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Town Hall Closed Labor Day, Mon. Sept. 5

Cville 1 LOGO jpeg greenk optCollierville Town Hall will be closed Monday, September 5th in observance of Labor Day. The Sanitation collection schedule for the week will be as follows:

Garbage and recyclables will be picked up the day after your regular collection day. Tuesday's commercial pick up will be delayed a day and Friday's commercial pick up will remain the same. There will be no appliance pick up on Friday, September 9th. The next available appliance pick up will be Friday, September 16th.

Collierville Fire Department’s Battalion Chief McPeake Retires

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Collierville Fire Department (CFD) Battalion Chief Daniel McPeake moved to Collierville when he was in the ninth grade. By his senior year of high school he had become a volunteer for the CFD. At that time, his reasons for joining were a bit different than what they would come to be in the future.

“Two firefighters came to the high school and recruited people to be on the volunteer fire department. A bunch of us joined. One of the reasons we joined was because we had this friend who could imitate a fire truck siren so we could all get out of class,” said McPeake.

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Collierville Youth Make Donation to Police Department

lemonade stand donation optAt the August 22 meeting of the Collierville Board of Mayor and Aldermen, a group of Collierville children presented the Collierville Police Department with a donation of $149.25 from proceeds of sales at their lemonade stand. The donation was given in honor and memory of Officer Doug Barney of the Unified Police Department in Salt Lake County, Utah - uncle of Katie Jones (pictured). The donation will be used by the CPD to purchase replacement American flags for the flag plaza in front of the Police Administration Building in honor of fallen Officer Barney.

Pictured front in flower dress is Madison Rice. Second row L to R - Andrew Rice, Kayla Rice, Avery Rice, and Katie Jones pictured with Assistant Chief David Tillner.

Residents on Royal Pecan Experiencing Relief Due To Improvements in Area Drainage System

royal pecan 2 optResidents along Royal Pecan Street in south east Collierville are resting easier when it rains since the Town of Collierville made some improvements to address flooding in their neighborhood. Over the past few years residents along Royal Pecan were experiencing increasing issues with standing water, slow draining water and even water seeping into garages following heavy rains (pictured.)

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Town’s Safety Committee Brings State Recognition to Collierville

cpr class optThe Town of Collierville was awarded the “Excellence in Risk Management Award” by the Tennessee Municipal League Risk Management Pool at the Risk and Insurance Symposium on August 15, 2016. The award is given to municipalities who “exemplify excellence, innovation, creativity, and commitment to providing quality safety and risk management programs within their entities.”

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Crosswind Elementary Awarded for Summer Participation by Collierville Library

Crosswind schoolday 16 1 optThe Collierville Burch Library honors Crosswind Elementary School - recipient of the traveling trophy for School Day, an annual summer event offering fun activities for students and teachers in Collierville Schools. The trophy is presented to the school with the highest participation in this event.

Pictured along with Crosswind students (L-R) are Dr. Andre Crafford, Crosswind Principal, Deanna Britton, Burch Library Director, Mary Driver, Crosswind School Librarian, and Jodi Hall, Burch Library Youth Services Librarian.

Public Services Sewer Survey Uncovers Interesting Results

cross bore optThis summer, Collierville Public Services conducted a Sanitary Sewer Evaluation Survey (SSES) to evaluate the structural integrity of the Town’s sewer system. After compiling and reviewing the data, Public Services discovered five sites that needed high priority repairs.

Two of five locations have cross-bores (pictured), where another utility penetrates and partially blocks the sewer main.

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Teen Book Club Interviews Popular Author at Collierville Library

book cover optThe BurchBookLovers Teen Book Club welcomed Young Adult author Francesca Zappia into their August 8th meeting via Skype.

Young Adult Associate Deborah Elam led the interview with the popular first time author, and attendees brought questions to ask Ms. Zappia about her debut novel, Made You Up.

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Time to Get Creative with the Fire Prevention Poster Contest

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Bring out your markers, crayons, colored pencils, paints, glue, tissue paper, and any other art supplies, for the Collierville Fire Department is making preparations for its annual Fire Prevention Poster Contest! The CFD wants everyone in grades Kindergarten through 12th to participate!

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