Off Course

BMX meeting 11-6-18

Off Course

County delays action on proposed BMX track again, pending cost and benefit analysis.

by jesse fox mayshark • november 9, 2018

lance maguire (left) of usa bmx answers a question from county commissioner justin biggs at a meeting at south doyle middle school. Looking on is sarah fansler, the county's community outreach director.

A proposal to add nearly $500,000 in public funding for a BMX bike racing track in South Knoxville will be deferred at least another month, Knox County officials said, while Mayor Glenn Jacobs continues to study the potential costs and benefits.
More questions than answers at a meeting about the South Knoxville proposal.
County Commission has already three times deferred the budget transfer, which would add $498,500 to the $800,000 budgeted for the project.
At a public meeting Tuesday with local and...

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