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Hwy 31 & Interchange Progress Spring Hill’s new I-65 interchange was in the news last week with the Design-Build contract being awarded by TDOT to Bell & Associates. In the Design-Build delivery process, the prime contractor partners with a designer to develop final design plans and complete right-of-way acquisition, permit approvals, utility relocation, and construction. […]

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Buckner Road Transition Project We all know that the widening of Buckner Road, the widening and realignment of Buckner Lane and the construction of the new I-65 interchange is going to create some traffic nightmares during their construction (think Duplex on steroids). BOMA is working hard to ensure the 3 different projects sync up in […]

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Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Well….I didn’t see this one coming, but Spring Hill still does not have a budget for fiscal year 2020-2021. Monday night’s second and final vote of the fiscal year 2020-2021 budget failed in a 4-4 tie. Aldermen Allen, Gavigan, Nieves and myself voted in favor of the proposed budget. Aldermen Fuqua, […]

A City’s budget represents it’s priorities. And it’s extremely important that as the BOMA sets our fiscal year 2021-2022 budget, we first hear from you on what’s important to you. An link to provide input into the 2021-2022 fiscal year budget is at the end of this page following an overview of the current budget. […]

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Adequate Facility Tax Increase The Adequate Facility Tax is a tax charges to all new residential and commercial development. It is not charged to existing development or property owners.   For the past 14 years, Spring Hill has charged a rate of $0.50 per square foot, plus a $500 base fee. So a 2,500 sq […]

Buckner Lane Update With the 2024 opening of the new Buckner Rd Interchange, Buckner Lane is one of several additional roads which will need to be improved to help accommodate traffic flows to and from I-65.   Last week, the City’s design consultant Kimley Horn held a public input meeting to collect input and feedback […]

Interchange Grant Agreement Approved   This week, Spring Hill approved a grant agreement with the Federal Highway Administration for the use of $25,000,000 of federal dollars to be spent constructing a new interchange at I-65 and Buckner Rd. FullĀ ScheduleĀ for interchange construction as follows: End of Preliminary Engineering: January 31, 2020 Completion of NEPA: January 31, […]

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Buckner Lane Design Work Begins   This month, BOMA voted to approve the hiring of Kimley-Horn (a Raleigh, NC based planning and design engineering services firm) to move forward with the design of a 5 lane Buckner Lane.   Once design work is complete, the City will be able to move forward with purchasing right […]

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Long Term Water and Sewer Needs Roads and traffic tend to dominate any infrastructure conversation, and deservedly so; Spring Hill certainly has an inadequate roadway system. However, our water and sewer infrastructure is equally important (and fortunately far more advanced). Over the past several months, the Spring Hill BOMA has heard from a variety of […]

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Increase to both Impact Fees and Property Taxes?   Spring Hill has nearly $200,000,000 of necessary Capital Improvement needs. These projects cover roadway improvements to Hwy 31, Buckner Rd, Buckner Ln, the new interchange, water and sewer improvements, a new Police headquarters, and many more.   In conjunction with Spring Hill’s newly adopted Major Thoroughfare […]

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