An energetic small city set in the idyllic countryside only 30 miles north of Nashville, Gallatin offers the rich variety of recreational, educational, and economic activities you’d expect to find in a bigger city. Gallatin boasts high-paying jobs and low taxes, economic health, a thriving arts scene, and a vibrant retail environment make Gallatin a hub for family life.
Gallatin city leaders have chosen not to move forward with a proposed 4 cent property tax increase. The decision comes three weeks after city leaders took an initial step towards possibly raising property taxes 4 cents in order to help protect against any potential lost revenue as a result of ongoing disputed assessment values that are being appealed to the state.
STATE REIMBURSEMENT FROM ROAD PROJECT PUTTING STRAIN ON CITY FINANCES The Gallatin City Council approved a resolution authorizing the issuance of a grant anticipation note not to exceed $12 million that would be used to pay for the state’s portion of the Albert Gallatin/Hatten Track road extension project. Gallatin is waiting to receive $3 million in reimbursements from the state, according to data from the city’s finance department. The last reimbursement was received June 19.
RARE VIDEO SHOWS GALLATIN IN 1990 Rare test footage from a Gallatin police car dash camera recently made public, shows just how much the city has changed during the last 29 years. The 43-minute video titled “1990 Gallatin Tennessee Police Car Dash Camera Test” was converted from VHS to digital and posted on YouTube earlier this month by Kyle Thigpen, whose equipment was used to for the recording.
According to the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability, by the year 2030 the senior population of Sumner County will grow by 38%. The Gallatin Senior Council Roundtable is looking for volunteers to serve on the following committees:
• Gallatin Senior Programs
• Connecting Seniors
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