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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Spring Hill Children's Librarian receives Tennessee Library Association award

Marsha Gallardo

The City of Spring Hill is proud to announce that Marsha Gallardo, the Spring Hill Public Library’s Children’s Librarian since 2006, has been awarded the 2018 Daniel Taylor Memorial Award by the Tennessee Library Association (TLA). Mrs. Gallardo has

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Spring Hill approved for I-65 Interchange at Buckner Road Extension

Interstate 65

Spring Hill is now on track to eventually see a new Interstate 65 interchange constructed at a proposed extension of Buckner Road to provide much needed access on the Williamson County end of town.

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Posted on: December 28, 2017

City officially closes on Northfield purchase; largest building purchase in City's history

Northfield purchase signing

The City of Spring Hill on Dec. 27 officially closed on the $8.18 million purchase of the Workforce Development & Conference Center at Northfield, saving taxpayers millions on planned building projects. It's the City’s largest building purchase ever.

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Posted on: December 15, 2017

Residents, businesses invited to participate in 2018 Mayor's Healthy Challenge

Mayors Healthy Challenge

The City of Spring Hill is honored to be recently designated by Gov. Bill Haslam as “Healthier Tennessee Community." Recognizing this designation, a presentation and flag raising at 3 p.m. Dec. 15 will kick off the 2018 Spring Hill Mayor’s Challenge!

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

SHAC launches Artist in Residence program at Rippavilla with inaugural commissioned art presentation

Artist In Residence program at Rippavilla

Bob Jones, a talented and well-established Middle TN artist, recently donated the first commissioned art piece to the new Artist in Residence program created by the Spring Hill Arts Center (SHAC) in partnership with Rippavilla and the City of Spring Hill.

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

Kate Wilson hired as new Rippavilla Operations Director

Kate Wilson

Rippavilla Plantation has hired Kate Wilson as its Director of Operations. Mrs. Wilson, a Belmont Univ. graduate, has 12 years of nonprofit management experience in the culture and arts sector, and previously served as Director of Operations at Belmont M

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

Rippavilla, 98 acres, acquired by Spring Hill annexed into city limits

Rippavilla Board and Spring Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen

The Spring Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Oct. 16, 2017, took the final step in the City’s recent acquisition and management of Rippavilla Plantation by approving the annexation of the historic home, related buildings and its 98.4 acres of land.

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

City to pursue Northfield building purchase to house municipal facilities


The Spring Hill BOMA on Oct. 16 voted to pursue the purchase of the Workforce Development & Conference Center at Northfield with an offer of $8.18 million. The two-story, 355,000-square-foot office building could house the Police Headquarters and Library.

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

'Everyone Counts' in 2018 Spring Hill Special Census population update

Special Census 2017

The City of Spring Hill, one of the fastest growing municipalities in the state, is again conducting a special census to certify the growth in population our city has added in recent years.

News Release-10/2/17 Media Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2017

License plate renewal kiosk now available for Williamson Co. residents of Spring Hill

Kiosk Tag Renewal

Residents on the Williamson County side of Spring Hill can now conveniently renew their vehicle license plate registration within about a minute at Longview Recreation Center without waiting through long lines.

News Release-9/8/17 Media Releases
Posted on: September 7, 2017

Live streaming & on-demand video offer citizens new ways to follow City government

Live Streaming

If you're unable to attend City of Spring Hill public meetings, you now have the option of watching them online.

News Release-9/7/17 Media Releases
Posted on: August 25, 2017

Rippavilla named 'Best Wedding Venue' in Maury County

Rippavilla wedding

The City of Spring Hill is proud to announce Rippavilla Plantation was recently honored among the annual Best of Maury County Awards for "Best Wedding Venue.”

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Rippavilla Plantation seeks operations manager


Rippavilla Plantation is seeking an operations manager to oversee daily operations at the historic mansion and grounds.

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Bigger than ever, Pay It Forward Festival, Aug. 19, offers fun new activities

Pay It Forward Festival 2016

On August 19, 2017, get ready for the largest Spring Hill Pay It Forward Festival yet, including some exciting new activities that are sure to draw a crowd.

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Duplex Road widening project set for Aug. 18 bid letting

Duplex Road widening design

TDOT will begin soliciting bids Aug. 18 for construction of the widening of Duplex Road (S.R. 247) from Main St. (U.S.31) to I-65. The bid letting process allows companies to bid on the project’s construction phase, for which TDOT has budgeted $17.3 mil

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

SHPD establishes 'Safety Exchange Zone' for online purchase transactions

Safe Exchange Zone

While the vast majority of online sales involving face-to-face transactions occur without incident, the Spring Hill Police Dept. has established a "Safe Exchange Zone" at the request of residents to help ensure our citizens’ safety when conducting

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

10th Annual Spring Hill Pay It Forward Festival set for Aug. 19

Pay if Forward Festival

The area’s largest private employer, General Motors-UAW 1853, is paying it forward once again to the Spring Hill area community with its support as the title sponsor for a third year in a row for the 10th Annual Spring Hill Pay It Forward Festival.

News Release-7-26-17 Media Releases
Posted on: July 12, 2017

Aerial drone SHPD's newest public safety tool

Police Drone

The Spring Hill Police Department has a new law enforcement tool at its disposal to help officers take a bird’s eye view of crime and traffic accident scenes previously only possible with a manned aircraft. The department recently purchased a drone

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Posted on: July 3, 2017

Design for new library building moving forward

Spring Hill Public Library

The BOMA on June 30 approved a new budget, which includes funds for the design of a new, state-of-the-art public library. An architectural firm has been selected to design and oversee construction of either a new library building or expansion of the exist

News Release-7-3-17 Media Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2017

BOMA considering removal of City subsidy for credit card transaction fees

Credit Card convenience fees

Spring Hill residents who pay their monthly utility bills or other City financial transactions using a credit or debit card may soon be asked to pay a small fee to cover the cost of that convenience.

Currently, the City of Spring Hill absorbs the costs of ...

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News Release-6/21/17 Media Releases
Posted on: June 12, 2017

Fire Dept. to burn 3 Duplex Road houses in July for training exercises

Live burn house on Duplex Road

The Spring Hill Fire Department (SHFD) next month will conduct live fire training exercises and conclude with fully involved fires in three houses acquired by the City of Spring Hill as part of the property right-of-way needed for the state to widen Duple...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Late Bloomers Community Garden opens through City partnership

Community Garden

The Late Bloomers Community Garden officially opened Saturday, May 20, in Spring Hill, with the ceremonial planting of sunflower seeds. The garden is headed up by the Senior Adult Advocacy Council (SAAC) in partnership with the City of Spring Hill.

News Release-5/23/17 Media Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Duplex Road utility relocation underway in preparation for widening

Duplex Road Utility Relocation

As the City of Spring Hill’s $3.5 million acquisition of 210 properties for road right-of-way is wrapping up on Duplex Road, the relocation of utilities is now underway in preparation for TDOT’s widening of Duplex Road (S.R. 247).

News Release-5/22/17 Media Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2017

Mayor expands Transportation Advisory Committee, seeks additional citizen appointment

Mayor Rick Graham

The Spring Hill BOMA has expanded the Spring Hill Transportation Advisory Committee to seven members, and Mayor Rick Graham is now seeking to fill a remaining citizen seat on the committee. Citizen applicants are encouraged to apply

News Release-5/18/17 Media Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2017

Mayor appoints Rippavilla Task Force to oversee transition to City operations


Mayor Rick Graham announced on May 17 his appointment of a task force to oversee transition of the historic Rippavilla Plantation into city operations following the BOMA’s recent action to officially acquire Rippavilla and its related 98 acres.

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

City acquires Rippavilla Plantation, 98 acres; assumes operations

Rippavilla Plantation

The Spring Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Monday night officially accepted the donation of Rippavilla Plantation and its related operational responsibilities, allowing for the permanent preservation of the historic home, 98.4 acres of passive park sp...

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News Release-5/16/17 Media Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2017

Tourism signage for Spring Hill historic sites placed by TDOT along I-65

Historic tourism signage on I-65

Historic tourism signs have been placed by the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) along Interstate 65 about a mile before both the southbound and northbound Saturn Parkway (S.R. 396) exits directing motorists to Spring Hill historic sites that ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Newly elected BOMA members sworn into office; mayoral committee appointments announced

Newly elected officials swearing in ceremony

Five newly elected members of the Spring Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen were officially sworn into office Wednesday, April 26, at Spring Hill City Hall, where Mayor Rick Graham also announced his mayoral committee appointments.

News Release-4/26/17 Media Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2017

3 key positions filled to keep top focus on infrastructure, roads, planning

Photo of new hires Chuck Downham Philip Stuckert and Steve Foote

The City of Spring Hill will soon welcome three, key management team members in the positions of assistant city administrator, infrastructure director and city planning director, demonstrating the City’s strong commitment to planning and infrast...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

City seeking citizen applicants to fill Parks & Rec. Commission vacancy

City of Spring Hill logo

The Spring Hill Board of Mayor and Aldermen is encouraging city residents who are passionate about improving our city’s quality of life through vibrant parks and active recreational opportunities to apply to serve on the Parks and Recreation Commission.

News Release-3/7/17 Media Releases
Posted on: February 16, 2017

Musicians invited to register for 2017 Spring Hill Pickin' in the Park

Spring Hill Picking in the Park Live Music Series

Mark your calendars for the Fifth Annual Spring Hill Pickin’ in the Park music event, offering monthly live music in Harvey Park, May-September. Registration remains open for local musicians interested in performing. See official news release for details

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

With election season underway, please be mindful of campaign sign rules

Candidates running for mayor and alderman seats in the April 13, 2017, Spring Hill Municipal Election were allowed by ordinance to begin posting campaign signs starting Sunday, Feb. 12. With the election officially underway, these are the general rules

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Posted on: July 16, 2015

Survey to determine right-of-way, utility relocation costs for U.S. 31 widening

Lidar Survey

The most heavily used roadway in Spring Hill is being surveyed, using the most advanced laser technology, to determine true cost estimates for the eventual widening and improvement of U.S. 31 (Columbia Pike/Main Street).

News Release-7/16/15 Media Releases
Posted on: July 14, 2015

Road paving, signal, repair projects kick off this week


The City of Spring Hill over the next three weeks will repave and repair a wide range of roadways and install traffic signals as part of a mid-year paving and road maintenance project package.

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Posted on: June 23, 2015

Fire Department vacation benefits made equitable with that of all 40-hour city employees


A majority of the Spring Hill Board of Mayor & Aldermen on Monday night voted to change the rate at which Fire Department vacation time is used, making it equitable with that of standard 40-hour City of Spring Hill employees.

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Posted on: September 26, 2014

Emergency crews respond to respiratory issues at Northfield Building

Eleven employees at IBEX Global were transported to local medical centers for minor respiratory issues caused by an insect spray used inside the building.

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