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Cookeville Council Approved Construction Bid On 10th Street

Cookeville City Council approved the construction bid Thursday night to widen 10th Street from Wilson Avenue to Fisk Road. The second phase of the five-lane widening project will begin around March 1. It includes sidewalks on both sides of the street as well as curb and guttering. Public Works Director Blake Mayo said the city received two bids and accepted ... Read More »

Two Bids Being Evaluated For 10th Street Widening Project Phase Two

The City of Cookeville is evaluating the two bids opened Thursday for phase two of the 10th Street widening project. City Manager James Mills said he was very pleased with both of the bids. Phase two carries five lanes from Old Kentucky Road to Fisk Road. Each bid packet is now being evaluated by the city’s engineers and will be ... Read More »

Fast Food Chain Interested In Old Kentucky Commons; Wants Changes

Wendy’s is interested in a new Cookeville location at the Old Kentucky Commons Shopping Center, off 10th Street. The Cookeville Planning Department has accepted a request to study changes to the original Planned Commercial Development overview for the shopping center, and specifically, for the Wendy’s site. That plan was developed by the city and was approved by the City Council ... Read More »

Planning Commission Votes Down Cookeville 10th Street Development

The Cookeville Planning Commission voted 6-2 Monday night against a proposed 10th Street development. Community Development Director Jon Ward said the proposed subdivision would include 45 lots located at 1327 East 10th Street. Members of the community spoke out against the proposed devolvement, sighting concerns over infrastructure, and flooding, but the most common concern among members of the community was ... Read More »

Change Order Approval Marks End Of 10th Street Widening Phase I

City of Cookeville’s approval for a change order for the widening of East 10th Street marks the end of the first phase. The phase extended from Wilson Avenue to Chocolate Drive. Public Works Director Blake Mayo said the change order increases the project cost by some $56,000, for a total price of $1.23 million. “Some additional concrete work over the ... Read More »

Planners Deny 10th Street Zoning Request

Cookeville Planning Commission voted to deny a rezoning request for a Planned Residential Development (PRD) on East 10th Street. The PRD would create a 53-lot subdivision of detached and attached single-family homes. It was met with large opposition by community members from the surrounding properties like on Inglewood Drive and Wall Avenue. Commissioner Jim Stafne said he was impressed with ... Read More »

Cookeville To Consider Bond For Road Improvement Projects

Cookeville City Council will consider moving forward Thursday night with another general obligation bond issuance of some $10 million. City Manager James Mills said the bonds would help with three projects: Phase II of the East 10th Street widening, Phase I of West Stevens Street improvements, and reimbursing the city’s general fund for the land purchase on Old Sparta Road ... Read More »

Cookeville To Consider Amendment For Food City Infrastructure Agreement

Cookeville City Council will consider an amended agreement with Food City Thursday night allowing the company to open before the original infrastructure work is complete. City Manager James Mills said that the company wants to open April 6th. He said Food City has been a good corporate partner. “But this is not an ideal situation this is not the way ... Read More »

Cookeville Amends Its 2030 Land Use Plan; Replaces Playground

Cookeville City Council approved just the third amendment to the 2030 Land Use Plan at its Thursday meeting. The West Broad Street area from Pippin Road to County Farm Road will now be eligible for local commercial development. Planning Director Jon Ward said the impacts of the tornado and the extension of sanitary service to this area in 2018 altered ... Read More »