We need masks!
the Town of Farragut needs face masks for staff and officials. A donation box has been placed at the front entrance to Town Hall; all types accepted and appreciated. For more info: 966-7057
In an effort to reduce community exposure to the COVID-19 virus, Farragut Town Hall and Community Center are closed to the public until further notice. The Knox County Clerk and Trustee office located at Town Hall is also closed; for more information about other locations, call 215-2385. Town of Farragut staff continue to report to work and provide services to the community. The Town’s permitting process continues online.
In response to Governor Bill Lee's executive order regarding virtual public meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic, Town of Farragut public meetings will be held virtually until further notice. For information on viewing meetings and submitting comments, please visit townoffarragut.org/virtualmeetings. Additional information specific to each meeting and deadlines for submitting comments can be found on meeting agendas, which are available the Friday afternoon before each meeting at townoffarragut.org/agendas.
In compliance with Knox County's phased reopening, Farragut parks are open for passive use only. All park playgrounds, athletic fields, courts and the McFee Park splash pad are closed through at least May 29. Beginning May 1, one restroom at each park will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. The lower restroom at McFee Park (near the rectangle field) and the lower restroom at Mayor Bob Leonard Park (near the sand volleyball courts) will be open. Picnic pavilions are open to small groups (10 or fewer) on a drop-in or rental basis. Please practice social distancing in pavilions and on greenways and trails. Those who have rented pavilions, athletic fields and community center facilities can cancel reservations and receive a full refund through May 29. The Bob Watt Youth Fishing Rodeo previously scheduled for May 9 has been postponed.
In response to the negative impact of COVID-19 on the business community, the Town has issued a Temporary Sign Order that allows Farragut businesses to have temporary signs. Read the provisions here. The temporary policy ends on June 1. For a list of Farragut restaurants, retail businesses and fitness facilities that are open, please see visitfarragut.org/farragutresourcesduringcovid19.
The Tennessee Supreme Court has extended the suspension of all in-person court proceedings, pending the approval of a comprehensive plan submitted by the 6th Judicial District to loosen the restrictions for in-person proceedings. When Farragut Municipal Court resumes, anyone exhibiting symptoms consistent with those known to be associated with the COVID-19 virus may be prevented from entering the courtroom or may be asked to leave the courtroom. Anyone cited to court, appearing as a witness, or desiring to attend any sessions of the Town of Farragut Municipal Court in person for any reason that has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus should contact the Court Clerk at 218-3363 or at firstname.lastname@example.org and make that fact known before appearing in court.
Updated information about Town Hall and community center activities is also available at townoffarragut.org.
To learn more about the local situation regarding COVID-19 and how to protect yourself, please see the following websites:
Centers for Disease Control: cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html
Tennessee Department of Health: tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov.html
Knox County Health Department: knoxcounty.org/health/coronavirus/
For more information, contact PR & Marketing Coordinator Wendy Smith at 218-3371 or email@example.com or Parks & Recreation Director Sue Stuhl at 218-3374 or .
The Town of Farragut’s ongoing response to COVID-19
Bob Watt Youth Fishing Rodeo
On Saturday, May 9, kids ages 12 and under are invited to the 36th annual Bob Watt Youth Fishing Rodeo at Anchor Park for a morning of fishing and competing for prizes. This event is free and open to the public. Registration begins on site at 9 a.m. with fishing to follow from 9:30-11 a.m. For more info, click here.
2020 Lawn Chair Concert Series
Bring your picnic basket and lawn chairs for these family-friendly live music events at Founders Park at Campbell Station! The Saturday concerts start at 6 p.m. on July 18, Aug. 15 and Sept. 19, pending COVID-19 orders and weather. Check the Lawn Chair Concert Series Facebook page for updated info.
Farragut Independence Day Parade
The 33rd annual Farragut Independence Day Parade starts at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 4, on Kingston Pike starting at Stadium Drive moving west to Boring Road. Bands, floats, animals, antique cars and more will come together to make up this year's parade. Kick off your Fourth of July celebration in Farragut!
Fun with Farragut's Fleet
The 19th annual Fun with Farragut's Fleet is 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 15, at Mayor Bob Leonard Park.
This free community event gives children the opportunity to see, touch and climb on a variety of trucks and equipment used by the Town of Farragut and local rescue and construction organizations More info to come!
for more 2020 dates, see annual events
PLANT AT TREE/ADOPT A BENCH
PARKS & REC MASTER PLAN
PARKS & REC COMMITTEES
MON-THURS 8 AM-9 PM
FRI 8 AM-5 PM
SATURDAYS 8 AM-3 PM