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The City of Gallatin received three awards for innovation in government programs by the Greater Nashville Regional Council during the council’s 49th Annual Awards Banquet.
Gallatin was given top honors for cost-saving techniques for its special census. The certified increase in population for Gallatin resulted in $516,000 additional annual funding to the city and a 4,691 percent return on investment. Gallatin’s Public Utilities Department was honored for completing a $4.65 million upgrade to its water treatment plant. Gallatin’s Economic Development Agency was awarded for the “Gallatin Gets It” campaign. Also at the banquet, Mayor Brown was sworn in as the new Regional Council Treasurer for the Greater Nashville Regional Council. For more information go to: gallatin-tn.gov.
The initial phase of a new hotel, restaurant and retail development in Gallatin has been approved by city leaders. The Hilton Garden Inn hotel with 99 rooms, a conference center and 6,500 square feet of restaurant space. The project, which would be located on a portion of 8.15 acres along Tulip Poplar Drive between Nashville Pike and North Belvedere Drive, should help boost commercial development in the nearby area once completed.
The Gallatin Area Chamber of Commerce will host the Non-Profit Fair and Share! Participants will have an opportunity to showcase their organization to other Chamber members and community leaders. Occurring along with their November luncheon, participating organizations will be permitted to set up a display table to showcase services and opportunities, as well as given a 2-minute time slot to address the entire group of attendees.
The Non-Profit Fair and Share will take place at the November Chamber luncheon at EPIC Event Centre on Monday, Nov. 14th. Participating non-profits should plan to be in attendance from around 10:00am to 1:30pm. The Non-Profit Fair and Share is a benefit available to Gallatin Area Chamber of Commerce non-profit members. Interested non-profits need to complete and return attached form no later than October 21st. For more information go to: gallatintn.org.