Home

47 Stories
Posted on: September 6, 2017

Halloween In the Park on Saturday, October 28th

Halloween in the Park

Halloween In the Park is in its inaugural year in 2017, replacing the annual Pumpkin Festival event.

Halloween In the Park will take place on Saturday, October 28th, from 3-5pm at Moss-Wright Park.

The event will consist of a DJ, fun games, a costume contes...

Read on...

Additional Info... Home
Posted on: September 6, 2017

Fall Cleanup Day, Saturday, October 14th

Fall-Clean-Up-Day-GRAPHIC

Public Works is offering free waste drop off at the Convenience Center for residents on Saturday, October 14th from 8:00am - 4:00pm. Residential waste only, no commercial collection. Residents must provide proof of residence at time of drop off. The Publi...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: August 24, 2017

Salty Dog Festival Saturday, September 9th

salty dog logo

The Goodlettsville Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Goodlettsville present The Salty Dog Festival which takes over the historic Main Street District on Saturday, September 9th 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The festival includes the best in antiques, local art, c...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: August 8, 2017

Stream Clean-up Event: Saturday, September 9th

stream resized.jpg

The City of Goodlettsville and OHM are  jointly hosting a Stream Clean-up Event Saturday, September 9th from 9:00am -Noon. Meet at the Goodlettsville Public Works Department at 215 Cartwright Street. Groups will leave there to go to various strea...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: August 16, 2017

Eclipse Safety and Traffic Information

total-solar-elipse-diamondring

The City of Goodlettsville would like to advise our citizens and business owners to expect moderate to major traffic delays this weekend into early next week as a part of the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21st. The city has been planning for this event ...

Read on...

Additional Info... Home
Posted on: July 12, 2017

Kimberly Lynn chosen as Goodlettsville's first Tourism Director

KL

The city’s search for its first Tourism Director drew interest from some highly qualified candidates, but after the search process a local community leader emerged on top.  City Manager Tim Ellis announced this week the hiring of Mrs. K...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: July 25, 2017

Music on Main featuring The Tyler Band, Thursday, August 3rd

music note

Music on Main, Goodlettsville’s free summer concert series presented by Acopia Home Loans, will conclude on Thursday, August 3rd for a night of live music and fun. This upcoming event features The Tyler Band. They are a local band known for thei...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: July 13, 2017

This July, Go on a Play Date with Goodlettsville Parks and Recreation

NRPA

Get ready to “get your play on” this July with Goodlettsville Parks and Recreation and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA).  July is Parks and Recreation Month and you can celebrate the month by joining your local parks and recrea...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: June 13, 2017

Goodlettsville’s Ellis receives 2017 City Manager of the Year Award

Tim Ellis TCMA City Manager of the Year 2017

To maintain the quality of life expected by its nearly 17,000 citizens, the 142- full-time employees of the city of Goodlettsville are always hard at work doing their best to balance the needs and wants of the community, providing and maintaining excellen...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: June 13, 2017

Goodlettsville residents invited to join the 2017 session of Citizens Leadership Academy

Group picture at Fire Hall

The Goodlettsville Citizens Leadership Academy is a citizen engagement course designed to provide Goodlettsville residents with a better understanding of the workings of their municipal government and how city services are delivered. The program gives par...

Read on...

Apply Online Home
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Moss-Wright Park Paving Project to Begin on Monday, July 10

park paving july

The City of Goodlettsville has approved Phase 1 of paving improvements to Moss-Wright Park in the 2018 Fiscal Year budget.  The paving improvements will begin on Monday, July 10, 2017 and will cause portions of the park to be closed for approxima...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: June 5, 2017

Music on Main featuring Country/Classic Rock group, Hoffman

Hoffman m.o.m cropped

The next show for Goodlettsville’s Music on Main summer concert series is set for Thursday, June 15th featuring Country/Classic Rock group, Hoffman.

Bring your lawn chairs or blankets to the lawn next to Goodlettsville City Hall for free live mus...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: May 30, 2017

City of Goodlettsville kicks off new Neighborhood Enhancement Program

NEP_logo_color

The City of Goodlettsville is excited to announce the newly formed Neighborhood Enhancement Program to improve communication between residents and City officials and staff. City leaders held a kickoff meeting in May to gauge interest and to discuss the di...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: May 11, 2017

City of Goodlettsville to Host Water Safety Day Saturday, June 3rd

Water Safety Day 16

The City of Goodlettsville Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting Water Safety Day at Pleasant Green Pool on Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 9:00am to 11:00am.

This is a free event for the community to come out and get information on water safety topi...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: May 8, 2017

My Goodlettsville Blood Drive - June 1, 2017

arc

My Goodlettsville and the American Red Cross are hosting a blood drive at Goodlettsville City Hall on Thursday, June 1st from 12:00pm-6:00pm.

To shorten wait times, we recommend scheduling your donation time. Contact Allison Baker at 615-851-2234 or abaker...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: May 4, 2017

Music on Main featuring Martin Family Circus

Music on Main June 1 2017

Music on Main featuring Martin Family Circus

Thursday, June 1st at 6:30pm, Goodlettsville City Hall lawn

Music on Main is a free summer outdoor concert series held on the first and third Thursday of the month from June 1 - August 3, 2017. Bring lawn chairs ...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: April 21, 2017

T-ball Open Registration at Goodlettsville Parks

tball

Goodlettsville Parks is accepting registration for T-ball for girls and boys ages 4 and 5. Participants must be 4 years old by June 1, 2017.

See webpage for more info. Home
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Sand Volleyball Open Registration at Goodlettsville Parks

sand volleyball

Goodlettsville Parks & Recreation is accepting registration for sand volleyball for ages 16+ now through May 7th. 


See webpage for more info. Home
Posted on: April 13, 2017

Goodlettsville Community Spring Clean-up Wrap-up

3.25.2017 CCE Volunteers

Goodlettsville Community Spring Clean-up Wrap-up

Nearly 4,000 Pounds of Litter Collected by Volunteers, Residents and City Staff

 

The Goodlettsville Community Spring Clean-up Day was recently held throughout the city and at Goodlettsville Public Wo...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: April 7, 2017

Little Free Libraries are Popping up Around Goodlettsville

Chief Reeves and Natalie Reeves

“Take a Book, Return a Book.” That’s the official motto of the Little Free Library, three of which have popped up around Goodlettsville, with another coming soon. Book lovers can find newly installed Little Free Libraries at ...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: April 21, 2017

Activities in Goodlettsville to Celebrate National Arbor Day on Friday, April 28

Arbor Day

As part of the Goodlettsville Tree City USA program, Goodlettsville Parks & Recreation is providing activities related to National Arbor Day on Friday, April 28 at the Delmas Long Community Center. Plant a tree to take home, make fingerpaintings or wr...

Read on

Program details Home
Posted on: March 13, 2017

Heritage Days at Historic Mansker's Station, April 7 and 8

Heritage Days 2017

Historic Mansker's Station invites the public to attend its annual Heritage Days event.  This event allows people to see it, touch it, and feel it.  From farm animals to pottery, there is something for everyone.  The kids like l...

Read on...

Additional Info... Home
Posted on: February 28, 2017

It's not too late to apply for Tax Relief / Tax Freeze Programs

tax relief.jpg

It’s not too late to apply for Tax Relief / Tax Freeze Programs.

Were you 65 or disabled on or before December 31, 2016? Are you a veteran with a total and permanent disability rating from a service connected disability? 

Do you also own ...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 16, 2017

Goodlettsville to Dedicate New Gateway Park, Saturday, March 25th

Gateway Park

The City of Goodlettsville will dedicate the new Gateway Park on Saturday, March 25th at 11:00am. This is the sixth city park for Goodlettsville, and it is located at 425 Janette Avenue. Gateway Park is a pocket park in the Gateway neighborhood. It consis...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: March 8, 2017

City of Goodlettsville GooDOG Festival & Easter Egg Hunt

GooDOG Event- FB Photo (3).jpg

The Goodlettsville Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce a brand-new event this spring for all of our dog-loving families!

"GooDOG Festival & Easter Egg Hunt" will be held on Saturday, March 25th at Moss-Wright's, Fe...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: February 28, 2017

Goodlettsville Community Clean-up Day, Saturday, March 25th

community-cleanup_thumb.png

Goodlettsville Community Clean-up Day, Saturday, March 25th, 9:00AM to 12:00PM

Goodlettsville Public Works, 215 Cartwright Street

FREE Document Shredding, FREE Waste Drop-off at the Convenience Center, Organized Groups Cleaning up the City

Contact Warren Gar...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: February 28, 2017

Open Registration for the Spring 2017 Men's Church Softball League

Mit_and_ball.jpg

The City of Goodlettsville Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism is holding registration for the Spring 2017 Men’s Church Softball League. The team entry fee is $600 which will be accepted at the Delmas Long Community Center through Monday...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: February 24, 2017

Arbor Day Foundation Names Goodlettsville a Tree City USA

tree city usa.jpg

Arbor Day Foundation Names Goodlettsville Tree City USA 

Goodlettsville, TN was named a 2016 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.

The Tree City USA program is sponsored by the Ar...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: July 6, 2016

Goodlettsville Ambassador Training

ambassador logo.jpg

Goodlettsville Ambassador Training Tuesday, March 14th 6:00pm-8:00pm

The City of Goodlettsville and Goodlettsville Area Chamber of Commerce are partnering to host the Goodlettsville Ambassador Program Training. This program is open to Goodlettsville reside...

Read on...

Goodlettsville Ambassadors Program info Home
Posted on: February 22, 2017

Goodlettsville Police Department Now Using Body-worn Cameras

Body Cameras.jpg

Goodlettsville Police Department Now Using Body-worn Cameras

The City of Goodlettsville Police Department’s new body-worn cameras are now in use by its officers as of February 10th. Procurement of the cameras was a part of the city’s fiscal year budget.

“Th...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: September 29, 2016

Goodlettsville Special Census: Be Counted! UPDATE

CofG-Census-logo-FINAL.jpg

UPDATE: The third and FINAL mailing will be mailed out in January to those that have not yet completed the form. Door to door counting will also begin in January. 

Goodlettsville Special Census: Be Counted! It is important that we establish an acc...

Read on...

Complete the special census online here... Home
Posted on: January 6, 2017

100K Tree Project

Tree-Project-Logo-WEB.jpg

Contact Tennessee Environmental Council for your FREE trees and be a part of planting 100,000 trees in Tennessee on February 24th and 25th. www.tectn.org/tree 

The City of Goodlettsville Public Works Department at 215 Cartwright Street will be a d...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: January 6, 2017

Sumner County Recycling to be Picked Up Sunday

Sumner County recycling that was not picked up on Friday due to the weather will be picked up on Sunday, January 8th.

Home
Posted on: December 20, 2016

Holiday Hours for City of Goodlettsville Administrative Offices and Sanitation Pick-up Days

holiday-hours-edit.jpg

City of Goodlettsville administrative offices will be closed Friday, December 23rd, Monday December 26th and Monday, January 2nd. Sanitation routes will NOT be affected. The convenience center on Cartwright Street will be CLOSED on Saturday, December 24th...

Read on...

Home
Posted on: November 3, 2016

Goodlettsville's Christmas on Main: December 2nd & 3rd

Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting.jpg

Goodlettsville's Christmas on Main: December 2nd & 3rd

Goodlettsville's Christmas on Main events kick off on Friday, December 2nd at Goodlettsville City Hall with the Tree Lighting Ceremony which includes visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus, hot choco...Read on...

Additional Info... Home
Posted on: November 3, 2016

Goodlettsville Community Week: November 28th to December 2nd

Community Week Logo.jpg

Goodlettsville Community Week is November 28th to December 2nd

Goodlettsville Community Week is designed to encourage engagement and promote unity in our city. Residents, businesses, and city officials are encouraged to participate in the spirit of gi...Read on...

Additional Info... Home
Posted on: November 30, 2016

Fire Safety Announcement from Goodlettsville Fire Marshal Office

Fire Department logo.jpg

  • Consider an artificial tree this season. They're less flammable than live trees and don't require watering.
  • If you get a live tree, make sure it's fresh. Needles should be green and springy to the touch.
  • Cut 1 to 2 inches off the ...
Read on...

Home
Posted on: November 10, 2016

Goodlettsville Issues Temporary Burn Ban

3-15-16-BURN-BAN1.jpg

The temporary ban is effective immediately and will remain in place until further notice.

The ban applies to all open-air burning including leafy and woody debris and construction burning, campfires, outdoor grills and other fire activity.

The City ...Read on...

Home
Posted on: September 27, 2016

Delmas Long Community Center Walking Track to be Resurfaced

DLCC front resized.jpg

Delmas Long Community Center Walking Track to be Resurfaced

Update: Walking track will reopen November 9th after renovations.

Home
Posted on: September 26, 2016

Run for the Kids 5K set for Saturday, November 12, 2016

5K logo.jpg

Run for the Kids 5K set for Saturday, November 12, 2016

Simmons Bank is sponsoring the 3rd Annual Run for the Kids 5K to benefit the Goodlettsville Fire Department's Children's Program. The 5K is set for Saturday, November 12th at 8:00am at Moss-Wright...Read on...

Register for the 5K Home
Posted on: October 21, 2016

Goodlettsville receives Local Parks and Recreation Fund grant check from the State

LPRF Splashpad 2016.jpg

October 21, 2016: Last week Goodlettsville Mayor John Coombs and City Manager Tim Ellis received from Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam the City of Goodlettsville's check for its Local Parks and Recreation Fund (LPRF) grant of $300,000.00 awarded by the State fo...Read on...

Home
Posted on: September 27, 2016

We’ve Got it #GoodInGoodlettsville Photo Contest

GIG for web.jpg

We’ve Got it #GoodInGoodlettsville Photo Contest

Here how it works. Post photos of daily life or special events going on in the City of Goodlettsville to your social media pages with the hashtag #GoodInGoodlettsville. This will automatically enter you...Read on...

Home
Posted on: September 29, 2016

Pumpkin Festival at Moss-Wright Park, October 31st, 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

PF Flyer 2016 cropped.jpg

Calling all princesses, super heroes, witches, and goblins! Come out for a safe night of trick-or-treating through the trails at Moss-Wright Park starting at 5:00pm. Aside from all of the candy they will take home, kids will be able to enjoy inflatables, ...Read on...

Event webpage... Home
Posted on: September 29, 2016

Stories from the Porch: New Fall Event at Historic Mansker's Station!

Stories from the Porch resized for web.jpg

Stories From The Porch is a new event in 2016. This event will take place on the grounds of the Bowen House on Friday, October 21st at 6:00 p.m. and will feature three local storytellers.

Please bring a chair and settle in to enjoy an evening under ...Read on...

Event webpage... Home
Posted on: October 6, 2016

Goodlettsville Fall Clean-up Days: Friday/Saturday, October 28/29

Fall-Clean-Up-Day-GRAPHIC.png

Goodlettsville Fall Clean-up Days

WHO: Citizens residing within the city limits of Goodlettsville
WHAT: Free drop-off of household waste up to one (1) truckloadWHEN: Friday, October 28, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM AND Saturday, October 29, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM...Read on...

See this link for accepted items Home
Posted on: September 19, 2016

Stream Clean-up Event: Saturday, October 15th

stream resized.jpg

The City of Goodlettsville is hosting a Stream Clean-up Event Saturday, October 15th from 9:00am -Noon. (This is the rescheduled event originally set for September 17th that was rained out.) Meet at the Goodlettsville Public Works Department at 215 Cartwr...Read on...

Home