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Town Administrator Presents Balanced Budget for FY16-17 Town Operations

Pending Board Approval on June 13
No Tax Increase-Financially Sound- Quality Service

At the May 23, 2016 meeting of the Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BMA), Town Administrator James Lewellen presented a balanced budget that does not require a tax increase. The proposed FY 2016-17 total General Fund Budget is $55,668,698.

“The priority of this budget is to continue the services and programs that make Collierville a great place to live and work,” said Mayor Joyner. “Our top tier focus is on public safety, schools, investment in infrastructure and prudent financial management.” 

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Board of Mayor and Aldermen Choose "Safety First" in Voting Down Gas Station Proposal

Untitled optThe Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BMA) passed for the second time on a proposal to locate a new gas station in the Walmart parking lot at 560 West Poplar at the May 23, 2016 BMA meeting.

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Crosswind PTA Presents Mayor Joyner with National Life Achievement Award

13315223 1378335942180204 2130461412253594671 n optThe Crosswind Parent Teacher Association (PTA) presented Mayor Stan Joyner with a National Life Achievement Award at their monthly meeting on May 24. The PTA National Life Achievement Award is the highest recognition bestowed by PTA, and it is given only to those who have demonstrated exemplary service in support of children.

In a letter addressed to Mayor Joyner, Laura M. Bay, PTA National President stated, “You possess such a mighty voice, and I cannot thank you enough for the work you have done and undoubtedly will continue to do. Your commitment to passionately advocating for the education and well-being of children deserves this acknowledgement.”

With the acceptance of the National Life Achievement Award, Mayor Joyner joins a most distinguished group of advocates for children who have their names published in the National PTA Life Achievement Honor Roll.

(Donna Murray, Crosswind PTA, Mayor Joyner, Gelena Pate, Crosswind PTA are pictured L-R.)

Collierville Town Offices will Close for Memorial Day

flag optCollierville Town Hall will be closed Monday, May 30th for Memorial Day. In case of Fire and Police emergency call 911.

Collierville sanitation crews will NOT work on Monday, May 30, Memorial Day. There will be NO garbage collection on Memorial Day. 

Garbage and recyclables will be picked up the day after your regular collection day. If your regular collection day is Monday, your garbage and recyclables will be picked up on Tuesday. Tuesday will be picked up on Wednesday; Wednesday on Thursday; and Thursday on Friday. Commercial Pick-up will remain the same. There will be no appliance pick up on Friday, June 3rd due to the holiday schedule. The next available appliance pick-up will be Friday, June 10th.

For more information or questions you may call Collierville Public Services at 457-2800.

Town Breaks Ground on Animal Shelter Expansion

CAS groundbreaking 2 optDozens of volunteers and staff from the animal shelter gathered to celebrate the long awaited ground breaking of the new Animal Shelter expansion. “We are very excited that this day is finally here,” said Nina Wingfield, Animal Services Director. The existing building has been at 603 E. South St. since 1998, and it has served the community well. But as Collierville has grown, so has its population of homeless animals, so the shelter must be adapted to accommodate their care.

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Collierville Library Hosts Talk on Vertical Gardening

vertical gardening optIf you’ve ever wanted a garden but didn’t think you had the space, it’s time to think again. On Saturday, May 28 at 11 o’clock, Master Gardener Ginny Fletcher will lead a workshop on vertical gardening at the Collierville Burch Library. The library has hosted a series of Lunch ‘n’ Learn talks on gardening this summer. Fletcher’s workshop will be the third and last entry in the series.

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Collierville Public Services Employees Raise Their Game at Skills Rodeo

rodeo 2 2016 optThe Collierville Public Services Department has been holding its Public Services Rodeo for 17 years, ever since Bill Kilp took over as Director. The rodeo is for the employees; it gives them an afternoon of fun and food with coworkers. But it serves another purpose as well.

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Collierville Parks Host Tee Ball World Series

world series 2 optCheering and applause surrounded the baseball diamonds at WC Johnson Park Saturday morning as the spring tee ball season came to an end with the “World Series.” Through the Recreation and Sports Division of the Collierville Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Department, five and six year old children wrapped up a season learning and enjoying the game of baseball. In addition to the benefits of having fun, these young athletes are developing qualities such as character, commitment, leadership and attitude.

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2016 Spray Park Season

suggs spray park optSuggs Spray Park, 163 East South Street, is opening May 23, 2016 and the WC Johnson Spray Park, 419 Johnson Park Drive, is opening May 28, 2016. 

The new spray park hours are as follows (Both parks open seven days a week):
Monday - Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For Profit & Non-Profit Groups require a reservation through the Collierville Parks Department. Please call Ed Warnette at 901-651-3258 to make your reservation. Hours are Tuesday & Thursday only from 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. or 12:30 - 3:00 p.m. at W. C. Johnson & Suggs Park.

The 2016 Spray Park pass for Johnson Park is now available at the Cox Community Center at 440 West Powell Rd. Everyone will need a new pass for this season (2015 passes will not be valid.)

Collierville residents must bring proof of residency to the Parks and Recreation office to receive a free resident/season card. The Parks Administrative Office is open Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. To see a complete list of Spray Park rules and regulations visit the Collierville Parks website here.

Keeping the Fleet Rolling Makes a Difference

IMG 6980 optFire Chief Buddy Billings was just settling into his new role this May when one of the Collierville Fire Houses contacted him about the department’s only ladder truck experiencing a mechanical problem. Having the ladder truck out of service was an urgent matter, however, there were already two other Collierville Fire Trucks in the mechanics' shop. This situation caused Fire Administration to notify other surrounding municipalities, like Germantown, to send fire support in the case of an emergency.

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