City Council OKs the construction of a Real Time Information Center for KPD in the Public Safety Complex.
The city and the University of Tennessee agree to build a pedestrian bridge across the Tennessee River — if the funding comes through.
The Art of Governing
During their annual retreat, Knoxville City Council members agreed to focus on housing and poverty in the coming year.
Revised Tethering Ban Approved
Knoxville pet owners will have to stay outside with their dogs if using a tether to keep them under control.
KPD Seeks Accountability Director
Chief Paul Noel is asking City Council to create an executive-level position to oversee cultural change within the police department.
Core PILOT Passes
Council approves a five-year tax incentive for a development that would add roughly 2,000 residents to the Cumberland Avenue corridor.
Tethering Ban Advances
Council gives initial approval to prohibit chaining dogs outdoors without on-site supervision.
2022 Revue: City of Knoxville
Change was a constant in city government this year, from stadium financing to taxes to KPD and more.
Waterfront Project Appeal Denied
A development on Blount Avenue will move forward, but the dispute over its approval could lead to changes to the South Waterfront code.
Funding for Violence Intervention
With homicides still above pre-pandemic levels, KPD gets the green light to apply for a $2 million state grant to help prevent gun violence.