WELCOME TO DANDRIDGE, TENNESSEE
“Tennessee’s Second Oldest Town”

There’s a special feeling that comes when someone saves a place for you.  A spot at the table. A seat for the show.  A place in their hearts.  Imagine what it would be like if an entire town saved a place just for you.  First, with their warmth, their hospitality and their absolute acceptance of you as part of the “family”.  And second, by preserving a heritage . . . a breathtaking natural beauty . . . that is hard to find these days.

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TOWN OF DANDRIDGE, TENNESSEE
PUBLIC HEARING
Dandridge Police Department/Public Works Building
13 December 2016
7:00

AGENDA

• On Premise Beer Permit Request – Douglas William Stair, Piezanos, 115 W.Hwy.25/70 (Food City Shopping Center)

TOWN OF DANDRIDGE, TENNESSEE
DANDRIDGE BEER BOARD
REGULAR MEETING
Dandridge Police Department/Public Works Building
13 December 2016
Immediately following Public Hearing

AGENDA

I. CALL TO ORDER

II. ROLL CALL

III. READING & APPROVAL OF MINUTES
• Regular Session October 11, 2016

IV. BUSINESS PRESENTED BY THE MAYOR

V. OLD BUSINESS

VI. NEW BUSINESS

• On Premise Beer Permit Request – Douglas William Stair, Piezanos, 115 W.Hwy.25/70 (Food City Shopping Center)

VII. MISCELLANEOUS

VIII. ADJOURNMENT

TOWN OF DANDRIDGE, TENNESSEE
BOARD OF MAYOR AND ALDERMEN
Regular Meeting
Dandridge Police Department/Public Works Building
13 December 2016
Immediately following Beer Board Meeting

AGENDA

I. CALL TO ORDER

II. ROLL CALL

III. READING OF THE MINUTES
• October 11, 2016 Regular Session

IV. PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

V. PRESENTATION OF PETITIONS, MEMORIALS, REMONSTRANCES, AND
COMMUNICATIONS

VI. BUSINESS PRESENTED BY THE MAYOR

• Appointment of Vice-Mayor

VII. FINANCIAL REPORT BY THE TOWN RECORDER

VIII. CONSENT AGENDA

• Resolution No.16/17-13 Support for the National Park Service

• Parade/Road Closure Approval – DVFD Annual Christmas Parade, Saturday, December 17th, line up begins at 12:00, Parade at 1:00

• Parade Permit Approval – CJEF (Citizens for Justice Equality and Fairness) MLK Parade, Monday, January 16, 2017, 10:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (from the Dike to the Courthouse)

IX. PRESENTATION OF ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

• First Reading of Ordinance No.16/17-07 Amending the Zoning Map of the Town of Dandridge from a R-1 (Low Density Residential) District to a B-2 (General Commercial) District (Hwy 92 S, Map 68, Group C, Parcel 26 / First Baptist Church)

• First Reading of Ordinance No.16/17-08 To Create a Municipal Inspection Fee

• Resolution No.16/17-12 Authorizing the Town of Dandridge to Participate in the Pool’s Property Conservation Matching Grant Program

X. OLD BUSINESS

XI. NEW BUSINESS

• RFP Approval – Design-Build Fishing Pier & Boat Slips on Douglas Lake

• Grant Contract Approval – Department of Agriculture (TN Agricultural Enhancement Program Agricultural Growth Initiative/Farmers Market Promotion & Retail Grant) - $1,000 grant, 100% contracted

• DVFD Grant Contract Approval – Department of Agriculture (Cooperative Forestry Assistance Grant) - $6,000 grant, 50/50 match

• DWMF Drought Management Plan

• Off-Duty Police Policy

• Approval to Contract Bands for Music on the Town

• Approval to Contract Event Production for the Scots Irish Festival

• Approval to Amend the DVFD Budget to Appropriate Funds from the Donation Account to Purchase Turnout & Wildland Fire Gear

• Commission Appointments
o Historic Planning Commission (Cecil Franklin – Term expires 12/31/16)
o Historic Planning Commission BMA Representative (Jeff Depew currently serving)
o Regional Planning Commission (Jessie Elder – Term expired 12/1/16)
o Regional Planning Commission BMA Representative (Mike Nelson currently serving)
o Park Committee BMA Representative
o Recreation Board BMA Representative

• Town Administrator Contract Review/Approval

• Employees Christmas Holiday Work Schedule

• Reminder - Employee Christmas Lunch, Thursday, December 22nd, 12:00 at FODAC

XII. MISCELLANEOUS

XIII. ADJOURNMENT
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Come to Historic Downtown Dandridge this weekend for extended shopping hours by participating stores and visit the Drive Thru Live Christmas Nativity at Mountain View Church located adjacent to the Historic Downtown Square. Due to weather expectations and illness, carriage rides and carolers have been cancelled for that evening.

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DANDRIDGE PHONE NUMBERS

  • (865) 397-9200 | ACTIVITY CENTER
  • (865) 397-3192 | FIRE
  • (865) 397-8862 | POLICE
  • (865) 397-7420 | TOWN HALL
  • (865) 397-2925 | WATER
  • (865) 397-5101 | PUBLIC WORKS
  • (865) 397-9758 | LIBRARY

LATEST NEWS

Waterfront Plan

July 28th, 2016|0 Comments

For more information on the plans to promote new opportunity for Douglas Lake in Town, view the Dandridge Waterfront Master Plan.   Highlights include: Phase 1: New Public Dock on TWRA Property (proposed years

Broadband Feasibility Study

November 30th, 2015|0 Comments

Dandridge is partnering with Appalachian Electric Cooperative (AEC), Town of White Pine, and Jefferson City to conduct a Broadband Feasibility Study. Dandridge is making an effort to determine the need for improved broadband services. Your

HOME Grant Public Meeting

October 26th, 2015|0 Comments

The Town of Dandridge has received a grant from the Tennessee Housing and Development Authority to renovate homes for low income home owners.  The Town would encourage anyone that owns their own home that is

VISITORS

Dandridge Tennessee Visitors

DOUGLAS LAKE

Visitors to Dandridge are always impressed with the historic preservation and the quaintness of the town. Restaurants and shops line the downtown streets and the lake makes recreation a viable option for family vacations. Guided walking tours of the historic district can be arranged for groups by contacting the Visitor’s Center at (865) 397-7420 ext. 16.

EVENTS

Dandridge Tennessee Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

The 11th annual Music on the Town concert series is returning to Thursday nights in September and October.  This year we have 7 nights of great entertainment scheduled, the September events will be outdoors behind Town Hall in the downtown district, the October events will be held at the Field of Dreams Activity Center. Food Service begins at 6:30pm with the Music beginning at 7:00pm.  The schedule can be found under the Events Calendar.

HISTORY

Dandridge Tennessee History

DOWNTOWN

Dandridge was founded around 1783 when the settlers came across the Appalachian Mountains moving west. It remained a quaint agriculture setting due to the fertile lands along the French Broad River. When TVA began construction of Douglas Dam to generate electrical power, many of these farms are now covered by the waters of the Douglas Lake Reservoir. The Town of Dandridge would not be in existence today were it not for a group of citizens who went to Washington, DC and lobbied for a stone and earth dike to keep the waters of the reservoir from flooding the town.

COMMERCE

Dandridge Tennessee Commerce

DANDRIDGE GROWTH

Being a short drive from Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Knoxville and the University of Tennessee, Dandridge offers lodging, food and shopping to those who want to avoid the daily crowds. Situated only two miles from the intersection of I-40 and I-81, Dandridge is a prime destination for anyone visiting the Smoky Mountains and who would want to see and tour Bush Brother’s, the largest producer of baked beans in the world, located approximately 10 miles south of the town.