budget director, will preside.
Manufacturer of Critical Components for the Electric Utility Grid Anticipated to Create 250 Jobs
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development joined with company officials today to announce MacLean Power Systems will locate a manufacturing plant in Gibson County. This announcement represents an investment of $12 million by the company, and the Trenton project, located at 1465 Industrial Park Drive, is anticipated to create 250 jobs.