News Flash

Posted on: June 18, 2019

New Traffic Signals - I40 and Hwy 111

Signals I40

The new traffic signals at I40 and Highway 111 will become operational Tuesday, June 18th at 9:00 am.
Please use caution when approaching this intersection.

Public Works
Posted on: June 18, 2019

North Maple Avenue Road Closure Wednesday, June 19th (8am - 4:30pm)

N Maple Ave Road Closed Map

The City of Cookeville Department of Water Quality Control will have North Maple Avenue closed to thru traffic between East 6th Street and Terrace Hill Road on Wednesday, June 19th from 8 am to 4:30 pm. A contractor will be in the area working on the sewe...

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Community News
Posted on: June 7, 2019

Pre-Construction Services for new Police Headquarters Building

Police

The City of Cookeville, Tennessee will receive sealed bids until 4:00 PM (CDT), Thursday, August 1, 2019, for a prequalified licensed General Contractor to provide pre-construction services for the construction of a new 39,618 square foot Police Headquart...

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Read the full bid notice here. Community News
Posted on: June 6, 2019

Proposed 2019-2020 Property Tax Calculator (Updated)

Tax Calculator

You can get an estimate of your property taxes at the proposed $0.99 tax rate by using this tool: Proposed 2019-2020 Property Tax Calculator 

(Updated to reflect the 15-cent increase approved at the 6/6/2019 City Council meeting.)

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Community News
Posted on: June 6, 2019

Want a dog park in Cookeville? Voice your support

dog park at cane creek park

COOKEVILLE – Just imagine it – a public park especially for dogs.

A place for them to run and socialize with their owners and fellow canines in an off-leash, fenced-in area filled with play equipment for dogs of all sizes, ages and abil...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 5, 2019

Gas Department Summer Maintenance

PaintBrush

The Cookeville Gas Department will be performing maintenance of gas meters throughout our service area during the months of June & July. Employees will be painting meters and performing routine maintenance on residential and commercial gas meters thro...

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Gas Department
Posted on: June 5, 2019

Third Thursday concert series presents Bluegrass Solutions June 20

Bluegrass Solutions band members gather.

COOKEVILLE – Indulge in a night of banjo, mandolin and fiddle playing June 20 as Bluegrass Solutions takes the stage for Dogwood Park’s next Third Thursday in the Park concert.

The show begins at 7:30 p.m. at 30 E. Broad St. Admission i...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 3, 2019

A place for skaters: Park View Skate Park to open June 20

A skateboarder rides the wall at Park View Skate Park.

COOKEVILLE – “There is an old saying about skate parks,” Cookeville Leisure Services Director Rick Woods said. “‘If your community doesn’t have a skate park, it is one.’”

That ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 23, 2019

After Dark Movies at Dogwood Park set for June 14, 15, 21, 28, July 6

A crowd gathers for an After Dark movie at Dogwood Park.

COOKEVILLE – Warm, starry nights. Blankets on the lawn. And popcorn.

It’s time for After Dark Movies in the Park at Dogwood Park.

The free movie series, presented by Cookeville Leisure Services and State Rep. Ryan Williams and his wife, ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 20, 2019

Cookeville Community Band concerts continue at Dogwood Park

Cookeville Community Band performs at Dogwood Performance Pavilion

COOKEVILLE – It’s summer concert season at Dogwood Park.

The first in a series of Cookeville Community Band concerts took place on Memorial Day at the Dogwood Performance Pavilion. Concerts will continue on Monday evenings during the su...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 20, 2019

Kids can stay active in Leisure Services summer sports camps

Kids gather during basketball camp at Cane Creek Gymnasium.

COOKEVILLE – Summer is a time for having fun and making new friends. Leisure Services offers an opportunity for both through several sports-related day camps.

Registration is open for Basketball Camp, Lacrosse Camp and All Sports Camp, all of whi...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 17, 2019

‘I Spy Cookeville’ continues through Aug. 24 at Cookeville History Museum

A boy looks through a magnifying glass at the Cookeville History Museum.

COOKEVILLE – Cookeville History Museum visitors are spying a fun new exhibit.

“My 6-year-old son, Louis, and I have been enjoying Walter Wick’s “I Spy” book series, and it really piqued my imagination for o...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Public Notice

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Notice is hereby given to the citizens of Cookeville, Tennessee, and to all persons interested, that the regularly scheduled Cookeville City Council meeting set for Thursday, July 4, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. & work session set for Monday, July 1, ...

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Community News
Posted on: May 14, 2019

JACKSON ST RECYCLING CENTER TEMPORARILY CLOSED

Recycling Containers

The City of Cookeville Jackson Street Recycling Center is temporarily closed due to construction work.  The site will be re-opened at a later date. Brush, limbs and yard waste are still accepted between the hours of 7:30 am and 3:00 pm, Monday th...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Learn about School of Dance during July 29 open house

School of Dance students perform at CPAC

COOKEVILLE – It was only a moment – but it was powerful.

“We were all in a circle, reaching up,” Aasta Thurman said. “The spotlight was on us.”

Younger sister Ruby was backstage at the Cookeville P...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Pedestrian and Bicycle Circulation Plan Update - Online Survey

Public Workshop Pic

Thank you to all who participated in our Public Workshop for the Cookeville Pedestrian and Bicycle Circulation Plan Update.  If you were unable to attend the workshop, we also have an online survey to provide comments for the Plan Update. &nb...

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Planning Department
Posted on: April 10, 2019

Docents and Cultural Arts Support Team a vital part of Leisure Services

Leisure Services volunteers

COOKEVILLE – “You’re a dough-what?”

As a docent at the Cookeville History Museum, Rex Bennett gets that question a lot. And he doesn’t mind explaining. In fact, he delights in the opportunity to tell about ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: April 5, 2019

New fish attractors improve fishing at Cane Creek Park

TWRA officials add brush to Cane Creek Lake.

COOKEVILLE – Some cedar brush here, a stake bed there.

That’s what it takes to make fish – and fishermen – happy.

“It puts anglers and fish together, which is what we really want,” Mark Thurman, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Region 3 fisheries program...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: April 3, 2019

Cane Creek Park and City Lake Natural Areas both certified as arboretum

A sassafras tree is labeled at Cane Creek Park.

COOKEVILLE – Something new awaits trail users at Cane Creek Park and City Lake Natural Area – something that will improve their ability to identify native trees.

Sycamore, Red Maple, American Beech, Eastern Redcedar and dozens more have been tagged with sm...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 7, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE - Utility Rate Study

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PUBLIC NOTICE

            Notice is hereby given that the Cookeville City Council will hold a work session on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. located at the Gas Department, 16 N. Oak Street. &a...

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Community News
Posted on: December 14, 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE

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PUBLIC NOTICE

            NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all residents of Cookeville, Tennessee, and to all persons interested, that Open, Public Regular Meetings of the City Council of Cookeville will be he...

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Community News
Posted on: November 9, 2017

Agendas & Minutes Available Online

Cookeville Depot Museum

Access easily searchable meeting agendas and minutes for the City Council and other boards of Cookeville.

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

Call Before You Dig

dogwood park fountain with people

A simple call to 811 ensures that a Cookeville Gas Department Representative will arrive and locate any gas lines in the area.

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

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Dogwood Park Fountain

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