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Gov. Lee signs Kelly Administration-backed bill

Gov. Lee signs Kelly Administration-backed bill allowing incentives for housing affordability. Chattanooga, Tenn. (June 6, 2024) – Today Chattanooga Mayor Tim Kelly announced that Gov. Lee has signed theaffordable housing legislation supported by the City of Chattanooga and sponsored by Sen. Todd Gardenhire andRep. Dale Carr. The new law will allow cities to offer no-cost […]

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Kelly Administration announces train warning system along Hamill Road, Hickory Valley Road

The system will alert drivers to blocked railroad crossings at major community roads, giving them enough time to take alternative routes if necessary. Chattanooga, Tenn. (May 28, 2024) – The City of Chattanooga Tuesday announced the installation of four train crossing alert systems in the Hixson and Tyner communities. The system will provide real-time crossing data

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Kelly Administration and CPD Partner with 423 Chainbreakers, Downtown Chattanooga Alliance on Violence Prevention Pilot Program

423 Chainbreakers are a local violence prevention group that has seen success working with young people in other areas of Chattanooga  Chattanooga, Tenn. (May 24, 2024) – Today, Chattanooga Mayor Tim Kelly announced that Memorial Day Weekend will mark the launch of a new pilot program designed to positively engage young people and encourage a safe

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Kelly Administration proposes $16.9 million addition to capital budget to make strategic investments

Plan deploys excess stockpile while maintaining best-in-class reserve fund levels Chattanooga, Tenn. (May 22, 2024) – The Kelly Administration has unveiled a plan to provide a $16.9million supplement to the Fiscal Year 2025 proposed Capital Budget to accelerate project delivery andprogress across areas of strategic focus like affordable housing, parks, infrastructure, public safety, andearly learning.

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City of Chattanooga seeks applicants for scoping on passenger rail project

The firm awarded the request-for-qualification (RFQ) would develop a comprehensive analysis of the project’s implementation, including economic benefits and planning feasibility. Chattanooga, Tenn. (May 8, 2024) – As the lead applicant for a multi-city passenger rail initiative, Chattanooga Mayor Tim Kelly directed city staff to publish of a Request for Qualification (RFQ) to begin the

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