The Art of Governing

Council members painting photo

During their annual retreat, Knoxville City Council members agreed to focus on housing and poverty in the coming year.

Core PILOT Passes

Jared Schenk of Core Spaces

Council approves a five-year tax incentive for a development that would add roughly 2,000 residents to the Cumberland Avenue corridor.

Waterfront Project Appeal Denied

Janice Tocher photo

A development on Blount Avenue will move forward, but the dispute over its approval could lead to changes to the South Waterfront code.

Council OKs Budget, Tax Hike

Kincannon’s $434.1 million budget proposal and the accompanying 50-cent property tax increase get reserved but solid support.

City Budget Vote Looms

Council will take up Mayor Indya Kincannon’s proposed $434.1 million budget and accompanying property tax increase on Tuesday.

Budget Under Pressure

Council gets an update on the city’s financial situation and a look at challenges for next year’s budget, particularly pension and personnel costs.

Infrastructure Tab

Street improvements and new plazas around the new stadium could cost the city as much as $14 million.

Safe at Home

On a split vote, City Council gives the final approval needed to move the publicly financed multi-use stadium forward.

Incumbents Roll to Victory

City voters re-elect five Council members over GOP-backed challengers in an unusually partisan election.