Big Sandy Receives Parks Grant

Governor Haslem presented Big Sandy Mayor Ron Lane with a grant award of $112,000. The governor along with State RepresenIMG_0125tative Tim Wirgau, Senator John Stevens, Robert Martineau, commissioner of TN Dept of Conservation and Environment(TDEC), and Gerald Parrish, Director were on hand to announce the awards.

The grant will be used to fund Phase 1 improvement to the Big Sandy City Park, including an additional ballfield, improvements to existing ballfield, new restrooms, playground equipment and increased accessibility to all areas. The grant requires a 50% match by the Town of Big Sandy for a total project cost of $224,000.

Members of Big Sandy Parks and Recreation Board, Emily Dykes and Robert Burnette were in attendance 

IMG_0118and city officials Darin Zarro, Chief Jim Sukach and Debbie Wright...

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KY Lake Waterfowl Festival in Big Sandy Aug. 6th

The 12th Annual Kentucky Lake Waterfowl Festival returns to Big Sandy, TN City Park on Saturday, August 6th. Hosted by the Paris-Henry County Chapter of Ducks Unlimited, the event will have 50 exhibitors from six states on hand with displays ranging from new calls and motion decoys to boats, clothing, ammo, and more. The festivity will again be held in conjunction with the TWRA public drawings for duck blinds along Kentucky Lake wildlife management areas, which means a guaranteed crowd! For the last decade the event has averaged drawing 3,000-plus waterfowlers each day to the festival searching for everything from new duck and goose calls to the latest in camouflage clothing, retrievers, taxidermists, boats, motors, outfitters, new trucks, ATVs, decoys, and more.

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2015 Consumer Confidence Report Big Sandy Waterworks

Big Sandy Water System Water Quality Report for 2015

Is my drinking water safe?

Yes, our water meets all of EPA’s health standards. We have conducted numerous tests for over 80 contaminants that may be in drinking water.  As you’ll see in the chart on the back, we only detected five of these contaminants.  We found all of these contaminants at safe levels.

What is the source of my water?

Your water, which is ground water, comes from a sand aquifer. Our goal is to protect our water from contaminants and we are working with the State to determine the vulnerability of our water source to potential contamination...

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Big Sandy Spring Festival

spring festivalPlans are underway for the 41st Big Sandy Spring Festival! As always, the festival is held during Memorial Day weekend. This year the dates are May 27 and 28. The theme this year is Circus because our festival is the greatest show in Big Sandy! Start thinking about ideas for decorating your entries in the parade according to the theme for great prize money.or the 41st Annual Big Sandy Spring Festival May 27 & 28th.

Friday night dance to the country sound of our very own Tennessee River Band, then Saturday all day for the Big Sandy Car Show, marvel at the classic cars from all over and vote for your favorite. Parade starts at 10 am, carnival rides, concessions, crafts and music all day featuring Hidden Creek Band...

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Big Sandy City Board Meets

The Big Sandy city Board met for the regular monthly meeting on Tuesday January19. The Board approved on second reading an ordinance amending deposits required to obtain water service and a policy regarding delinquent water bills. The Board determined determined that there is a greater delinquency rate from customers renting, leasing or otherwise occupying property owned by some third-party entity than the lower delinquency rate related to owner-occupied properties.The new ordinance states that the water service deposit for commercial customers and customers occupying property as renters or lessees shall be two hundred dollars.

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