Wednesday, May 25, 2022
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This Week White Commission Requests Federal Aid, Cookeville Hears From Public

This week in the Upper Cumberland the White County Commission will apply for federal assistance to purchase three police vehicles.

Commissioners will consider a USDA grant not exceeding $50,000. The county will also try to adopt new employee policies and procedures.

The Monday meeting begins at 6:00 p.m. at the county courthouse.

Tuesday, the city of Cookeville will hold a public meeting for input on its proposed aquatic center. The location of the facility will be a center of discussions as well as a public vote for what the center would include.

Some possibilities include leisure pools, wave pools, diving, lazy river, water sports and more. Residents will have four hours from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. to stop by the Cane Creek Recreation Center.

Public input will continue on Thursday for the naming of the new Putnam County School. Surveys requesting feedback from the community have ended, so the meeting will be the last chance for residents to contribute.

Th school system also wants ideas on mascots and school colors. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. at Avery Trace Middle School.

The Jackson County Board of Education gathers Thursday at 6:00 p.m. The Putnam County Audit Committee also meets Thursday at 10:00 a.m. in the courthouse.

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