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.
CITY AWARDS CHUBB'S FOR EXTREME RENOVATION OF HISTORIC BUILDING Instead of hiring painters, Holloway invited his laid-off employees to come back to work. Employees that normally would serve customers’ food and beverages, now picked up brushes and began the arduous task of painting thousands of individual bricks. “So we started so slap together reds and purples and mixing it together. We started randomly painting bricks, and it looked good. Then we tried a little section. One spot turned into a big spot. One wall turned into two walls, and the next thing you know the whole thing was painted one brick at a time.”
FACEBOOK DATA CENTER CONSTRUCTION ALLOWED OVERNIGHT Crews have constructed a 40-foot-tall berm around the rock-crushing equipment to help dampen sound from the equipment, according to Jeff Mason, project executive for DPR Construction. Equipment to monitor the sound levels of work at the site has also been installed around the property.
GALLATIN NEWS - Work on the roads is expected to begin in late September or early October. The city’s engineering department uses a rating system to determine which city-maintained roads are the most in need of repairs. Points are deducted from a total of 100 based on various distresses including cracking, potholes, utility cuts and drainage issues.
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PROPOSED CHANGE IN ZONING FOR 'TRANSIT READY DEVELOPMENT'
WKRN - “This has been in the works for nearly 17 years when the landowner donated the land and the city and the state invested heavily in in Greenlea Blvd. And then plans for transient development came about 8 years ago,” said James Fenton the Executive Director of the Gallatin Economic Development Agency. “So really just to see this finally moving forward is just a really exciting time.”
The project’s vision is to create a “walkable village development that will capitalize on the future transit line, which will run from Gallatin to downtown Nashville.”