Big Sandy Fire Chief Larry Waters has announced that the new Big Sandy Fire Hall will have an Open House on Sunday October 23 at 2pm. There will be a short address by Bob Nunley, Fire Chief of the Greenfield, Tn Fire Department. Following, the public will be able to tour the facility and enjoy light refreshments. Everyone is invited.Read More
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Governor Haslem presented Big Sandy Mayor Ron Lane with a grant award of $112,000. The governor along with State Representative 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.
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.
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...Read More
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.