Budget Public Hearings 2022

There is a Metro Council Meeting tonight at 6:30 pm. An agenda has been provided and you can watch the meeting live via channel 3 or stream live on your electronic devices. Also, please do not respond to this email... You can reach me at [email protected].

North Nashville Area Clean Up

Join us on June 18 during the Juneteenth Holiday Weekend for a North Nashville Neighborhood Clean Up. We will focus on the areas West of Dr. D.B. Todd Jr. Blvd. to 24th Ave N from Osage St. north to Buchanan St. 

Meet us at the Dollar General (1755 Dr. D.B. Todd Jr. Blvd.) parking lot at the corner of Dr. D.B. Todd Jr. Blvd. and Buchanan St. We will begin at 9:30 am and finish at noon.


Tree Planting

If you would like to participate in planting trees in District 21 or you would like a tree please contact Root Nashville's Tree Captain - Ms. Stephanie Ladd (District 21 Resident) at 615.689.7084 or email at [email protected]

Budget Season - Highlights

The mayor’s FY 23 budget has six core items:
1) Investing in our children’s future through education
2) Keeping our neighborhoods safe
3) Building and preserving affordable housing
4) Addressing homelessness
5) Improving our city’s fundamental services and transportation infrastructure, and
6) Creating a greener, more sustainable city

$91.2M new funding for MNPS
$50M plan for homeless housing using ARP funds
A 4% Cost of Lining Adjustments for Metro Employees
A dedicated $15M annual funding stream for the Barnes Fund
Paid family medical leave for MNPS employees
Total FY 23 Budget is $2.96B. This represents a 12.1% Increase from FY 22 and a $319.6M in new revenues

What's Happening Tonight

Tonight, we will welcome residents from across Davidson County to share their thoughts on the city's budget. Each first meeting on June is dedicated to public hearing for the metro budget. I've shared a few highlights above.

BL2022-1248 - This is the budget ordinance. A bill to be entitled: The Budget Ordinance of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee for Fiscal Year 2023. Follow this link to read the articles of the budget.

BL2022-1268 - This is the capital improvements budget. An ordinance adopting the 2022-2023 through 2027-2028 Capital Improvements Budget for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County as the official Capital Improvements Budget of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for Fiscal Year 2022-2023.

Dates to Remember

  • Cumberland Gardens Traffic Calming
    • Thursday, June 9 
    • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    • St. Luke CME Church
  • North Nashville Neighborhood Clean-Up
    • Saturday, June 18
    • 9:30 am - Noon
    • Dollar Tree Parking Lot (Corner of Dr. D.B. Todd Jr. Blvd. and Buchanan St.)
  • College Hill Preservation Overlay (Tentative) 
    • Thursday, June 30
    • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm 
    • St. James Missionary Baptist Church

Lets Connect:

I invite all District 21 residents to reach out to me directly with any information or concerns in our community. Email is the best form of communication, but invite you to call me as well. My contact information is below.

Contact information: Email - [email protected] / Phone: 615.946.9700

Best regards,


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