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PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREWITH GIVEN THAT the Board of Mayor and Aldermen will meet in a special called meeting on Tuesday, October 21, at 3:00 p.m. in the Board Chambers at Town Hall located at 500 Poplar View Parkway.

Lynn Carmack
Town Clerk

Avoid the Election Rush: VOTE Early at ANY Early Voting Location Early voting dates- October, 15-30

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If you are a registered voter, you may vote early, October 15-30, at any early voting satellite location in Shelby County, prior to the November 4 Election Day. The Collierville satellite early voting location is Collierville Church of Christ, 575 Shelton Drive.

On Election Day, November 4, votes can only be cast at your voting precinct. Voters are required to show photo identification when they arrive at the polls.

All satellite sites are open weekdays 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM or Saturdays 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The Shelby County Election Commission has an early voting site locator tool and other useful information at shelbyvote.com.

“Wake Up Collierville” Gives Back to Town Crews

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Parks and Recreation, Public and General Services work trucks covered the Square Friday morning as crews received breakfast from local businesses.

The sun had not even started shining on Town Square Friday morning, October 17, 2014, as Collierville work trucks were lined up along Main Street. A special group of Town employees were enjoying a free breakfast handed out by members of the Main Street Business Alliance. Around thirty local businesses donated to "Wake Up Collierville" in order to provide an early meal to workers who have very early jobs.

PUBLIC NOTICE

COLLIERVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY BOARD MEETING—October 23, 2014

Notice is hereby given that the Collierville Public Library Board will meet Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Chambers at Collierville Town Hall, located at 500 Poplar View Parkway. At that time, consideration will be given to the following:

1. Call to order

2. Roll Call

3. Approval of Minutes from July 29, 2014

4. Acceptance of Donations to the Collierville Burch Library

5. Discussion regarding potential changes to an existing contract between the Town, the Collierville
Public Library Board and Library Systems and Services LLC (LSSI)

6. Other Business/Discussion

7. Adjournment

PUBLIC NOTICE

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED
FOR 2015 TOWN BOARDS/COMMISSIONS

The Town of Collierville is accepting applications for Town Boards and Commissions for the year 2015. Any citizen of Collierville interested in serving on any of the following advisory boards or commissions is encouraged to submit an application: Arts Council (1 at-large citizen position), Beer Board (7 positions), Construction Board of Appeals (7 positions), Design Review Commission (6 positions), Environmental Commission (7 positions), Heritage Commission (3 positions; 1 student position), Historic District Commission (1 position), Industrial Development Board (5 positions), Library Board (2 positions), Parks and Recreation Advisory Board (8 positions), Pension Committee (1 position), Planning Commission (8 positions), Town Beautiful Commission (up to 15 positions), and Zoning Appeals Board (5 positions).

If you are currently serving on a Board/Commission and your term will be expiring in December, it will still be necessary to complete an application form to ensure that the Board of Mayor and Aldermen has complete information from which to review applications.

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS NOVEMBER 21, 2014

Applications can be obtained at Town Hall, 500 Poplar View Parkway, or you can go to collierville.com and download an application. Please return your application to the Town Clerk at Town Hall. If applications are mailed, please address to: Town Clerk, Town of Collierville, 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN 38017.

You will be asked to supply an e-mail address on your application, so that you can be sent a confirmation of receipt of your application. If you do not receive confirmation by e-mail, please call 457-2212 to make sure your application was received.

A Special Delivery to Collierville Schools

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Pictured L-R, Gail Tucci, Head of Circulation Collierville Burch Library, Clovis Hodge Jr, Blue Sky Courier, Ann Peterson, Collierville Middle Librarian and Deanna Britton, Director of the Collierville Burch Library.

A historic, special delivery was made October 1, 2014 to Collierville Middle School from the Collierville Burch Library. A box of requested books was delivered by Blue Sky Courier Service to the school's library; the first delivery of many more. The courier service between the Collierville Burch Library and Collierville Schools gives educators the opportunity to request books for a curriculum or educational research that their particular school library may not have available. With a weekly delivery in place, the exchanging of learning materials is vast, efficient, and dependable.

Purposed Reuse of Existing Structures Fits the Collierville Vision

'Vision is a word often used when residents, developers, elected officials and Town of Collierville planning staff discuss the growth, evolution and character of the Town. In the "Collierville 2040" plan on future land use of the community, the 'vision' was aptly stated as "A built environment in the Town of Collierville that will rank us among the nation's best places in terms of quality, character and functionality." This vision is steadily becoming a reality in Collierville as indicated by the recent Parade magazine and Preserve America national designations.

Town’s Economic Development Office Launches New Web Site

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The Town's new Economic Development Director John Duncan has been quite busy the past several months building the foundation for Collierville's economic development programs. This week the Economic Development Office is launching a brand new web site. The new site is located at collierville.com and is a featured item on the main menu bar for easy access.

The new site welcomes viewers with clean graphics and scrolling images of manufacturing, aerial photos of available sites, healthcare and scenic views of Collierville.