The next scheduled meeting of the Sevier County Commission is set to begin at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, April 21, 2008.

After hearing the reports from various commission committees and elected officials, there will be multiple resolutions up for consideration by the County Commission. The items up for discussion at this meeting will cover a wide variety of topics. To be included are zoning concerns, tax issues, and traffic related items among other topics to be discussed.

The commission will discuss the possible re-zoning of several neighborhoods in the Seymour area into high density residential areas. These areas are located on Maryville Highway, Estates Drive and Lost Branch Road.

A resolution to honor the Tennessee Valley Authority on its seventy-fifth anniversary for its service and leadership in the Tennessee Valley Region is also up for consideration. Since 1933, TVA has provided services and assistance to East Tennessee communities.

At this meeting the Commission will also be addressing various tax issues. A resolution to appoint a Delinquent Tax Attorney to Sevier County will be heard. The formation of a committee to be responsible for determining how the funds collected from the overnight lodging tax will be used has also been proposed.

The meeting will also include a resolution to set a standard for identifying historical communities throughout Sevier County so that these communities can be preserved. Also, the terms of four members of the Agricultural Extension Committee terms are ending. All Four members are eligible for and will be seeking re-appointment at this meeting.

Finally, there will be several traffic related items up for discussion at the meeting. This will include the proposition to use state funding to resurface Robert Henderson road and a request for the authorization to extend waterlines on Jayell Road.

There will also be an opportunity for members of the public to respond to or add comments to the meeting before it adjourns.

 

 

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