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Posted on: February 27, 2017

CDBG Block Grant Notice of Public Hearing March 8 at Patterson Park Community Center

The City of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, expects to receive funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development because of its standing as a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) city for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017. The public he...Read on... Community Development Block Grant
Posted on: February 21, 2017

Solid waste advisory committee to hold second meeting Feb. 27

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Members of the Rutherford County Solid Waste/Advisory Steering Council will meet at 6 p.m. Feb. 27 in the Murfreesboro City Council Chamber, as they continue to consider options for solid waste after the Middle Point landfill closes.

Middle Point is expect...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Kimley-Horn Associates presents preliminary West Park options

Option 1B.jpg The Murfreesboro City Council and the Murfreesboro Parks & Recreation Commission heard the latest information Thursday on preliminary concept options for development of a West Park at I-840 and Veterans Parkway in the Blackman community. Kimley-Horn...Read on...
Posted on: February 23, 2017

CityTV available in High Definition on Roku device


<_o3a_p>The City of Murfreesboro is pleased to announce that CityTV is available on Roku in High Definition (HD).  Roku is a device that allows people to easily watch internet streaming video content on their television. Watch this CityTV promo on YouTub...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Two MCS Schools chosen as Model of Demonstration Schools

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John Pittard Elementary and Discovery School have been selected as a Silver Level RTI2-B Model of Demonstration Schools by the Tennessee Behavior Supports Project (TBSP) at Vanderbilt University. Of the 1800 schools across Tennessee, only 25 schools are M...Read on...

Posted on: February 6, 2017

Special Joint Meeting of City Council, Parks Commission Feb. 23

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The Murfreesboro City Council and the Murfreesboro Parks & Recreation Commission will meet in a Special Joint Meeting Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, to discuss preliminary concept plans for development of the West Park....Read on...

Posted on: February 10, 2017

David Price ‘Gets the Ball Rolling’ at Miracle Field, MPD HQ Beam Signing, more 'In the City'

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‘In the City’ features the ‘Beam Signing’ for the new MPD Headquarters, a new Bark Park at Cason Lane Trailhead, and Murfreesboro native David Price ‘Gets the Ball Rolling’ at Miracle Field.&...Read on...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

City earns National Distinguished Budget Award for sixth straight year

FY17 Budget Cover.jpg For the sixth consecutive year the national Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has awarded the City of Murfreesboro with the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award. The award is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting. &am...Read on... FY 2017 Budget
Posted on: February 8, 2017

‘Business Education Partnership’ featured in February’s ‘Murfreesboro Storytellers’

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February’s “Murfreesboro Storytellers” features the Business Education Partnership Foundation (BEP), a partnership between the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce, Murfreesboro City Schools and Rutherford County Schools to ...Read on...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

February is filled with the sweet love of music in ‘Adventures in Murphry’s Burrow’

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Valentine’s Day is more than a tradition.  Like music it enriches our lives.  Music can make us happy, make us feel stronger, and help us celebrate, just to name a few benefits.  As Murph learns in this month&rsquo...Read on...

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

City’s Old Fort Golf Club announces Golf Genius Software for scoring

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The City of Murfreesboro Golf Department is proud to announce the addition of Golf Genius Software technology to enhance the golf experience at Old Fort Golf Club.  The Club is one of only a few municipal courses in Tennessee to offer the new tec...Read on...

Golf Genius
Posted on: January 31, 2017

Notice of Funding Available for Public Service and Emergency Solutions Grants

The City of Murfreesboro expects to fund Community Development Public Service Grants for the 2017-18 Program Year. The projects funded by the Public Service Grants must benefit low- and moderate-income residents of Murfreesboro. Qualified nonprofit agen...Read on... Public Service Grant
Posted on: January 26, 2017

TDOT Project Update: New Interchange at Broad Street and Memorial Boulevard

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The last quarter of 2016 has come and gone, and the Bridge over Broad projectcontinues to evolve.

The biggest change is the shifting of west bound traffic on SR-96 to the new northwest ramp in early December. In addition to the traffic shift, Bell & A...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

Black Fox Elementary to get 10 classrooms, $2.2 Million expansion

Black Fox 2017.jpg Black Fox Elementary recently broke ground with a $2.2 million expansion project which includes ten additional classrooms, storage and parking. The project is estimated to be completed this fall and will add capacity for up to 1,000 students. This is the...Read on...
Posted on: January 12, 2017

Renew Your Driver’s License at Linebaugh Public Library

Kiosk 0112-driver license-5781 Large.jpg The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security is partnering with Linebaugh Public Library to provide a Driver’s License Renewal Kiosk for Rutherford County residents. The kiosk was secured for this central, downtown location at the ...Read on... Linebaugh Library System
Posted on: January 12, 2017

City Council adopts resolution requesting City Charter change

Doug Young.jpg The Murfreesboro City Council voted Thursday to adopt a resolution requesting the Tennessee General Assembly pass a Private Act amending the Murfreesboro Charter in order to fill the vacancy left by the late Vice Mayor Doug Young. If the Tennessee Gener...Read on...
Posted on: January 3, 2017

City announces ‘Vendor Registry’ for online vendor management

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The City of Murfreesboro Purchasing Department has partnered with Knoxville-based Vendor Registry to streamline the purchasing process for vendors and suppliers. Vendors can access Vendor Registry at https://vendorregistry.com/.

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

City Launches Online City Code and Charter

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The City of Murfreesboro has launched an electronic City Code and Charter through Municode, an online legal code hosting website that connects citizens to the City’s Code of Ordinances and Charter. Citizens can access the Murfreesboro Code at https://www...Read on...

City Code & Charter
Posted on: January 5, 2017

City of Murfreesboro prepared to handle winter ice and snow

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The City of Murfreesboro is stocked and ready to clear streets of ice and snow again this winter season.

The City Street Division currently has a total stockpile of 900 tons of salt and have readied snow plows and trucks for the winter season. The sal...Read on...

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Posted on: December 15, 2016

City Council OKs design proposal for ‘daylighting’ Town Creek

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The Murfreesboro City Council voted Thursday to authorize Griggs & Maloney Engineering to conduct planning and design phase of “daylighting” Town Creek from Murfree Springs to South Church Street.  Phase 1 of the Town Creek remediation project would n...Read on...

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