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.
During the event, GNRC staff will walk through the layout of the plan and give an overview of each chapter. The event is not designed to be a public hearing, but the public will be given instructions on how they can access the plan and provide feedback throughout the adoption process. There will be later dates for public hearings.
GALLATIN NEWS - Last year, there were 35,190 tech workers employed in the Nashville metro area – an increase of 36 percent since 2015, according to the recently released Scoring Tech Talent annual report from CBRE Group. Most of those new jobs appeared within the last two years.
The report also found that there were 5,007 more new tech positions than local graduates to fill them during the last five years. Panelists noted during the forum last week that there are many ways to get into a career in tech, with some being even quicker than the typical two or four-year degree path.
FUTURE FACEBOOK FACILITY TO BRING ROAD UPGRADES, PARTNERSHIPS TO GALLATIN & SUMNER COUNTY TENNESSEAN - An extension of Gateway Drive to Highway 25 is expected to be finished in September. A traffic signal on Highway 25 and a center turn lane for eastbound motorists to turn north onto Gateway Drive is part of the project.
There will also be a deceleration and acceleration lanes on Highway 25 entering and leaving Gateway Drive. Cost is estimated at $3.4 million and provided by Facebook. Facebook has contributed more than $125,000 to local community nonprofits and schools in Sumner County and Gallatin.
266 APARTMENTS, HOTEL PROPOSED ON GREENLEA BOULEVARD GALLATIN NEWS - Update (Monday, July 26): A preliminary master development plan and rezoning request for Chandler Marketplace was pulled from the Gallatin Planning Commission agenda prior to its meeting on Monday, July 26 in order to better address traffic concerns related the development, according to a representative for the project.
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WEST END CONSTRUCTION ADOPTS AIRPORT ROAD IN LITTER PROGRAM YOUTUBE VIDEO - West End Construction becomes the second company to Adopt-A-Street in Gallatin and volunteered to keep a section of Airport Road free from litter. We're excited to install their Adopt-A-Street sign next! If your business or civic group is interested in cleaning litter a few times a year on a city street, contact Dianna in Public Works at 615-451-5909.