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Posted on: June 21, 2022

Learn more about the Town through Introduction to Farragut

FARRAGUT, TN – Applications will be accepted for the 2022 Introduction to Farragut program beginning Monday, June 20.

Introduction to Farragut is a unique way to connect participants with the Town, providing information on its history, government structure and operations, public safety, education and volunteer opportunities, and is open to anyone interested in learning more about Farragut. Residency is not required.

The program begins with a reception and program kickoff at Farragut Town Hall at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 10. The class dates are the following Wednesdays: Aug.17 and 31, Sept. 14 and 28 and Oct. 12. Classes begin at 6 p.m. at Town Hall and will last approximately two hours depending on class participation and questions. After completing the requirements, graduation will be held at 6 p.m. October 19, at the Farragut Community Center.

Participants will have a chance to go on an optional tour of the Town with David Smoak on the morning of September 23.

Program requirements include attending the kickoff reception, at least four of the five classes, one Board of Mayor and Aldermen meeting (second and fourth Thursdays of each month), one Municipal Planning Commission meeting (third Thursday of each month) and completing at least four volunteer hours at Farragut Primary School during the program. More information about the volunteer projects will be presented at the kickoff meeting.

Up to 20 participants will be selected; accepted applicants will be notified within 10 days of the application deadline, which is 4 p.m. Friday, July 22. Register at www.townoffarragut.org/introtofarragut, in person at Town Hall or by email to Jennifer Hatmaker at jhatmaker@townoffarragut.org. Farragut Town Hall is located at 11408 Municipal Center Drive across from the Farragut Branch Post Office. For general application information, email Jennifer or call 865-966-7057.

Incorporated in 1980, the Town of Farragut has top schools, safe neighborhoods and high development standards, making it one of the best places to live in the Southeast.

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