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Cookeville Extends Dirt-Moving Agreement

Cookeville City Council approved an amendment to an indemnity agreement Thursday night to allow for dirt to be moved in the Highlands Business Park. Council approved the agreement with the Hollingsworth Group last fall to transport dirt from the Ficosa site to the lot owned by Hollingsworth. Community Development Director Jon Ward said the desire was to keep heavy trucks ... Read More »

Cookeville Postpones Decision On RVs In Mobile Home Parks

Cookeville City Council began preparations for winter last night, purchasing 500 tons of road salt. Public Works Director Blake Mayo said the city is currently two-thirds full on salt. The city salted just once last winter, during the Christmas Eve weather event. Pricing did not change from a year ago. Council also voted Thursday night to ask the Planning Commission ... Read More »

Cookeville IDB Defers Decision On Amendment Ficosa PILOT Agreement

The Cookeville Industrial Development Board deferred a decision on amending its Ficosa payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement, citing a desire to explore agreements between the city and other companies who might be in the same situation. After having difficulty meeting original requirements due to COVID, Ficosa Attorney Stephen Jasper presented amendments decreasing the number of required employees and increasing the investment in the ... Read More »

Cookeville IDB Plans Special Called Meeting To Review Ficosa Agreement

The Cookeville Industrial Development Board scheduled a special called meeting following a request from Ficosa to revisit the company’s payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement. Chair Bob Bell said an attorney representing the group approached the board at its annual meeting Thursday. Bell said the company wants the agreement reviewed to to avoid noncompliance. “They were for the most part written during a time ... Read More »