Town growth continues on heels of successFarragut’s longest-serving mayor plus one of its prominent real estate developers reflect on 35 years of Town retail growth — and lessons learned from new and departing “big box” stores.
Helping land retail giant Walmart in Farragut’s infancy as a Town, the early 1980s, was developer Doug Horne. read more
FMPC discusses Peterson Road apartmentsFarragut Municipal Planning Commission members could vote on a request to rezone 19.66 acres of property just north of Kingston Pike at Peterson Road from R-2 residential to R-6, which would allow for apartment dwellings, during their meeting in April.
FMPC members heard from representatives of applicant Continental Properties and a number of residents during their meeting Thursday, March 19. The item was listed on the agenda for discussion only so no action was taken. read more
LaMarche named to NLC Presidential Task ForceFarragut Vice Mayor Dot LaMarche has been named to National League of Cities 2016 Presidential Election Task Force.
“I think it’s an honor and a privilege for the town of Farragut [to be selected] because our Town was recognized,” La-Marche said.
She added she feels humbled by the appointment. read more
BOMA approves drive-thrus in Downtown DistrictBusinesses looking to locate in the area the Town designated as a C-1 Town Center district may be able to have a drive-thru at their business if it meets certain parameters.
Farragut Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted 4-1 on first reading to allow drive-thrus with the parameters in the Downtown District and removing a two-acre lot size restriction from the parameters.
While Aldermen Ron Honken, Ron Pinchok, Bob Markli and Vice Mayor Dot LaMarche voted in favor of the motion at the Board meeting Thursday, March 12, Mayor Ralph McGill voted against it. read more