Backyard Adventure: The Virginia Creeper Trail

The Virginia Creeper Trail is part of the Rails to Trails Conservancy, an initiative that converts abandoned railroad tracks into scenic trail ways.  We rode all 34 miles of VCT this weekend  and breathtaking doesn’t begin to describe our experience. If you’ve never gone, it’s only a couple hours away from Oak Ridge and well … Continue reading Backyard Adventure: The Virginia Creeper Trail

ORPD Investigation Update/Results of 5/20/15 3rd Special Meeting /Bobby Hill Emails

Given that there is some confusion over recent events, I offer the following summary about where we are, how we got here and where we are headed with regards to the ORPD investigation. The ORPD has seen a total turnover rate of 45% in the last four years having lost 34 of our 76 employees. … Continue reading ORPD Investigation Update/Results of 5/20/15 3rd Special Meeting /Bobby Hill Emails

Council Votes: 5/11/15 OAK RIDGE CITY COUNCIL MEETING SUMMARY/More on ORPD Investigation

NOTE:  Council will hold another special meeting on May 21st at 6:00p.m. See Appearance of Citizens below for details. The following represents an unofficial account of the significant items discussed and/or voted upon during the May 11, 2015 City Council Regular Meeting. The complete agenda packet is found here and a video of the meeting … Continue reading Council Votes: 5/11/15 OAK RIDGE CITY COUNCIL MEETING SUMMARY/More on ORPD Investigation

May City Council Update

Council’s next regular  meeting is scheduled for Monday, May 11th at 7:00p.m. at the Municipal Building. Significant items include: Resolution awarding a contract to Knox Blount Maintenance for janitorial services for city facilities - $214,935 Resolution extending the lease on the Daniel Arthur Building for the purposes of operating the senior center Ordinance repealing and … Continue reading May City Council Update