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Proposed Projects

Please check here for the latest information on proposed improvements to our wonderful city!

 
The Murchison EDC accepted Business Improvement Grant applications from Smith and Son's Tractor and Bee-Line Promotions for property improvements.  The Murchison City Council approved the funding at the June and July council meetings.    As required both projects were posted in the Athens Daily Review, Smith and Son's on 6/24/2023 and Bee-Line on 7/15/2023.  A public hearing was held to hear citizen input for the Smith and Son's Tractor project on 06/20/2023 with no attendees.  A public hearing will be held 07/25/2023 at 6pm at City Hall for citizen input on the Bee-Line project.  Neither project exceeds $7500.00.

On 09/05/2023 Smith and Sons Tractor was presented with a check for $7500.00 as part of the Business Assistance Grant Program for improvements to their property.  This project has been completed.

On 10/03/2023 Bee-Line Promotions was presented with a check for $7500.00 as part of the Business Assistance Grant Program for improvements to their property.

On June 4, 2024, the Murchison EDC approved using part of its advertising/promotional line item ($2000.00) to purchase and install light pole welcome banners through town.  The Murchison City Council approved the expenditure on June 11, 2024.  They will be installed soon.