Public Notice

Notice of Special Meeting and Public Hearing by the Board of Directors of the Industrial Development Board

The Board of Directors of The Industrial Development Board of the City of Portland, Tennessee (the “Board”) will hold a special meeting and public hearing on September 20, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. at the Portland Chamber of Commerce, 106 Main Street, Portland, Tennessee. There will be considered at such meeting such business as may properly come before the Board including, but not limited to, considering a proposed economic impact plan for a Tractor Supply development (the “Plan”), which Plan would be submitted to the governing bodies of the City of Portland, Tennessee and Sumner County, Tennessee (the “Governing Bodies”). In connection with the proposed Plan, the Board will hold a public hearing relative to such Plan pursuant to Tenn. Code Ann. § 7-53-312. If such Plan is approved by the Governing Bodies, certain incremental tax revenues from the area that is the subject of the Plan would be made available to the Board to promote economic development and/or pay eligible project costs and/or pay debt service on bonds or other obligations issued by the Board to pay the costs of such projects.  The area that would be subject to the Plan consists of approximately 3.5 acres located near the intersection of Sandye Avenue and Highway 52 in Portland, Sumner County, Tennessee.  A map of the area that would be subject to the Plan and which identifies the parcels of property within the Plan area may be viewed by the public during normal business hours at the office of the City of Portland Office of Economic & Community Development, 100 South Russell Street, Portland, Tennessee. This Notice is published in compliance with Sections 8-44-101 to 8-44-106, inclusive, Tennessee Code Annotated, and other applicable provisions of law.

West Fork Drakes Creek Dam and Reservoir Interstate Authority Public Meeting

Notice of Public Meeting

The West Fork Drakes Creek Dam and Reservoir Interstate Authority will meet at 10:30 AM on Monday, September 10, 2018 at Franklin City Hall, 117 West Cedar Street, Franklin, KY. 

The purpose of this meeting is to discuss and possibly take action on water supply and usage issues for Simpson County, KY and Portland in upper Sumner County, TN, and to take such other actions as are necessary and appropriate in order to conduct business for the Authority. 

Kenneth Wilber

Mayor, City of Portland

Annual Gas Telephone Survey

In August, the City of Portland will be conducting our annual telephone survey to assess the awareness and understanding of those who live along our gas pipeline concerning safety and the safe use of gas. If you receive one of these calls, please answer the call and complete the survey.

Flash Flood Watch Portland, TNLocal Weather Alerts

Flash Flood Watch
...flash Flood Watch Through This Evening... .periods Of Showers And Thunderstorms With Heavy Downpours Will Continue Across Middle Tennessee. A Stalled Front Will Be The Focus For The Rainfall. 1 To 4 Inches Of Rain Has Fallen Recently Over Much Of The Area, With Over 6 Inches In A Few Spots. Another 1 To 3 Inches Is Expected Through Today, With Locally Greater ...Read More.
Effective: September 24, 2018 at 3:02amExpires: September 24, 2018 at 7:00pmTarget Area: Bedford; Cannon; Cheatham; Clay; Davidson; De Kalb; Dickson; Fentress; Giles; Hickman; Houston; Humphreys; Jackson; Lawrence; Lewis; Macon; Marshall; Maury; Montgomery; Overton; Perry; Pickett; Putnam; Robertson; Rutherford; Smith; Stewart; Sumner; Trousdale; Wayne; Williamson; Wilson