Legislative Budget Hearings

Mayor

Indya Kincannon
mayor@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-2040

400 Main St., Room 691
Knoxville, TN 37902

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City Council Legislative Budget Hearings and Public Hearing will be held May 14-15, 2020. 

Pursuant to Governor Bill Lee’s Executive Order No. 16, these hearings will be conducted electronically. Members of the public will not be able to physically attend the hearings, but they can watch on Community Television of Knoxville either streaming on its website or on broadcast television.

To stream the hearing, go to www.ctvknox.org.

To watch on television, here are broadcast options:
• Xfinity (Comcast) – Channel 12
• Charter (Spectrum) – Channel 193
• WOW! (Knology) – Channel 6
• AT&T U-verse – Channel 99

Persons wishing to speak at the 5:00pm Public Hearing must register with the City Recorder’s Office either by telephone or email. The deadline to register is 5:15pm on Thursday, May 14, 2020. The City
Recorder’s Office will ask for contact information in order that they can connect to the Zoom meeting. Participation is possible either through the Zoom application or by phoning-in to the meeting. 

MORNING SESSION

8:30AM WELCOME AND OPENING COMMENTS
Vice-Mayor Gwen McKenzie

8:40AM MAYOR'S BUDGET INTRODUCTION
Mayor Indya Kincannon

9:00AM BUDGET OVERVIEW
David Brace, Deputy to the Mayor and Chief Operating Officer
Boyce Evans, Acting Chief Financial Officer

9:30AM POLICY
Erin Gill, Deputy to the Mayor and Chief Policy Officer

9:40AM COMMUNICATIONS
Kristin Farley, Director

10:00AM COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT
Charles Lomax, Director

10:15AM POLICE ADVISORY AND REVIEW COMMITTEE
Ola Blackmon-McBride, Interim Executive Director

10:20AM OFFICE OF NEIGHBORHOODS
Debbie Sharp, Coordinator

10:30AM OFFICE OF SUSTAINABILITY
Brian Blackmon, Director

10:45AM CENTER FOR SERVICE INNOVATION 311/211
Russ Jensen, Director

11:15AM SPECIAL EVENTS
Judith Foltz, Director

11:30AM KNOXVILLE AREA TRANSIT
Melissa Roberson, Interim Transit Director

12:00PM LUNCH

AFTERNOON SESSION

1:15PM ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Stephanie Welch, Deputy to the Mayor and Chief Economic and Community Development Officer

1:30PM HOUSING AND NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT
Becky Wade, Director

2:00PM COMMUNITY ACTION COMMITTEE
Barbara Kelly, Executive Director

2:15PM DEVELOPMENT / REDEVELOPMENT / DOWNTOWN
Stephanie Welch, Deputy to the Mayor and Chief Economic & Community Development Officer
Dawn Michelle Foster, Director
Rick Emmett, Coordinator

2:45PM ENTREPRENEUR AND WORKFORCE
Patricia Robledo, Business Liaison

3:15PM KNOXVILLE CHAMBER
Mike Odom, Chief Executive Officer

3:30PM KNOXVILLE ENTREPRENEUR CENTER
Jim Biggs, Executive Director

3:45PM VISIT KNOXVILLE
Kim Bumpas, President

4:15PM KNOXVILLE'S COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
Ben Bentley, Chief Executive Officer

4:30PM KNOXVILLE-KNOX COUNTY PLANNING
Gerald Green, Executive Director

4:45PM ZOO KNOXVILLE
Lisa New, Executive Director

5:00PM PUBLIC HEARING


***THESE HEARINGS WILL RESUME AT 8:30AM ON FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2020***


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