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  1. Womens DIY Clinics

    One Saturday a month, maybe two, we do clinics that teach women and young females how to do house repairs, check your oil, change a flat tire, self-defense, and just things like that! I want to...
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    Feb 10, 2021 by Jdavis (8 points)

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  2. Enforce code violations

    Code violations need to actually be enforced. Not just a note left on the door asking people to clean up their house. The city went around and pointed out violations 2 years ago, but nothing has...
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    Feb 11, 2021 by TJ (13 points)

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  3. Continue building on our bike path,

    As the weather warms up I hope there will be an effort to promote our new bike path as it is finished! Use this as a marketing opportunity to build excitement for the next phase of the proposed...
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    Feb 11, 2021 by Cindy Dilliner (22 points)

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  4. blessing box

    Looking for opinions/suggestions/rules on an idea I have been curious about doing. A blessing box in my yard. It would be like the mini libraries but not just limited too books. More on the lines of...
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    May 17, 2020 by Abbie Revell Agan (5 points)

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  5. Create a local Facebook page showing the location of the Little Free Libraries

    We have several of these around town and it would be good to have information online about the locations. I’ve also seen talk about establishing similar “libraries” for food or other necessities....
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    Feb 11, 2021 by Cindy Dilliner (22 points)

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  6. Waterpark

    Outdoor water park

    Feb 11, 2021 by Tonya Foster (45 points)

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  7. Family Housing

    According to our largest employer, we need nice, mid-priced houses for families. Recruit a developer for the VA property without buildings to build those houses and neighborhoods, VAthen use that...
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    Feb 12, 2021 by Sheri Postma (5 points)

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  8. East school becomes Trade School

    The building is already there. Teachers would be needed. Teach things like carpentry, upholstery, plumbing, heating, welding, cooking and any other classes that people need or want.

    Feb 19, 2021 by Inez DeMoss (8 points)

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  9. Trim trees away from the street surfaces.

    There are too many low hanging trees above our city streets. I

    Feb 11, 2021 by TJ (13 points)

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  10. I’d love to see some money go back into sidewalk improvements around town.

    This is not a new idea, but an area that I’ve noticed needs work as I’ve been home this last year and spent more time walking. Many lots in town lack good sidewalks, or any, and many are in disrepair...
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    Feb 11, 2021 by Cindy Dilliner (22 points)

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  11. Community/neighborhood gardens

    I’m know this idea isn’t new, but I would love to see some of the city owned green spaces be filled with edible orchards and community vegetable gardening plots. East Elementary, outside the dog park...
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    Feb 14, 2021 by Lindsey Carlson (12 points)

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  12. Utilize Ken Locke Stadium for more than just football in the fall

    Ken Locke is an important and historical part of the community and especially important to those who grew up in Knoxville. The stadium should absolutely be sued to play high school football games in...
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    Jun 27, 2022 by Justin Lenger (46 points)

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  13. Recruit Employers/Businesses

    Strategically and aggressively recruit employers to bring their businesses here. More jobs will attract more people. Those people become local taxpayers, building and buying homes, contributing in...
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    Feb 11, 2021 by Lori Raymie (5 points)

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  14. Outdoor Concerts

    Hold outdoor concerts under the cement shelter house at Auld Park in the spring/summer. People could bring lawnchairs/blankets. Kids could play at the park.

    Feb 15, 2021 by Heather McKay (5 points)

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  15. Restore Gebhardt House to be used as an Air BnB

    Many people travel through Knoxville for business and many more travel here for Race Season. Knoxville should embrace its history and give out of town visitors the opportunity to stay in the Dixie...
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    Jun 27, 2022 by Justin Lenger (46 points)

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  16. Keep middle school gym/auditorium/cafeteria in tact to be used as a community event center

    Instead of doing away with the old middle school, the gym, auditorium, and cafeteria should be kept to be used as community event center. The property can be rented for large gatherings or used for...
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    Jun 27, 2022 by Justin Lenger (46 points)

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