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Posted on: December 2, 2022

Downtown Parking free every Monday and Friday throughout December

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Downtown Parking free every Monday and Friday throughout December

CLARKSVILLE, TN. – The City of Clarksville will waive all downtown parking fees every Friday and Monday throughout the month of December.

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Only two days left, donate to Wreaths Across America

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Only two days left, donate to Wreaths Across America

CLARKSVILLE, TN - Wreaths Across America is right around the corner, and, with hundreds still needed, there are only two days left to sponsor wreaths.

National Wreaths Across America Day is held simultane...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Local and nonprofits invited to Community Block Grant workshop hosted by Neighborhood and Community

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - The City of Clarksville Department of Neighborhood and Community Services is hosting a series of workshops to help local and regional nonprofits apply for Community Development Block Grant Funds in FY 2023-2024.

The department will hold t...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Dunbar Cave Road to close Monday night, Nov. 28 for repaving

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - Dunbar Cave Road will be closed to traffic beginning Monday, Nov. 28, as contractors for the Clarksville Street Department begin repaving the road.

Crews will be paving Dunbar Cave Road from Wilma Rudolph Road to Barnhill Road, beginning ...

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Posted on: November 2, 2022

Clarksville Police Department to Add Wellness Counselor to Staff with COPS Grant

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CLARKSVILLE, TENN. –  The Clarksville Police Department was awarded a $175,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community-Oriented Policing Services (COPS) on October 13, 2022.  The grant was awarded under t...

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Posted on: November 1, 2022

Wreaths Across America set for Dec. 17, wreaths needed

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CLARKSVILLE, TN – The City of Clarksville is hosting a wreath-laying ceremony for the service members resting at Riverview Cemetery during National Wreaths Across America Day on Saturday, Dec. 17 at 9 a.m. to remember and honor their legacy and ...

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Posted on: October 18, 2022

City of Clarksville leaders take on AleX’s Challenge: “Spend a Day in My Wheels”

Mayor Joe Pitts, along with a group of nine city employees and guests, pose for a photo.

City of Clarksville leaders take on AleX’s Challenge: “Spend a Day in My Wheels”

CLARKSVILLE, TN - Alex Johnson is on a mission to change the way communities approach accessibility for disabled citizens. On Oct. 4, that mission brought him to Clarksville, ...

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Posted on: October 4, 2022

Real ID services available at City Hall, North Clarksville Service Center starting Wednesday

North Clarksville Service Center located on Cunningham Lane

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn - The City of Clarksville will begin offering Real ID services both at City Hall and at the North Clarksville Service Center beginning this Wednesday, October 5.

As of now, the only place in Clarksville to apply for Real ID is the Driver ...

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

City of Clarksville extends premium pay to retired/deceased employees, identifies 85 eligible indivi

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City of Clarksville extends premium pay to retired/deceased employees, identifies 85 eligible individuals

CLARKSVILLE, TN - The City of Clarksville is expanding ARPA premium pay to retired employees, as well as the families of deceased employees who worked...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Clarksville Parks and Recreation receives national accreditation

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department earned its place among the nation’s top parks and recreation agencies with its accreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation A...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Learn how you can do business with the City of Clarksville at the Reverse Vendor Fair

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - The City of Clarksville Reverse Vendor Fair invites local and regional business owners to the Wilma Rudolph Event Center on Wednesday, Oct 12, to learn how they can have the City their newest client.

Over 20 city departments will be repre...

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Posted on: September 13, 2022

Don't miss the Welcome Home Veterans Parade this Saturday

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - Historic Downtown Clarksville will welcome home home hundreds of veterans this Saturday, Sept 17, at the seventh annual Welcome Home Veteran's Parade.

The parade will leave the First Baptist Church Parking lot at Commerce St. and...

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Posted on: August 29, 2022

Clarksville Neighborhood and Community Services invites public input on annual report

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - A public hearing will be held on Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at 4:00 p.m. at the City of Clarksville Neighborhood and Community Services office located at One Public Square, Suite 201 (in the City Hall Building) in regards to the Consoli...

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

Riverfest 33 is this weekend! Here's what you need to know

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Join the City of Clarksville along the banks of the Cumberland River on Sept. 9 & 10, 2022 to celebrate the cultural diversity of our city through music, local eats, drinks, shopping, and recreational activities...

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

Shuttle services offered for Women of Clarksville Expo

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - During the Women of Clarksville Expo on August 27, parking at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center will be reserved for vendors and food trucks. In order to create the best experience possible and reduce tra...

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

City breaks ground on Exit 8 Athletic Complex

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - Work on the Exit 8 Athletic Complex is officially underway as crews began moving dirt last week at the site.

Located south of the intersection of Rossview Road and International Boulevard, Phase 1 of the new Athletic Complex will include ...

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Posted on: August 17, 2022

New lead safe housing program offers assistance in making homes safer for Clarksville families

CLARKSVILLE, TN - Residents affected by lead in their homes could be eligible for assistance through the lead safe housing program, offered by Clarksville Neighborhood and Community Services.

Homes built in Clarksville before 1978 may still contain lead pa...

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Posted on: August 16, 2022

Former North Service Center to be sold at auction

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - With the opening of the new North Service Center, the former location at 2015 Ft. Campbell Blvd is set to be auctioned off this month.

The 2,700 square-foot building is situated on 1-acre, paved lot with access on Ft. Campbell Blvd as wel...

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Posted on: August 15, 2022

North Clarksville Service Center now offers DMV services

North Clarksville Service Center located on Cunningham Lane

CLARKSVILLE, TN - Drivers can now receive DMV services, including drivers license renewal, through the North Clarksville Service Center.

The North Clarksville Service Center, located at 111 Cunningham Lane, opened in August of 2021, serving customers for G...

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Vote now for you favorite downtown farmers market

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - We already know that the Clarksville Downtown Market is the best farmers market in America. Now it’s time to once again let the rest of the country know!American Farmland Trust has announced its 14th annual America’s ...
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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Clarksville Crime Rate dropped in 2021, continuing a four-year trend

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - Clarksville saw a significant drop in crime this year for the fourth year in a row, according to a report by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations.

According to the report, Clarksville’s crime rate dropped from 83.48 per 1,000 residents ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

School starts next week, drivers asked to be mindful of school zones

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - Students return to the classroom next week on Aug. 8, and Clarksville Police Department would like to remind drivers to be on the lookout for school zones.

Ensuring the safe travel of children to and from school is paramount. This year th...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Women of Clarksville expo returns for second year

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - The Women of Clarksville Expo returns to the Wilma Rudolph Event Center for its second year on Aug 27 from 10 a.m-3 p.m..

This free event invites everyone to shop, eat and learn about womens’ health is...

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Posted on: August 1, 2022

City and County invite public comments as part of 2022 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - The City of Clarksville and Montgomery County intend to submit a joint application for the 2022 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant in the amount of $69,910, with the funds to be shared between the County and the City for law enforcement and ...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

CPD now offers new resources for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people

A Communication Access Needs card offered by CPD

CLARKSVILLE, TENN. – The City of Clarksville is aware that citizens with hearing or speech impairment create unique communication challenges during public safety encounters and emergencies.  The Clarksville Police Department has &ld...

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

City announces new Street Department Director

Dr. Ihab Habib

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The City of Clarksville has announced the hiring of a new Street Department Director who will be integral in the next steps of the Transportation 2020+ plan.

Dr. Ihab Habib will bring over twenty years of experience as a Construction P...

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

City offices to close July 4 to observe holiday

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – City of Clarksville offices will close Monday, July 4 to observe the Independence Day holiday.

The City Revenue offices in City Hall and the North Service Center will remain closed through Tuesday, July 5. All other North Ser...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

City urges caution with fireworks during dry spell

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – With recent record-setting temperatures and rainfall below average for the month of June, City of Clarksville officials are encouraging the public to use an abundance of caution during the 4th of July holiday. 

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

City of Clarksville notes fireworks regulations, safety tips

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Fourth of July is right around the corner, so The City of Clarksville is acquainting residents with information about local fireworks ordinances, state laws, and fireworks safety.   

 In Clarksville, in a...

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Posted on: June 17, 2022

City offices to close June 20 to observe Juneteenth

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – City of Clarksville offices will be closed and City employees will have a paid holiday on Monday, June 20 to observe Juneteenth as an official City holiday.

City pools, golf courses, and recreation centers will be closed as well.&n...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

July 1st Clarksville will have a new mosquito management provider.

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We’re pleased to share that we have a new partner in protecting public health! Beginning July 1, Vector Disease Control International (VDCI) will be Clarksville’s new mosquito management provider. If you are dealing with high levels of...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

City seeks public input for Needmore Road Phase 1 widening project as part of Transportation 2020+

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News ReleaseTuesday, June 7, 2022For Immediate Release

City seeks public input for Needmore Road Phase 1 widening project as part of Transportation 2020+

Feedback from citizens is encouraged

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The City of Clarksville will host a public mee...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

Certificate of Community Service Awarded to Ethan Steffensmeier Eight Grade Student.

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Certificate of Community Service Awarded to Ethan SteffensmeierEight Grade Student at Northeast Middle School

 

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  On May 31, 2022, Mayor Joe Pitts awarded 14-year-old Ethan Steffensmeier, an eighth-...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Community Housing Development Organization Project Site Unveiling Ceremony

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Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) Project Site Unveiling Ceremony: 724 Richardson Street

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  On May 17, 2022 at 2:30 pm, the first project of Going Local Initiative (GLI), a certified Community...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

CITY COUNCIL APPROVES FY22 BUDGET AMENDMENT and FIRST READING FOR SPRING CREEK PARKWAY PROJECT

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The Clarksville City Council approved on Thursday evening during a regular session an ordinance amending the operational and capital budgets for fiscal year 2022 to create and add additional funding, totaling $27,460,000, for capital bud...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Downtown analog meters go live today with new on-street rates

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The Clarksville Parking Commission would like to remind all City of Clarksville residents and visitors that today, at 8 a.m., all downtown on-street meters will go live with the new rates, following a two-week transition period from IPS ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Nine graduate from City’s Admin Academy Program promotes best practices and general well-being

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Nine administrative professionals from departments throughout City Government graduated Wednesday on Administrative Professionals Day from the second annual Admin Academy program.

The “Be the One” theme continued this year as the academ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Emergency home repair grant for low-income families is made available by the City of Clarksville

CNCS Project Manager Clarissa Tucker

The Clarksville Neighborhood & Community Services (CNCS) Department rolled out a new program today to assist low-income families with emergency home repairs to help preserve homeownership.

Starting April 26, Clarksville homeowners who meet the criteria...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Free parking downtown until May 2

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The City of Clarksville will offer free parking throughout the downtown area until May 2. The City is transitioning from IPS parking meters to analog meters as a cost-savings measure identified by the Clarksville Parking Commission in March.

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Former City employee charged with one count of theft for more than $1,600

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After a dual investigation by the City of Clarksville and the Office of the Comptroller of the Treasury, the Montgomery County Grand Jury indicted former City Garage Administrative Support Technician Loretta Beeler Smith on April 4, 2022, for one count of...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

Clarksville ranks No. 11, out of 196, in 2022’s Best Cities for Urban Gardening

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Calling all city-dwelling green thumbs! The City of Clarksville ranked No. 11, out of 196 U.S. cities, as one of 2022’s Best Cities for Urban Gardening by LawnStarter on March 28.

The study, conducted by LawnStarter in celebration of Law...

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

City hosts Month of the Military Child event on April 9 to honor local military youth

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Calling all military children, past and present! The City of Clarksville would like to invite all military children for a Month of the Military Child event the City is hosting on Saturday, April 9, at City Hall, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to recognize and hon...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Kiosks on C-Lot updated, ready for use by March 28

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The Clarksville Parking Committee today announced two payment kiosks on C-Lot were updated with newer MacKay pay machines on Wednesday, March 23, to address the mechanical and connectivity issues with the older models.

C-Lot is located adjacent to the Cumb...

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

Fitch upgrades City’s GO bonds to ‘AA+’ with Outlook Stable

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Top American credit rating agency, Fitch Ratings Inc., announced it upgraded the City of Clarksville’s new and outstanding general obligation (GO) bonds to ‘AA+’ with Outlook Stable from ‘AA’ on March 17.&...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

City invites you to Women’s History Month Panel on March 22 at the Roxy

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 The City of Clarksville would like to invite you to its first Women’s History Month panel discussion to pay tribute to the ongoing work of women caregivers and frontline workers who were and continue to be at the forefront of the COVID...

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Posted on: March 17, 2022

City Council appoints Joe Shakeenab for Ward 11

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The City of Clarksville is proud to welcome Joe Shakeenab as the newest council member for Ward 11. On Wednesday, March 16, the City Council voted during a continuation of the special session called on March 8 to appoint Councilperson Shakeenab.

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

Downtown parking public input meeting will take place March 15 at City Hall

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(Note of clarification: The Parking Commission will hear public input at the beginning of the meeting, at 3 p.m., following a call to order and establishing a quorum. This note clarifies any confusion the initial press release might have caused r...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

City recognizes 130 employees and employee of the year for honorable public service

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 Every year, since 2020, the City of Clarksville and Mayor Joe Pitts reserve a special date to thank all City employees for their dedication and commitment to public service during the Cause for Applause event.

To keep up with tradition, the City ...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

CNCS hosted town hall to build relationships with faith-based leaders in Clarksville

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Over 50 faith-based leaders from the City of Clarkville gathered at a town hall meeting hosted by the Clarksville Neighborhood & Community Services (CNCS) on March 7 at the Clarksville Regional Airport.

The triumphant event, organized by CNCS Project C...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

Clarksville named Tree City USA for 34th year

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The 2022 Tree City USA rankings have been announced, and Clarksville has been recognized for the 34th year by the program along with receiving commendation for 17 years of active growth.

Being named a Tree City USA for the 34th year signifies the City&...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

Coy Lacy Park receives $239,000 grant

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The Clarksville Rotary Foundation has been awarded a $239,000 Clarksville-Montgomery County (CMC) Community Health Foundation grant to fund the renovation of the City of Clarksville’s Coy Lacy Park.

Coy Lacy Park, located at 105 Canterbury Road, ...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

Parking Commission postpones input meeting to support selection of Ward 11 councilperson

Joe Shakeenab during vacancy

The Parking Commission is postponing Tuesday’s public input meeting, scheduled for 5 p.m. at the Roxy Regional Theater, to give their full support and undivided attention to the City Council Special Session taking place at 4:30 p.m. inside the C...

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Posted on: March 2, 2022

City launches SeeClickFix to facilitate service requests

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The City of Clarksville has partnered with SeeClickFix to launch a new platform to allow residents to report quality-of-life issues and request City services.

As of Monday, March 1, Clarksville residents can now report problems using their mobile devices d...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Clarksville Police Department seeks community input about policing efforts

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The Clarksville Police Department launched an online survey today to seek input about the perceptions of our community as they pertain to public safety and the police services provided by the department.

"The Clarksville Police Department is committed...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

City of Clarksville Annual Yard Cleanup Coming March 14 through May 2

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Spring is almost here, and the City of Clarksville is ready to help residents jumpstart their spring cleaning! 

Beginning March 14 through May 2, City residents will have the opportunity to discard their regular yard waste, such as grass clippings...

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Posted on: February 23, 2022

Food Truck Mondays coming to Public Square

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The City of Clarksville will host its inaugural “Food Truck Mondays” on Monday, Feb. 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Public Square.

Food Truck Mondays was created as part of a downtown initiative to provide additional food options, showca...

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Posted on: February 23, 2022

Clarksville to offer free Arbor Day tree seedlings

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The City Forester and the Clarksville Tree Board will be giving away 1,000 bare-root tree seedlings as part of the annual Arbor Day Celebration. The drive-through event is open to the public and will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 4, at the Smi...

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Posted on: February 22, 2022

CTS to add half-hour service to Hilldale route

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The Clarksville Transit System will add half-hour service times from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. to the Hilldale route on March 1.

The Hilldale route, also known as route five, services much of the  S. Riverside Drive, Ashland City Road, and Madison S...

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

City offices to close for Presidents Day

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City of Clarksville offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 21, to observe the Presidents Day federal holiday.

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

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

RPC announces kick-off of Comprehensive Plan

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The Clarksville Montgomery County Regional Planning Commission (RPC) is set to kick-off the planning process for the “Clarksville-Montgomery County Comprehensive Plan: A Vision for Today, Tomorrow, and Beyond”. The plan will serve as a...

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

Parking Commission temporarily suspends ParkMobile daily transactions

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The Clarksville Parking Commission voted to temporarily suspend ParkMobile daily transactions, effective Tuesday, Feb. 15, during a monthly parking commission meeting held at the Crow Recreation Center.

In the agenda, City Parking Manager Michael Palmore b...

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Posted on: February 11, 2022

Further tree replacement to take place downtown

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The City of Clarksville Building & Facilities Maintenance Department (Forestry Division) will continue to replace trees throughout the downtown area every weekend in February, beginning Feb 12 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Trees identified for replacement a...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

City Revenue & Collections open on Saturdays

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The City of Clarksville Revenue & Collections office will be open every Saturday throughout February from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for those needing to pay 2021 property taxes.

Revenue & Collections service windows are located inside the lobby of Ci...

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

City Street Department Director to retire

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After four decades of public service, including 15 years as the City Street Department Director for the City of Clarksville, David Shepard is retiring on April 27.

"It has been a tremendous honor and the most rewarding experience of my life to have se...

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Posted on: February 7, 2022

City Council expected to fill vacant seat for Ward 11 in March

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City Council members will choose a new member in March to replace Ashlee Evans, City Council member for Ward 11, who resigned her seat on Feb. 3. The newly appointed member will fill the seat for the remainder of the unexpired term until the next...

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Posted on: February 4, 2022

City honors over 200 employees at Pin Breakfast

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Mayor Joe Pitts and City Department Heads honored longstanding City employees at its annual Employee Pin Breakfast at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center on Wednesday, Feb. 2. 

Larry Waynick, Network Facilities Specialist at CDE Lightband, was the long...

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Posted on: February 4, 2022

City offices are on 2-hour delay due to hazardous travel conditions

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Due to hazardous travel conditions, Clarksville City Government offices are on a two-hour delay, opening at 10 a.m. today, Feb. 4.

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

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Posted on: February 3, 2022

City requests Council Members & Public not to attend tonight’s City Council Meeting out safety

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Due to the Ice Storm Warning from 3 p.m. today through 1 a.m. Friday Mayor Joe Pitts has requested that City Council members and the public not attend the scheduled City Council Meeting at 6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 3, at the City Council Chambers. 

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Posted on: February 3, 2022

City Offices closed at noon due to Ice Storm Warning

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All City of Clarksville administrative offices will close at noon today due to the Ice Storm Warning issued by the National Weather Service and to give City employees ample time to get home safely.

The National Weather Service anticipates...

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Posted on: January 25, 2022

CTS to cancel Route 1000, public input requested to consider mobility alternatives

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Clarksville Transit System (CTS) will be canceling bus service for Route 1000, a connector service to the businesses and manufacturing off of Industrial Park Drive, effective Feb. 28 due to low ridership. CTS encourages the public to provide feedback abou...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Parking Commission hosting Town Hall Feb. 2 to provide updates on Downtown parking

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Mark your calendars! The Clarksville Parking Commission would like to invite all Clarksville residents and Downtown business owners to a Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 2, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Roxy Regional Theatre on 100 Franklin St.

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

City offices working remotely due to hazardous travel conditions

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All Clarksville City Government offices will be working remotely Thursday, Jan. 20, due to the hazardous travel conditions. City Department leaders will continue to manage manpower to provide proper staffing levels to support operational needs.

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

City offices to open at 10 a.m. due to hazardous travel conditions

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Due to hazardous travel conditions, Clarksville City Government offices will delay operations until 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 20.

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

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Posted on: January 17, 2022

Mayor Pitts' 2022 MLK Day Message

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Family and Friends:

Today we commemorate the remarkable life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a social activist the nation remembers for his vision of unity and his contributions to the American civil rights movement during the 1950s and 1960s.

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

City offices to close for MLK Day

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City of Clarksville offices will close Monday, Jan. 17, to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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

Clarksville Transit System administrative offices will clo...

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

THDA to offer up to $40,000 in COVID assistance

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The Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) has rolled out the Tennessee Housing Assist Fund Program (TNHAF) to assist homeowners who have faced financial hardships due to COVID. Eligible households with an annual income of less than $119,850 may appl...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Office of Housing & Community Development unveils new name, branding

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The City of Clarksville’s Office of Housing & Community Development (CNCS) is kicking off the new year with a new name and departmental branding to match. Formerly known as the Office of Housing & Community Development, the department ha...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

City Offices closed Friday due to inclement weather

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Mayor Joe Pitts announced all City of Clarksville administrative offices will be closed Friday, Jan. 7, due to inclement weather and hazardous winter weather driving conditions.

The National Weather Service anticipates temperatures plummeting to single dig...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

City requests Council Members & Public to not attend tonight’s City Council Meeting

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Due to the hazardous winter weather conditions, Mayor Joe Pitts has requested that City Council members and the public not attend the scheduled City Council Meeting at 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 6, at the City Council Chambers. 

The Mayor will still c...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

City offices working remotely

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A portion of Clarksville City Government offices will be working remotely Thursday, Jan. 6, due to potentially hazardous winter weather driving conditions across the City.

City Public Safety departments and the Clarksville Transit System will be on duty as...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Shelters, warming center available for tomorrow’s snowfall

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The National Weather Service is expecting early snowfall Thursday, Jan. 6, continuing throughout the day and into the evening.

With the cold weather forecasts for the Clarksville area, the Clarksville Neighborhood and Community Services is monitor...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Tree removal to take place downtown

Tree Removal

(This release was updated on Jan. 7)

The City of Clarksville Forestry Division and Building & Facilities Maintenance Department will be removing 23 large trees from the downtown area on Jan. 22 and 23 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. both days.

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

City awarded $2.8M in federal funding to remediate lead paint hazards

Clarksville Neighborhood and Community Services (CNCCS) grant recognition

The Clarksville Neighborhood and Community Services (CNCS) was awarded a $2.8 million grant for the City from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Dec. 16 to protect children and famili...

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

City reopens Cumberland Plaza Garage

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The City of Clarksville reopened the Cumberland Plaza Garage at 133 Commerce St. on Thursday, Dec. 30, after closing in July as a safety precaution due to observed possible structural damage.

Neely Engineering was contracted to conduct structural evaluatio...

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

Downtown parking app goes live this January

ParkMobile

The City of Clarksville is kicking off the new year by launching a new partnership with ParkMobile for downtown parking. The convenient, contactless parking app puts downtown Clarksville parking information in the palm of the user’s hands and ma...

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

Mobile tickets are now an option for transit riders

Token Transit CTS

The City of Clarksville is now offering an alternative ticketing option for individuals who use the Clarksville Transit System (CTS). As of Dec. 17, CTS customers may purchase digital bus passes via their mobile device using the Token Transit app.&nbs...

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

City to offer Christmas tree recycling

Christmas Tree Recycling

The City of Clarksville Building & Facilities Maintenance Department - Forestry Division, the Clarksville Tree Board, and CDE Lightband will offer Clarksville residents fresh-cut Christmas tree recycling at Heritage Park.

Beginning Sunday, Dec. 26 resi...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

City offices to close Dec. 23-24 for Christmas

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City of Clarksville offices will close Thursday, Dec. 23 and Friday, Dec. 24 to observe Christmas.

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

Clarksville Transit System administrative offices will ...

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

Wreaths Across America Ceremony Cancelled

Wreaths Across America

The formal Wreaths Across America ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 18 at Riverview Cemetery has been canceled due to pending inclement weather. The wreath-laying portion of the ceremony will still take place at 9 a.m. 

Despite the inclement weather, fam...

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Posted on: December 16, 2021

City Building & Codes closed Friday morning

Buildings and Codes

The City’s Building and Codes Department will be temporarily closed to the public for internal administrative purposes between 7:30 - 10 a.m., Friday, Dec. 17. The department will resume operations to the public at 10 a.m. that same day...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

Clarksville assists with tornado recovery efforts

Street Department Tornado Support Dickson County

The City of Clarksville and distinct City leaders are working alongside various organizations and independently to assist those affected by the recent tornadoes and powerful storms that swept across six states the night of Dec. 10.

Immediately following th...

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

City of Clarksville to honor Gold Star families

2021 City Gold Star Tree

The City of Clarksville is hosting a Gold Star Holiday Tree ceremony to honor the men and women in uniform who have given their lives for our country and the families who carry on their legacies on Sunday, Dec. 5, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at City Hall.

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Posted on: November 29, 2021

Mass Transit 40 Under 40 honors Paul Nelson

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The City’s Transportation Director, Paul Nelson, was recognized by Mass Transit magazine as one of the nation’s top 40 Under 40 leaders for his dedication and commitment to the transit industry on Nov. 23, 2021.

Mass Transit is the only magazine exclusivel...

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Posted on: November 23, 2021

Mayor’s 2021 Thanksgiving Message

City Mayor Joe Pitts

Thanksgiving is about gratitude. It’s about being thankful for the blessings of the past year and acknowledging our relationship with God.

As we get into the holiday season, I would like to express my deepest gratitude to everyone in our community for the ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

City offices to close for Thanksgiving

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All City of Clarksville administrative offices will close Thursday, Nov. 25, and Friday, Nov. 26, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Most City Departments, except for CDE Lightband, will close at noon Wednesday, Nov. 24.

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Frosty Morn Community Meeting Success!

Mayor Pro Tem Smith

The City of Clarksville hosted a successful community engagement event to gather public feedback on the Frosty Morn - Rebuilding for All project on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021. 

With the support of City Mayor Joe Pitts, Mayor Pro Tem Wanda Smith led th...

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Posted on: November 2, 2021

Wreaths Across America at Riverview Cemetery

Wreaths Across America

The City of Clarksville is hosting a wreath-laying ceremony for the service members resting at Riverview Cemetery during National Wreaths Across America Day on Saturday,  Dec. 18 at 9 a.m. to remember and honor their legacy and service.

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Posted on: October 21, 2021

City Council ratifies settlement of State and Federal cases

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The Clarksville City Council voted unanimously in the Oct. 20 regular session to approve a settlement agreement in the amount of $450,000 between the City of Clarksville and Jeff and Sherri Robinson and their wholly-owned Frankl...

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Posted on: October 21, 2021

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

Imagine A Day Without Water

Clarksville Gas & Water joined the seventh annual Imagine a Day Without Water national campaign today to raise awareness about the role of water infrastructure in our lives and the importance of its investment. 

It a...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

City earns 3 top financial recognitions

GFOA Certificate 2021

The Government Finance Officers Association awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to the Clarksville Finance & Revenue Department on Oct. 14, for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2020.

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Posted on: December 3, 2021

Police Department launches youth initiative

Clarksville Police Department:  Juvenile Engagement Team

The Clarksville Police Department kicked off a new initiative called the Juvenile Engagement Team (JET) on Nov. 23 at the new District Three Precinct to develop better relationships with the local youth, particularly those at an elevated risk for negative...

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Posted on: December 6, 2021

Clarksville Police launches mental health initiative

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The Clarksville Police Department officially launched the City’s first Crisis Intervention Team on Dec. 3, to assist in cases where individuals face mental illness or emotional crisis and help de-escalate situations through specialized responses.

To kick o...

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

Shuttle services offered for Women of Clarksville Expo

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - During the Women of Clarksville Expo on August 27, parking at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center will be reserved for vendors and food trucks. In order to create the best experience possible and reduce tra...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Clarksville Crime Rate dropped in 2021, continuing a four-year trend

Overview of Clarksville Tennessee

CLARKSVILLE, TN - Clarksville saw a significant drop in crime this year for the fourth year in a row, according to a report by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations.

According to the report, Clarksville’s crime rate dropped from 83.48 per 1,000 residents ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

School starts next week, drivers asked to be mindful of school zones

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - Students return to the classroom next week on Aug. 8, and Clarksville Police Department would like to remind drivers to be on the lookout for school zones.

Ensuring the safe travel of children to and from school is paramount. This year th...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

CPD now offers new resources for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people

A Communication Access Needs card offered by CPD

CLARKSVILLE, TENN. – The City of Clarksville is aware that citizens with hearing or speech impairment create unique communication challenges during public safety encounters and emergencies.  The Clarksville Police Department has &ld...

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Posted on: January 26, 2022

Juvenile Engagement Team (J.E.T) Open Gym program

Open GYM

The Clarksville Police Departments, Juvenile Engagement Team (J.E.T.) will be hosting Open Gym starting Monday, February 7th from 4:30pm-8:00pm at the Crow Recreation Center located at 211 Richview Rd, Clarksville,Tn 37043. Open Gym will be held every oth...

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Posted on: December 6, 2021

Clarksville Police launches mental health initiative

CIT Graduating Class

The Clarksville Police Department officially launched the City’s first Crisis Intervention Team on Dec. 3, to assist in cases where individuals face mental illness or emotional crisis and help de-escalate situations through specialized responses.

To kick o...

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Posted on: December 3, 2021

Police Department launches youth initiative

Clarksville Police Department:  Juvenile Engagement Team

The Clarksville Police Department kicked off a new initiative called the Juvenile Engagement Team (JET) on Nov. 23 at the new District Three Precinct to develop better relationships with the local youth, particularly those at an elevated risk for negative...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

Clarksville assists with tornado recovery efforts

Street Department Tornado Support Dickson County

The City of Clarksville and distinct City leaders are working alongside various organizations and independently to assist those affected by the recent tornadoes and powerful storms that swept across six states the night of Dec. 10.

Immediately following th...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

City offices to open at 10 a.m. due to hazardous travel conditions

Icy Road

Due to hazardous travel conditions, Clarksville City Government offices will delay operations until 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 20.

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

City Depart...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Clarksville Police Department seeks community input about policing efforts

CPD Survey Flyer

The Clarksville Police Department launched an online survey today to seek input about the perceptions of our community as they pertain to public safety and the police services provided by the department.

"The Clarksville Police Department is committed...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

City recognizes 130 employees and employee of the year for honorable public service

Willis and Mayor Pitts at CfA

 Every year, since 2020, the City of Clarksville and Mayor Joe Pitts reserve a special date to thank all City employees for their dedication and commitment to public service during the Cause for Applause event.

To keep up with tradition, the City ...

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