Looking for Long-term Solutions

Short-term Rental

Council members are considering tweaking the city’s short-term rental ordinance to bolster enforcement in residential areas.

Funding Affordable Housing

Westview Tower

City Council votes to help developers build and renovate hundreds of apartments for low-income residents through its Affordable Housing Fund.

A Day for Dominion

Dominion Riverside Site

City Council takes on a trio of unrelated matters involving a single West Knoxville development firm.

Making Noise

Noise detection camera

The city has installed cutting-edge technology to identify traffic noise violations downtown, but there’s no means of enforcement.

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.

Enter the Matrix

The city is hiring a California-based consultant to help streamline and improve its development services.

Council OKs Hotel PILOT

A 10-year tax incentive should enable developer Nick Patel to finance a hotel in the Old City near the planned multi-use stadium.

Pension Costs Rising

Providing retirement benefits is growing more expensive. City officials say it’s a matter of keeping promises made to employees.