Jefferson County is growing, and your Mayor and Board of Commissioners want citizens’ input on managing this growth. The Mayor and Commissioners are undertaking a community engagement effort to obtain this input. The project aims to receive feedback on how Jefferson County’s agricultural lands, neighborhoods, parks, and businesses can be developed and preserved over the next ten years.
This webpage will provide information about the community engagement effort, a schedule of meetings and other events at which citizens can give input, information about Jefferson County, and a link to a survey designed to solicit the input of Jefferson County citizens. As data is gathered, it will be posted on this webpage. The feedback obtained through the community engagement effort will be used to solidify a guiding vision, draft recommendations guiding decisions, and develop policies directing Jeﬀerson County’s growth.
The Jeﬀerson County Commissioners and Mayor Potts approved this effort to obtain the input of Jefferson County citizens. The action is overseen by a steering committee composed of Jefferson County citizens, with oversight provided by the Jefferson County Long Range Planning Committee. Watch this page for information about the community engagement effort.
Help craft the vision of Jefferson County for the next 10 years!
- Meeting Dates
- October 5th – Jefferson County High School, Commons Area
- October 26th – New Market Elementary School
- November 30th – Talbott Elementary School
- Important Links
Check back for meeting minutes!
Take Our Survey
The purpose of the survey is to seek input from Jefferson County citizens for supporting a future vision of how our agricultural lands, neighborhoods, parks, and businesses are developed and preserved over the next 10 years. Your responses to the questions in this survey will be used to solidify a guiding vision, to draft recommendations guiding decisions, and to develop policies directing the growth of Jefferson County. This survey project was approved by the Jefferson County Commissioners and Mayor Potts. The survey is being managed by the Jefferson County Long Range Planning Committee.
PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Long Range Planning Committee of Jefferson County, Tennessee (the “County”) will meet in regular, open and public session on the following dates and locations for the purpose of the Community Engagement Survey. Each meeting will take place from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m..
- October 5, 2023 Community Meeting Jefferson County High School, Commons Area
- October 26, 2023 Community Meeting New Market Elementary School
- November 30, 2023 Community Meeting Talbott Elementary School
If a member of the public desires to speak at the meeting, he or she may do so in the manner provided in the Commission’s public input policy. A copy of that policy is available online at www.jeffersoncountytn.gov.
This notice is given pursuant to the provisions of Sections 8-44-101 to 8-44-106, inclusive, Tennessee Code Annotated.
Jim Snodgrass, Chair
Take an active role in shaping the future of our community!
For more information, check back here or reach out to the Mayor’s office for more details.