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Friday, August 7, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Historic Rippavilla [Virtual] Town Hall / Public Input Meeting Scheduled for August 25, 2020
SPRING HILL, TN - Architectural design consultant to the City of Spring Hill, Tuck-Hinton, will present important first ...
SPRING HILL, TN - The City’s Parks and Recreation Department will open the playgrounds in all of the parks tomorrow, Saturday June 13. Parents must be present and responsible...
SPRING HILL, Tennessee - The severe, damaging weather that blew through Middle Tennessee yesterd...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEA letter from Mayor Rick GrahamSPRING HILL, Tennessee
SPRING HILL, Tenn. – In response to the Tennessee Supreme Court’s announcement Friday that all courts (including municipal) will be closed through the month of April as a precautionary measure to minimize the spread of the COVID-19, Ci...
Construction of the new Crossings Circle North Bridge is complete, and City officials will open the bridge with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, Dec. 6.
The Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BOMA) this week approved a resolution seeking to increase voter turnout by improving voter awareness, polling locations and early voting access times, starting with the next Spring Hill Municipal Election in April 2021
The Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Oct. 7 was brought up to speed on the City’s ongoing place branding initiative with a visual presentation of the preliminary work conducted over the past eight months to develop a new City of Spring Hill brand.
The Spring Hill Fire Department's Assistant Chief of Training/Safety, Mike Bryan, has the honor of being asked to serve at the 38th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend next month at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland.
Effective immediately, the City of Spring Hill has issued an irrigation ban to ensure the City Water Department can provide sufficient potable water and fire suppression to our residents, due to an extended lack of rainfall.
The Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Sept. 16 approved an ordinance adjusting utility billing to ensure the Water and Sewer budgets are self-sustaining, which will increase customers’ monthly utility bills, starting with the November 2019 bill.
Mayor Rick Graham is declaring his support for a Maury County proposal to build a bridge and school access road to connect the new Battle Creek Elementary and Middle Schools in south Spring Hill through a City-County joint funding agreement.
Mayor Rick Graham on Thursday, Sept. 12, gave executive approval to four of the six local nonprofit organizations that have traditionally received annual City funds but were proposed to be defunded this year by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BOMA).
The annual Call for Projects for the City of Spring Hill’s Neighborhood Sidewalk Program (NSP) begins today, when citizens and neighborhood associations are encouraged to submit new sidewalk projects for consideration for the upcoming budget cycle.
Just in time for the winding down of summer, come out and enjoy the free Harvest Festival and Antique Tractor and Car Show at Rippavilla, while supporting two great nonprofit causes.
The Spring Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen is considering approval of an ordinance to set fair City of Spring Hill utility rates, which will increase customers’ monthly utility bills, starting with the November 2019 bill.
Rippavilla, Inc., on Aug. 8, announced its governing board’s appointment ofPatricia Bearden as Rippavilla’s new Executive Director, effective Aug, 1, 2019.
Here are some highlights from the newly approved 2019-2020 Fiscal Year City Operating Budget, which includes funding for road improvement projects, new police and fire employees and equipment, water/sewer improvement projects, and more.
The Board of Mayor and Aldermen on June 3 voted to postpone awarding a library construction contract that would renovate space at the City-owned Northfield Complex while having a third party conduct a financial assessment of the Northfield building.
The City of Spring Hill is proud to announce Tyler Green, a tour guide for the Rippavilla mansion and battlefield, is this year’s recipient of the Tennessee Historical Commission’s Certificate of Merit for his work on the WWI exhibit at Rippavilla.
Mayor Rick Graham on May 23 announced plans to create a new advisory task force to explore the potential for creating a Spring Hill town center. He also tasked the Tourism Council with studying future park space and land preservation needs.
It’s time to get your four-legged friends ready for the June 1 grand opening of the newly renovated Spring Hill Bark Park at Evans Park! The dog park, which has doubled in size and includes many new features, was made possible through $30K in grants.
The City of Spring Hill is in the midst of an extensive place branding initiative, and we need your help. Please complete the Spring Hill Community Survey and attend one of two public forums to give us your candid input on Spring Hill.
The Spring Hill BOMA at a special-called meeting on March 26 approved on first reading three revenue increases to fund capital improvement projects for infrastructure, including large transportation projects and construction of future City buildings.
The Spring Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BOMA) will hold a special-called meeting Tuesday, March 26, to discuss potential increases to the property tax rate and development fees to help fund future capital construction projects.
TDOT's safety project to install traffic signals at the on- and off-ramps of Saturn Parkway (S.R. 396) at Port Royal Road is on schedule to go to bid March 29; the completion date is Oct. 31, 2019.
The Spring Hill Municipal Election is just around the corner, so don’t forget to register to vote by the March 12 deadline. Early voting is March 22 - April 6, when voters will elect four new city aldermen. See news release for details.
The City of Spring Hill was again designated a Healthier Tennessee Community by the Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness. At a recent awards gala, Spring Hill was named one of only 33 Healthier Tennessee Communities” in the state. Spring Hill
The annual Spring Hill Pickin’ in the Park live music series will enter its seventh season this year, and now is the time for local musicians to get their names on the performance schedule. This outdoor, family-friendly event is sponsored by Parks & Rec.
After months of preparation, the consolidation of the City of Spring Hill’s Emergency Dispatch Dept. with Williamson County Department of Emergency Communications will become effective Jan. 2. The move will improve call response times and save money.
Spring Hill continued on an upward growth trajectory in 2018, bringing with it many notable changes and accomplishments. Here’s a look at just some of the City of Spring Hill’s 2018 highlights. This year, the City of Spring Hill ...
It’s time again for the annual Spring Hill Mayor’s Challenge, and what better time to start a new healthy initiative than the start of the year. The 2019 Challenge, hosted by Spring Hill Parks & Rec. and the Healthier Spring Hill Committee, kicks off Jan
The City of Spring Hill is proud and excited to receive a $25 million federal grant to help fund the construction of a new I-65 interchange and extension of Buckner Road to connect the new interchange. The grant was announced by U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander
In keeping with the City’s expansion plans, the Building Codes & Inspections and Planning & Zoning Departments soon will be the first municipal departments to move from City Hall to the City-owned Northfield Building Complex. The move, occurring Dec.
The City of Spring Hill Historic Commission will host its annual Christmas Open House on Thursday, Dec. 6, beginning at 6 p.m. at historic Rippavilla.
The community is invited to the Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony, themed “Christmas Around the World," presented by the Spring Hill Parks & Recreation Department and Kiwanis Spring Hill & Thompson’s Station, on Saturday, Dec. 8!
The City of Spring Hill will host a public input meeting Oct. 29 as part of the process of updating the Spring Hill Major Thoroughfare Plan. This is your chance as a citizen to get involved in the long-term vision of our city's major roadway network.
The Board of Mayor & Aldermen on Aug. 20, 2018, approved the City of Spring Hill’s new Unified Development Code (UDC), a consolidated book of development regulations nearly two years in the making, designed for Spring Hill’s long-t...
Rippavilla and Spring Hill Parks & Rec. are teaming up for the 3rd Annual Rippin’ Run, a family friendly 5K mud run on the grounds of historic Rippavilla. It begins at 7 a.m. Aug. 4, with ticket sales benefiting Rippavilla and the American Cancer Society.
We are happy to announce the results of the City of Spring Hill’s latest special census certified by the State verifying our official population at 40,436, a 10.7 percent increase from the 36,530 residents certified in 2016. The higher population means
The Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BOMA) is now accepting applications for interested citizens to serve on the newly formed Spring Hill Tourism Council. The BOMA chartered the Spring Hill Tourism Council to serve as an advisory committee to the BOMA
The City of Spring Hill is revealing the concept design plan for the new Spring Hill Public Library, which will be greatly expanded in renovated space at the Northfield Conference Center purchased by the City. The image shows the conceptual floor plan
Construction of the Saturn Parkway (State Route 396) extension and widening of Beechcroft Road (S.R. 247) is scheduled to begin May 30.The $47 million Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) project will connectivity, safety and commercial
The City of Spring Hill is excited to host the Ninth Annual Health & Wellness Fair on July 18-19 at the U.A.W. Hall. This popular event is free and open to the public with hours from 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, and 8 a.m. to noon Thursday, July 19.
The City of Spring Hill is proud to announce the Spring Hill Public Library Board of Trustees’ selection of Assistant Library Director Dana Juriew to serve as the new director of our popular, growing library. Mrs. Juriew was hired in August 2016 as
Rippavilla Inc. wil host its annual Swanky Plank Vintage Marketplace, Thursday, May 31 through June 2, with ticket sales benefiting historic restoration efforts.
The City of Spring Hill is proud to announce that Marsha Gallardo, the Spring Hill Public Library’s Children’s Librarian since 2006, has been awarded the 2018 Daniel Taylor Memorial Award by the Tennessee Library Association (TLA). Mrs. Gallardo has
Spring Hill is now on track to eventually see a new Interstate 65 interchange constructed at a proposed extension of Buckner Road to provide much needed access on the Williamson County end of town.
The City of Spring Hill on Dec. 27 officially closed on the $8.18 million purchase of the Workforce Development & Conference Center at Northfield, saving taxpayers millions on planned building projects. It's the City’s largest building purchase ever.
The City of Spring Hill is honored to be recently designated by Gov. Bill Haslam as “Healthier Tennessee Community." Recognizing this designation, a presentation and flag raising at 3 p.m. Dec. 15 will kick off the 2018 Spring Hill Mayor’s Challenge!
Bob Jones, a talented and well-established Middle TN artist, recently donated the first commissioned art piece to the new Artist in Residence program created by the Spring Hill Arts Center (SHAC) in partnership with Rippavilla and the City of Spring Hill.
Rippavilla Plantation has hired Kate Wilson as its Director of Operations. Mrs. Wilson, a Belmont Univ. graduate, has 12 years of nonprofit management experience in the culture and arts sector, and previously served as Director of Operations at Belmont M
The Spring Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Oct. 16, 2017, took the final step in the City’s recent acquisition and management of Rippavilla Plantation by approving the annexation of the historic home, related buildings and its 98.4 acres of land.
The Spring Hill BOMA on Oct. 16 voted to pursue the purchase of the Workforce Development & Conference Center at Northfield with an offer of $8.18 million. The two-story, 355,000-square-foot office building could house the Police Headquarters and Library.
The City of Spring Hill, one of the fastest growing municipalities in the state, is again conducting a special census to certify the growth in population our city has added in recent years.
Residents on the Williamson County side of Spring Hill can now conveniently renew their vehicle license plate registration within about a minute at Longview Recreation Center without waiting through long lines.
If you're unable to attend City of Spring Hill public meetings, you now have the option of watching them online.
The City of Spring Hill is proud to announce Rippavilla Plantation was recently honored among the annual Best of Maury County Awards for "Best Wedding Venue.”
Rippavilla Plantation is seeking an operations manager to oversee daily operations at the historic mansion and grounds.
On August 19, 2017, get ready for the largest Spring Hill Pay It Forward Festival yet, including some exciting new activities that are sure to draw a crowd.
TDOT will begin soliciting bids Aug. 18 for construction of the widening of Duplex Road (S.R. 247) from Main St. (U.S.31) to I-65. The bid letting process allows companies to bid on the project’s construction phase, for which TDOT has budgeted $17.3 mil
While the vast majority of online sales involving face-to-face transactions occur without incident, the Spring Hill Police Dept. has established a "Safe Exchange Zone" at the request of residents to help ensure our citizens’ safety when conducting
The area’s largest private employer, General Motors-UAW 1853, is paying it forward once again to the Spring Hill area community with its support as the title sponsor for a third year in a row for the 10th Annual Spring Hill Pay It Forward Festival.
The Spring Hill Police Department has a new law enforcement tool at its disposal to help officers take a bird’s eye view of crime and traffic accident scenes previously only possible with a manned aircraft. The department recently purchased a drone
The BOMA on June 30 approved a new budget, which includes funds for the design of a new, state-of-the-art public library. An architectural firm has been selected to design and oversee construction of either a new library building or expansion of the exist
Spring Hill residents who pay their monthly utility bills or other City financial transactions using a credit or debit card may soon be asked to pay a small fee to cover the cost of that convenience.
Currently, the City of Spring Hill absorbs the costs of ...
The Spring Hill Fire Department (SHFD) next month will conduct live fire training exercises and conclude with fully involved fires in three houses acquired by the City of Spring Hill as part of the property right-of-way needed for the state to widen Duple...
The Late Bloomers Community Garden officially opened Saturday, May 20, in Spring Hill, with the ceremonial planting of sunflower seeds. The garden is headed up by the Senior Adult Advocacy Council (SAAC) in partnership with the City of Spring Hill.
As the City of Spring Hill’s $3.5 million acquisition of 210 properties for road right-of-way is wrapping up on Duplex Road, the relocation of utilities is now underway in preparation for TDOT’s widening of Duplex Road (S.R. 247).
The Spring Hill BOMA has expanded the Spring Hill Transportation Advisory Committee to seven members, and Mayor Rick Graham is now seeking to fill a remaining citizen seat on the committee. Citizen applicants are encouraged to apply
Mayor Rick Graham announced on May 17 his appointment of a task force to oversee transition of the historic Rippavilla Plantation into city operations following the BOMA’s recent action to officially acquire Rippavilla and its related 98 acres.
The Spring Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday night officially accepted the donation of Rippavilla Plantation and its related operational responsibilities, allowing for the permanent preservation of the historic home, 98.4 acres of passive park sp...
Historic tourism signs have been placed by the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) along Interstate 65 about a mile before both the southbound and northbound Saturn Parkway (S.R. 396) exits directing motorists to Spring Hill historic sites that ...
Five newly elected members of the Spring Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen were officially sworn into office Wednesday, April 26, at Spring Hill City Hall, where Mayor Rick Graham also announced his mayoral committee appointments.
The most heavily used roadway in Spring Hill is being surveyed, using the most advanced laser technology, to determine true cost estimates for the eventual widening and improvement of U.S. 31 (Columbia Pike/Main Street).
A majority of the Spring Hill Board of Mayor & Aldermen on Monday night voted to change the rate at which Fire Department vacation time is used, making it equitable with that of standard 40-hour City of Spring Hill employees.