ETDD Job Opening: Grants Planner

Position Announcement for a Grants Planner The East Tennessee Development District is seeking applicants for the position of Grants Planner. Primary responsibilities will include providing technical assistance to city and county governments regarding grant applications, grant administration and project management. Position requires familiarity with common computer programs, community development, project/grant management, strong written and oral […]

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TACIR Press Releases

State’s Infrastructure Needs Inventory 2020 https://www.tn.gov/content/tn/tacir/infrastructure/infrastructure-reports-/infrastructure-needs-2018-2023.html Statewide Press Release The following are Press Releases for the 16 counties in the ETDD region. Anderson County Press Release Blount County Press Release Campbell County Press Release Claiborne County Press Release Cocke County Press Release Grainger County Press Release Hamblen County Press Release Jefferson County Press Release Knox […]

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ETDD Job Opening: GIS Technician

GIS Technician JOB DESCRIPTION:  The GIS Technician will work independently under the general supervision of the Executive Director in support of the planning and grant programs as well as special projects as required.  The GIS Technician collects, creates, maintains, and analyzes geographic data as necessary in order to create maps, illustrations, and supporting data for […]

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2018 to 2070 Tennessee Population Projection

2018 to 2070 Tennessee Population Projection for the ETDD region    

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ConPlan Initial Public Hearing Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR THE 2020-2024 STATE OF TENNESSEE CONSOLIDATED PLAN The Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) invites you to provide input as they develop the 2020-2024 State of Tennessee Consolidated Plan. This meeting will hear comments on the development of a draft Plan, while additional meetings will be held across the state after […]

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ETDD Christmas Newsletter

Our Christmas newsletter is now available!  If you would like to be included in our email list for our quarterly newsletter, please sign up under the “Sign up for our Newsletter” section listed on our home page.  Our current newsletter can be viewed at the link below: 2019 Christmas Newsletter

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Population Projections Data

The Tennessee State Data Center has posted the 2018-2070 population projections for the state to their website at http://tndata.utk.edu/sdcpopulationprojections.htm. In addition, a shapefile, file geodatabase and ArcGIS Online feature layers have also been posted.

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ALICE Report

The ALICE report is commissioned by the United Ways of Tennessee. ALICE stands for Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed. It is the population right above the federal poverty level but below a financially functioning household.  For more information, please click on the link below. https://uwtn.org/106/alice  

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Opportunity Zones Map

As described by the IRS, Opportunity Zones are a new community development tool established by Congress in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. This new tool is designed to drive long-term capital to low-income communities. The new law provides a federal tax incentive for investors to re-invest their capital gains into Opportunity Funds, which are […]

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ETDD Holds 53rd Annual Awards Banquet

The East Tennessee Development District held its 53rd Annual Awards Banquet on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at The Venue at Lenoir City.  The banquet was attended by ETDD staff and more than 120 local officials and guests. Each year ETDD recognizes local governments, other agencies and individuals for special contributions to regional development.  At the […]

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