An energetic small city set in the idyllic countryside only 30 miles north of Nashville, Gallatin offers the rich variety of recreational, educational, and economic activities you’d expect to find in a bigger city. Gallatin boasts high-paying jobs and low taxes, economic health, a thriving arts scene, and a vibrant retail environment make Gallatin a hub for family life.
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MAYOR PAIGE BROWN ANNOUNCES COMMUNITY CAMPAIGN ON LITTER BEGINNING IN MARCH
Mayor Brown and Public Works are encouraging social groups to mobilize in the effort to remove trash from our roadways, parks and shorelines. Your group chooses the location and the city supplies equipment like grabbers, trashbags and gloves and then Public Works hauls the trash away. Contact Dianna at 615-451-5909 or the Mayor's Office at 615-451-5961
GALLATIN SEEKING NEW PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR GALLATIN NEWS - Members of the Gallatin City Council were informed last month that current Public Works Director Zach Wilkinson had submitted his letter of resignation to the city.
The city launched a search for a new public works director on Jan. 13 and will be accepting applications for a minimum of 30 days, according to Connie Flood, human resources director for the city. Applications will then be screened for minimum qualifications before they are sent to an expert panel for consideration.
SUMNER FOOD BANK ADDING SECOND MONTHLY GIVEAWAY GALLATIN NEWS - Despite being able to feed more than 600 families from across the county in both December and January, officials with the food bank have also had to turn away more than 100 others each month as well. In an effort to help more families, the Sumner County Food Bank will partner with Second Harvest Food Bank to add a second monthly drive-thru food giveaway at the nonprofit’s headquarters, located at 1021 Woods Ferry Rd. in Gallatin.
The additional giveaways will take place on the fourth Saturday of every month beginning Feb. 27. Each one will start at 8 a.m. and go until all of the food is distributed.
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PROGRAM OFFERS FREE RIDES TO SENIORS SEEKING VACCINES GALLATIN NEWS - Community Life Ride, an initiative that provides affordable transportation to senior citizens who live in Hendersonville and Gallatin, is now offering free rides for those scheduled to receive the vaccine at Volunteer State Community College, according to Community Life Ride Program Manager Christine Martin. To learn more about Community Life Ride or to schedule a ride, call Martin at 615-431-2660.