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FARRAGUT, TN – Applications for the 2021 Introduction to Farragut program are being accepted now through 4 p.m. on Friday, July 30.
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. 18. The class dates are the following Wednesdays: Sept. 1, 15 and 29, Oct. 20 and 27. 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, there will be a graduation ceremony at 6 p.m. on Nov. 3, and all participants are invited to attend.
In addition to these dates, the class will have the opportunity to tour Farragut with Town Administrator David Smoak from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 26.
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 participating in a class project by completing volunteer hours with a nonprofit of the Town’s choosing.
Up to 20 participants will be selected; accepted applicants will be notified within 10 days of the application deadline. Register at townoffarragut.org/introtofarragut, in person at Town Hall or by email to Jennifer Hatmaker at firstname.lastname@example.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.