News Flash

Posted on: February 25, 2021

Gas & Water online and pay-by-phone payment feature access to be temporarily down

Clarksville Gas and Water

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water’s customer online bill payment, WebConnect, and pay-by-phone payment feature, Utility Billing Line, will be down temporarily on Friday, Feb. 26, from 8 p.m. until approximately 9 p.m. fo...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Denny Road & Richview Park subdivision water outage planned

Clarksville Gas and Water

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water has planned a water outage, weather permitting, on Thursday, Feb. 25, at 10 p.m. on Denny Road, a section of Madison Street from Denny Road to South Richview Road and the Richview Park subdivision...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Sewer lateral line rehabilitation work schedule

Clarksville Gas and Water

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water sewer lateral line rehabilitation contract work is being done on the following streets through Friday, Feb. 26.

  • Alabama Avenue
  • Kentucky Avenue
  • Mississippi Avenue

While work is performed, customer sewe...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Community Development extends CDBG grant deadline

Public Icon

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The City’s Office of Housing & Community Development has extended the grant application deadline for its Fiscal Year 2021-22 Community Development Block Grant funds.  

Applications wil...

Read on...

Community & Economic Development
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Trenton Road & Meriwether Road water outage planned

Clarksville Gas and Water

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water has planned a water outage on Thursday, Feb. 25, at 10 p.m. on a section of Trenton Road from Hazelwood Road to Branson Way and on Meriwether Road between Trenton Road and Glenhurst Way for water main line ...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Gas & Water offices reopened Monday

Clarksville Gas and Water

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water administration and engineering offices including customer service centers, have reopened for normal operations on Monday, Feb. 22, after closing last week due to unprecedented weather conditions.

C...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: February 12, 2021

Parks & Recreation to host Escape Room game

Parks logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Can you crack codes, solve riddles, or find clues? Clarksville Parks & Recreation is inviting the public to participate in the first-ever Burt-Cobb Break Out: Escape Room!

Burt-Cobb Recreation ...

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: February 4, 2021

Now hiring Lifeguards!

Lifeguard

Lifeguards are responsible for guarding their area of responsibility, responding to any level of incident around the entire facility, enforcing Parks & Recreation rules fairly and politely, being responsive to patron requests, ensuring patron safety, ...

Read on...

Additional Info... Home - Spotlight - Parks & Rec
Posted on: January 28, 2021

Community Development invites CDBG grant applications

City of Clarksville blue full (3)

The City of Clarksville’s Office of Housing & Community Development will be  accepting grant applications for its Fiscal Year 2021-22 Community Development Block Grant funds.  

The applications period will be from 8 a.m. Feb...

Read on...

Community & Economic Development
Posted on: January 22, 2021

Gas & Water's sewer manhole rehabilitation contract work to begin

Clarksville Gas and Water

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water contractor, CTR Coatings of Knoxville, Tennessee, is scheduled to begin sewer manhole rehabilitation work on Monday, Jan. 25, in various locations throughout Clarksville over the next several mont...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: January 13, 2021

Filmmakers sought for Clarksville Film Festival

Parks logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Do you dream of being a Hollywood director? Do you have a talent for cinematography? Clarksville Parks and Recreation is looking for you and your team to compete in the Clarksville Film Festival, sponsored...

Read on...

More information Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: December 14, 2020

Gas & Water to close service lobbies after COVID-19 spike

CGW logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water will close customer service center lobbies to lower the health risk to employees and the public after a recent sharp increase in active COVID-19 cases in Clarksville-Montgomery County.

Gas & Wa...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: November 25, 2020

Christmas Parade will be a drive-through experience

Parks logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The 2020 Clarksville Christmas Parade will be a drive-through experience because of the COVID-19 pandemic, City of Clarksville City Montgomery County officials announced after deliberating how to continue the tradition while...

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Billy Dunlop Park renovation earns award

Parks logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Parks & Recreation received a Four Star Award from the Tennessee Recreation & Parks Association for renovation of the pavilion at Billy Dunlop Park.

The Renovated Facility Award (budget ...

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Parks & Recreation to close some facilities

Parks logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Parks & Recreation will close some indoor facilities and its main office to the public until Jan. 21, 2021, as part of the City’s efforts to follow Executive Order No. 70 issued b...

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2020

Dunlop intersection to close for paving

Dunlop Lane Project

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Paving of the intersection at Dunlop Lane and International Boulevard will occur overnight from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m on Nov. 4-5, requiring a portion of the intersection to be closed.

The approach on Dunlop Lane from Ten...

Read on...

Street Department
Posted on: October 29, 2020

City wants to distribute COVID-related grants

City of Clarksville blue

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville’s Office of Housing & Community Development is inviting organizations to apply for special Community Development Block Grants that address COVID-19 impacts.

Clarksville is proposing amendin...

Read on...

Community & Economic Development
Posted on: October 23, 2020

Clarksville Police to reopen lobbies to public

CPD Logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Lobbies at Clarksville Police Department offices will reopen to the public on Monday, Oct. 26 after being closed earlier this month because of several positive COVID-19 tests among administrative staff.

CPD office l...

Read on...

Police Department - News Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Gas & Water joins annual “Imagine a Day Without Water”

idww2020_logo_standard_trans (resized)

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Today, Clarksville Gas & Water joined elected officials, water utilities, community leaders, educators, and businesses from across the country as part of the sixth annual ”Imagine a Day Without Water,” a nationwide day of...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Gas & Water observes Public Natural Gas Week

Gas Week

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.  – Clarksville Gas & Water will observe the national Public Natural Gas Week from Oct. 4-10. This annual nationwide event is intended to build public awareness about the value of having a community-owned natural g...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: September 29, 2020

New Providence indoor pool opens Oct. 1

New Providence Pool

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation will open New Providence pool on Oct. 1 for indoor swimming activities through the fall and winter months.

The pool, at 168 Cunningham Lane, is covered with an inflated dome from October to ...

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: September 23, 2020

2020 Christmas Parade planning begins

christmas parade

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Planning for the 2020 Clarksville Christmas Parade, scheduled for  Saturday, Dec. 5, in Downtown Clarksville, is in full swing, and the public is being asked to decide on critical pieces of the event.

Each year, the ...

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Downtown Market wins ‘#1 Market in America’

Top Market

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The best place to live in America now has the “#1 Market in America.”

The Clarksville Downtown Market presented by CDE Lightband was crowned the overall “People’s Choice” winn...

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2020

Riverfest Regatta and Virtual Talent Show winners announced

Riverfest Cardboard Boat Regatta

CLARKSVILLE, Tennessee. – With the COVID-19 pandemic still having a widespread impact, Clarksville Parks & Recreation adapted the traditional three-day Riverfest celebration into nearly two weeks of in-person and virtual events.

The 13th annu...

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2020

Riverfest adjusted amid pandemic concerns

Parks logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tennessee. – 

With the COVID-19 pandemic still having a widespread impact, Clarksville Parks & Recreation is adapting the traditional three-day Riverfest celebration into nearly two weeks of in-person and virtual events....

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Gas & Water recognizes National 811 Day

811-day-infographic

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Clarksville Gas & Water hopes that the 8/11 date on the calendar will serve as a natural reminder for residents to call 811 three working days prior to any digging project in order to have underground utility lines marke...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Two officers join CPD's Community Relations Unit

Community Relations Photo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.  – Officer Bryan Hughes and Officer Arian Prather have joined the Clarksville Police Department Community Relations Unit.

Officer Hughes is a Clarksville native and is a graduate of Northwest High School. Officer Hughes enlisted...

Read on...

Police Department - News Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2020

CTS employee tests positive for COVID-19

CTS logo 2

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Clarksville Transit System was notified Thursday that an employee has tested positive for COVID-19.

In compliance with City policy, the City’s Health and Safety Manager began contact tracing, which indicated there were no cl...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Gas & Water’s North Service Center closes temporarily

CGW logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water  temporarily closed the North Service Center on Wednesday after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. 

Under procedures outlined by the City’s Health & Safety Ma...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Firefighter recognized for heroic rescue

Firefighter recognized

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Firefighter Nick Greene was recognized by Mayor Pitts and Fire Chief Freddie Montgomery Jr. for the rescue of a man from a burning home. 

Clarksville Fire Rescue was dispatched to a house fire at 613 Central Ave on May 29 whe...

Read on...

Fire
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Clarksville Fire Rescue seeks job applicants

Fire Agility Test

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Clarksville Fire Rescue will accept applications for firefighters from July 10 to July 20. The application process was opened earlier in the year but because of the COVID 19 pandemic, all testing for new hires was put on hold. Indivi...

Read on...

Fire
Posted on: July 2, 2020

City offices to close Friday to observe Independence Day

City Seal Blue

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  City of Clarksville offices will close Friday, July 3 to observe Independence Day.

City Public Safety departments will be on duty as usual and all essential City services will continue.

Clarksville Transit System wil...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Clarksville’s annual water quality report released

CGW logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.  – Clarksville Gas & Water released its annual drinking water quality report in May and is pleased to announce Clarksville’s drinking water is safe, clean, and reliable.

The report, also known as the &...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Committee invites input on legislative agenda

City Seal Blue

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Mayor Joe Pitts has formed a committee of City Council members to work on a City legislative agenda to present to state lawmakers who represent Clarksville and Montgomery County.

Ward 12 Councilman Jeff Burkhart wil...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Billy Dunlop Park to reopen after renovations

Billy Dunlop

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – After a 6-month renovation project, Clarksville’s Billy Dunlop Park will reopen with an improved pavilion and extensive landscaping designed to protect the riverbank from erosion.

Parks & Recreation will host a ...

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Gas & Water to reinstate regular billing procedures

CGW logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water will return to regular billing procedures in mid- July, which will reinstate penalties and fees for late payment and service shutoffs for non-payment.

During the COVID-19 emergency operations that ...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Two Clarksville pools to open on June 20

Swan Lake Pool

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation will reopen Swan Lake and Bel-Aire pools on June 20, restoring another summer tradition delayed this year by the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We know how much everyone misses the p...

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: June 3, 2020

Gas & Water reopens customer service centers

CGW logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water reopened customer service centers to the public on Monday, June 1 after closing its doors in mid-March amid the COVID-19 public health emergency.

Gas & Water has worked with federal, state and ...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Many Parks & Recreation facilities to reopen June 1

Parks logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Many, but not all, Clarksville Parks & Recreation and Montgomery County Parks facilities and amenities will reopen Monday, June 1 as the community enters the next phase of the COVID-19 reopening process.

Facilities

Rental ...

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: May 27, 2020

City celebrates first-quarter safety record

Safety Lunch

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – City of Clarksville employees in several departments  were treated to lunch Tuesday to celebrate a significant health and safety milestone.

During the first quarter of 2020, employees in Parks & Recreation, Parks...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Fire Rescue welcomes 10 new firefighters

Recruit Class 01-20-9

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Mayor Joe Pitts administered the oath of office Thursday to 10 new Clarksville Fire Rescue firefighters.

Family members pinned badges on the uniforms of these new firefighters: Ethan Baggett, Daniel Darnell, Thomas Farst, Ryan Hamaker...

Read on...

Fire
Posted on: May 21, 2020

City Court to provide video conferencing

muni court

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Clarksville City Court will allow citizens to address City Court matters and citations online using Zoom  conferencing.

Most matters with the exception of actual trials can be re...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Clarksville wins ‘Most Patriotic Cities’ award

PatrioticCities Badge

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  For the third year in a row, Clarksville is the recipient of an Insurify Most Patriotic Cities Award, which is based on a nationwide analysis of the residency of current and former military service members...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Parks & Recreation prepares for a ‘different’ summer

Parks logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – As the weather warms up, so does the desire to participate in traditional Clarksville Parks & Recreation events, programs and activities at parks, pools and athletic facilities.

However, the COVID-19 pandemic and social d...

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Downtown Market to open Saturday

Downtown Market 2020

CLARKSVILLE, Tennessee. – Clarksville Downtown Market will open Saturday, May 16 at a new home on the banks of the Cumberland River. 

McGregor Park North Extension, behind O’Charley’s on Riverside Drive, will be the s...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: May 14, 2020

CTS gets $5.3 million federal grant

CTS logo 2

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The Federal Transit Administration announced a $5.3 million grant award to the Clarksville Transit System as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

CTS applied for the CARES funding ...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: May 6, 2020

Gas & Water recalls historic Flood of 2010

PHOTO 1 WWTP

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water employees vividly recall the weekend leading up to Monday, May 3, 2010, when extreme rainfall caused the historic Flood of 2010. 

Wastewater treatment plant workers remember standing by he...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Annual fire hydrant flushing and testing to begin

Hydrant Testing-2

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Citywide annual fire hydrant flushing and testing will begin on Monday, May 11, by Clarksville Fire Rescue personnel and will continue throughout all areas of Clarksville through late June.

Clarksville Fire Rescue performs an...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Fox named Director of Internal Audit

Fox 3

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Stephanie Fox has been chosen for promotion to Director of Internal Audit for the City of Clarksville.

Fox has worked in the City’s Department of Internal Audit for five years and has been Interim Director...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Fleet Manager Randy Reese to retire

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Randy Reese, the City’s Fleet Manager since the position was created in 2015, has announced he will retire May 31.

“It’s been an honor to head up the City Garage and take care of the Ci...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Mayor’s Youth Council extends application deadline

Pitts 2019

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Do you know a junior or senior high school student who is interested in the political system? Do they want to work directly with the Mayor and City officials as a representative of City youth? If so, encourage them ...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Council OKs new zoning hearing procedures

Seal of the City of Clarksville Tennessee December 1785

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Clarksville City Council has established comment procedures for public hearings on zoning matters to be used during the ongoing COVID-19 state of emergency.

The Council approved a resolution April 21 to allow peo...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Gas & Water urges reopening businesses to flush water lines

CGW logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water urges businesses to follow federal Centers for Disease Control guidelines on flushing water lines as they reopen from the shutdown ordered to contain COVID-19. 

Many business buil...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: April 20, 2020

FUEL has urgent need for donations

KidsSign

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The FUEL Program provides take-home meals to thousands of Clarksville-Montgomery County School System students who may not otherwise have access to food at home. Since the schools closed March 12 because of the COVID-19 cris...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: April 17, 2020

CTS recommends face masks for passengers

CTS logo 2

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Transit System  is recommending that all passengers wear a mask or face covering while riding any CTS vehicle.

This measures aligns with guidance from the federal Centers for Disease Control des...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: April 16, 2020

Gas & Water sees increase in sewer blockages

Snackable-Coronavirus Clarksville TN-R00-01

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water sewer system blockages have increased recently due to higher volumes of wipes, paper towels, rags and other trash being flushed into toilets.

Citizens are urged to help reduce messy and costly sewe...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Call 811 before you dig to prevent utility damage

2020 NSDM Web Button

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – April is National Safe Digging Month, and Clarksville Gas & Water reminds homeowners and contractors that safe digging must be a priority to prevent damage to critical utility services -- including internet and other com...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: April 10, 2020

CFR’s Technical Rescue Trailer hits the road

Fire Trailer 2

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Clarksville Fire Resue’s new Technical Rescue Trailer made its maiden voyage early Tuesday morning, deploying to the scene of a vehicle extrication involving an individual trapped under a car inside of a home.

&...

Read on...

Fire
Posted on: April 9, 2020

MAYORS TO ANSWER COVID-19 QUESTIONS

IMG_3031

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts are eager to answer citizens’ questions related to COVID-19 and the current public health emergency.

Residents are urged to submit question...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Recreation centers to get repairs

City of Clarksville blue

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Clarksville City Council approved a budget amendment Tuesday to spend money to repair the Crow and Burt Cobb recreation centers and to build a new retaining wall for Riverview Cemetery.

The Crow Recreation Center on Richv...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: April 7, 2020

MAYORS’ ‘SHELTER AT HOME’ ORDERS EXTENDED

UPDATE, APRIL 27: Gov. Bill Lee issued an executive order April 24 that allows dine-in restaurants and some retail stores to resume operations in Clarksville and Montgomery County.

The governor’s action preempts local orders issued previ...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: April 6, 2020

CTS to begin rear-door-only boarding

REAR DOOR BOARDING

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Transit System will implement on Wednesday, April 8 a rear-door-only boarding and exiting policy for most passengers. The only exceptions will be riders who use the bus kneel -- the fr...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: April 3, 2020

CPD officers to wear face protection

CPD Logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Police will start wearing cloth face masks when dealing with the public as an added safety measure amid the coronavirus outbreak. 

"We see this as an additional layer of protection for the public,&am...

Read on...

Police Department - News Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Gas & Water’s pay-by-phone and online bill payment access restored

Clarksville Gas and Water

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water has fully restored the customer pay-by-phone and online bill payment features including the account management access after they were down on Thursday.

Gas & Water internal Information Technolo...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: April 2, 2020

CPD opens 24-7 information phone line

CPD Logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Police have geared up a special  information phone line to take general calls from the public while the department’s lobby is closed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The dedicated number ...

Read on...

Police Department - News Releases
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Stuffed animals spotted!

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  As people are directed to “shelter at home,” teddy bears are filling the windows of Clarksville-Montgomery County homes and businesses to spread cheer.

The global trend for the “Teddy B...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 31, 2020

City firefighter tests positive for COVID-19

CFR PATCH

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – A firefighter with Clarksville Fire Rescue who has  tested positive for COVID-19 is self-isolating at home under a doctor’s care and doing well. 

CFR has consulted with the Montgomery County Health...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 31, 2020

MAYORS ISSUE ‘SHELTER AT HOME’ ORDERS

UPDATE, APRIL 27: Gov. Bill Lee issued an executive order April 24 that allows dine-in restaurants and some retail stores to resume operations in Clarksville and Montgomery County.

The governor’s action preempts local orders issued previ...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Mayors to issue ‘shelter at home’ orders

Coronavirus-badge-300

UPDATE: Gov. Bill Lee issued an executive order April 24 that allows dine-in restaurants and some retail stores to resume operations in Clarksville and Montgomery County.

The governor’s action preempts local orders issued previously issu...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Summary of the Mayors’ new orders

UPDATE, APRIL 27: Gov. Bill Lee issued an executive order April 24 that allows dine-in restaurants and some retail stores to resume operations in Clarksville and Montgomery County.

The governor’s action preempts local orders issued previ...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 30, 2020

CARES Act extends help to small businesses

2871_lores

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –   The federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act enacted March 27 provides assistance to small businesses during this public health emergency.

Programs and initiatives in the CARES Act are inte...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 30, 2020

City’s mosquito control efforts begin April 1

City of Clarksville blue

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The annual battle to reduce the number of mosquitos in Clarksville will begin this week. 

Of course, mosquitos are annoying, and they can interfere with outdoor work and spoil leisure time. More seriously, some mosqu...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Clarksville YMCA offers critical childcare

ymca-3-logo-png-transparent

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and to support healthcare workers and first responders on the frontline, the Y is transitioning several wellness centers into temporary childcare locations. The Clarksville Fam...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 27, 2020

City Hall initiates screening process

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Beginning Monday, March 30, all City Hall employees and visitors will report to the Loss Prevention desk on the main floor for a health screening. Screening is only required once for those who go in and out of City...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Delinquent tax deadline looms

City of Clarksville blue

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Property owners who owe delinquent 2018 property taxes to the City of Clarksville have just a few days to make payment and avoid additional penalties and costs.

As required by state law, the City will file lawsuits on Tuesday...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 26, 2020

City Court extends in-person activity ban

Seal of the City of Clarksville Tennessee December 1785

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville City Court has suspended all in-person judicial proceedings through April 30 in line with an updated order by the Tennessee Supreme Court.

On March 13, Chief Justice Jeff Bivins declared a state of emerg...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 25, 2020

City Council meetings move online

Seal of the City of Clarksville Tennessee December 1785

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Clarksville City Council is making adjustments to public meetings to maintain its commitment to open government during a time of social distancing and the COVID-19 emergency.

On Monday, the Council met via livestream vide...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Police monitor compliance with executive orders

CPD Logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Police have begun enforcing the state and local executive orders prohibiting customers from gathering inside restaurants, bars, nightclubs and similar food establishments.

The  orders expand ear...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Mayors issue orders limiting activity

Coronavirus-badge-300

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts announced Monday coordinated executive orders directing residents in Clarksville-Montgomery County to limit the size of social gatherings and rest...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 23, 2020

More work planned on downtown parking lot

ADA Parking

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Repair work will continue this week on the City of Clarksville’s Cumberland Plaza parking lot on Second Street across from the Montgomery County Courts Complex.

The work will require the surface lot and one entrance...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Mayors urge residents to avoid gatherings

IMG_3031

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  County Mayor Jim Durrett and Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts are urging residents to shelter in place as much as possible, practice social distancing and avoid gathering in groups of more than 10 people as the...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 19, 2020

An Order Establishing a Local State of Emergency

CITY OF CLARKSVILLE

AN ORDER DECLARING A LOCAL STATE OF EMERGENCY DUE TO THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS IN ORDER TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF AND TO FACILITATE THE CONTAINMENT OF COVID-19  

WHEREAS, Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory disease c...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 19, 2020

CTS suspends fare collections during emergency

CTS logo 2

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Transit System will suspend fare collections for all riders to protect the health and safety of passengers and staff during the coronavirus emergency.

“I believe it would be in the best interes...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Gas & Water further limits access to facilities

CGW logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water will close all facilities and further limit customer service operations in a second round of efforts to lower the risk of spreading  coronavirus and COVID-19.

Effective at 8 a.m. Friday, M...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: March 19, 2020

MAYOR, COUNCIL DECLARE STATE OF EMERGENCY

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Mayor Joe Pitts, unanimously backed by the City Council, declared a state of emergency in the City of Clarksville on Wednesday to facilitate an effective local response to the worldwide coronavirus outbreak and pre...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Parking Commission OKs pickup parking

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The City of Clarksville Parking Commission voted Tuesday, March 17 to create six spots throughout downtown Clarksville that will serve as curbside pickup for local businesses.

Two parking meters along Strawberry All...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Statement on using parks while maintaining social distancing

covid19-urban-parks-1000

Here is a statement prepared by the National Recreation and Park Association, and endorsed by Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department.

Concerns about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak continue to grip our nation. As organizations that ...

Read on...

Home Parks & Rec News Releases
Posted on: March 18, 2020

CPD to modify some safety procedures

CPD Logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.  – The COVID-19 pandemic has made it necessary for law enforcement to closely evaluate their procedures for conducting business.  

The Clarksville Police Department will continue to provide full service law en...

Read on...

Police Department - News Releases
Posted on: March 18, 2020

UPDATED: Guide to doing business with City Departments during COVID-19 emergency

2871_lores

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Citizens are urged to communicate with City of Clarksville Departments and offices by using online services, email,  telephones, mail and drive-up windows to limit social contact during the coronavirus emergency.

&am...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Mayor Pitts to declare state of emergency

2871_lores

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Mayor Joe Pitts will declare a state of emergency in the City of Clarksville on Wednesday to facilitate an effective local response to the worldwide coronavirus outbreak and prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The execu...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 16, 2020

CTS takes precautions to limit coronavirus

CTS logo 2

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Transit System is taking extra precautions to prevent the possible spread of coronavirus.

CTS has increased the frequency of cleaning and disinfecting of its vehicles and facilities. Buses and vans normally are cl...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Gas & Water takes steps to lower risk of exposure to coronavirus

2871_lores

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water is implementing measures within its facilities to lower the risk to employees and the public of exposure to acute respiratory illnesses such as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

These measures foll...

Read on...

Gas & Water
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Urban Ministries sets stage for special operations

Coronavirus-badge-300

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. —  Clarksville Area Urban Ministries will be closed on Monday to prepare for special operations to provide food and other assistance in a safe manner beginning on Tuesday.

“Our goal is to meet the most urgent...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 13, 2020

City Court to suspend March sessions

City of Clarksville blue

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  As ordered by the Tennessee Supreme Court on Friday, Clarksville City Court has suspended all in-person judicial proceedings until April 1.

Chief Justice Jeff Bivins declared a state of emergency for the judicial br...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 13, 2020

City moves to flat fee for plumbing permits

City of Clarksville blue

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville has adopted a single flat fee of $140 for its residential new construction plumbing permits. 

The change comes at the request of local plumbers, who convinced Clarksville Building & Codes and the City...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Gas & Water takes steps to lower risk of exposure to coronavirus

CGW logo

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Gas & Water is implementing measures within its facilities to lower the risk to employees and the public of exposure to acute respiratory illnesses such as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

These meas...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Mayor Pitts issues coronavirus directives

2871_lores

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Mayor Joe Pitts issued several directives on Thursday designed to mitigate the potential spread of the coronavirus outbreak, maintain necessary municipal services and protect the health and safety of citizens and t...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Councilman Norris honored with Volunteer Stars Award

Norris-gsva 19

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. — Two Montgomery County residents -- Clarksville City Councilman Gary Norris and youth leader Taylor Genee Albertia --  have been recognized as recipients of the Governor’s Volunteer Stars Awards.

The Governo...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 9, 2020

City debuts ‘Cause for Applause’ for staff

mayor star

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Mayor Joe Pitts honored 90 City of Clarksville employees for outstanding job performance in the inaugural “Cause for Applause” program. 

The group of employees and well-wishers gathered ...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Downtown parking lot to get ADA upgrade

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – A contractor will begin work soon to add another accessible parking space and resurface an existing accessible space in the City of Clarksville’s Cumberland Plaza parking lot on Second Street across from the Montgo...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Mayor's Shining Stars and Rising Stars

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Mayor Joe Pitts honored 90 City of Clarksville employees for outstanding job performance in the inaugural “Cause for Applause” program. 

The group of employees and well-wishers gathered ...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 3, 2020

Tennova hosts critical incident exercise

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Area first responders and Tennova Healthcare-Clarksville tested capabilities and procedures Saturday, Feb. 29 as Tennova hosted a Critical Incident Exercise with area law enforcement, fire and EMS officials.

The exer...

Read on...

Police Department - News Releases
Posted on: February 27, 2020

City offers ‘Spring Cleanup’ during March

Good bags

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Street Department will begin its annual spring cleanup -- essentially free removal of  residential yard waste  -- on March 3.

Pickup service will be available to residents within the City limits ...

Read on...

Street Department
Posted on: July 25, 2019

Application Period

Applications will be accepted between January 1 - April 30

Fire
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Cold Puts Focus on Homeless Services

Room in the Inn, Salvation Army gear up to meet need

Posted Date:1/10/2019

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – With colder weather forecast for the Clarksville area, social service agencies are focusing on emergency shelter solutions for homeless people in need....

Read on...

Community & Economic Development