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THE ATHENS CITY COUNCIL ENCOURAGES THE CITIZENS OF ATHENS TO WEAR THEIR FACE MASKS WHEN OUT IN PUBLIC

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Shown above from left to right: Council Member Witt-McMahan, Council Member Pelley, Mayor Perkinson, Vice Mayor Lockmiller, and Council Member Curtis

The Athens City Council may meet in study session when necessary. These meetings are informational only and no public hearing or votes will take place.

Regular Council meetings take place on the third Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the Athens Municipal Building unless otherwise noted on the calendar.

Mayor Bo Perkinson

Vice Mayor Mark Lockmiller

Council Member Jordan Curtis

Council Member Dick Pelley

Council Member Frances Witt-McMahan

ORDINANCES - SECOND READING/PUBLIC HEARING

ORDINANCE NO. 1097
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND ‘THE ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ATHENS, TENNESSEE,’ SO AS TO AMEND THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP TO REZONE THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 14 CARTER ROAD FROM R-2 (MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT) TO B-3 (INTENSIVE BUSINESS DISTRICT) SAID AREA BEING LOCATED WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF ATHENS, TENNESSEE.

ORDINANCE NO. 1098
AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND TITLE 10, CHAPTER 2, SECTION 10-202, REGULATING THE IMPOUNDMENT OF ANIMALS KNOWN OR SUSPECTED TO HAVE BITTEN A PERSON.

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ATHENS HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION held a public hearing on July 11, 2019 and adopted new Design Review Guidelines for the existing H-1 Residential Historic Overlay District.

Athens TN Design Guidelines