Friday, October 11, 2013

October 11th Update

Cumberland Avenue Form Based Code - Final Draft UPDATE

The next step in the process is for City Council to review and act on both the adoption of the code and the rezoning in two public hearings. The first reading is scheduled for the regular City Council meeting, October 15 at 7:00 PM in the Large Assembly Room of the City County building. To access that agenda please click here.

For questions or comments, feel free to contact Anne Wallace at

CAMA Update
The monthly meeting of the Cumberland Avenue Merchants Association was held on October 2, at 3:00 pm in the Goal Post Tavern. The meeting was attended by representatives of Goal Post Tavern, Graphic Creations, Starboard Properties, UT Transportation Center, University Liquors, Walgreens, MetroPulse, and Gyrene Burger. City staff provided an update on the Streetscape project, the  Form Based Code, the project at 2010 Cumberland Avenue, the University Commons project, and parking within the district. The merchants provided updates regarding business during the past month.

The next meeting is scheduled for November 6 at 3:00 pm in the Goal Poast Tavern; please feel free to attend.

Mayor Rogero's Statement on Partial Opening of Henley Bridge
TDOT'S announcement that the Henley Bridge will open one lane in each direction on Thursday, Oct. 17th, is great news for residents and business owners in South Knoxville. We look forward to the completion of the project in the near future. Meanwhile, let's remember that South Knoxville continues to be open for business.

Baker Center - Day of Service

Baker Center has offered to assist the city with looking at parking in the area with their Day of Service on Saturday, October 12th10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Toyota Auditorium—Working in collaboration with UT and city officials, students will develop suggestions for a parking policy for the future renovated Cumberland Strip. Check for more information about how to participate.

As always, thanks for your interest in everything related to Cumberland Avenue. Have a safe and fun filled weekend.

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