Thursday, September 21, 2017

Reminder Community Meeting tonight for proposed development along Anderson Road and more

Office hours will not take place this Saturday due to
Hands On Nashville Project to help our Metro Schools
Please consider volunteering to help our schools


You can call 435-787-4357 or Click on this link to report:

Please make plans to attend this upcoming community meeting regarding a proposed development off Anderson Road

Our Annual Community Wide Cleanup is scheduled for Saturday, October 7, 2017.  We need your help.  Please contact our beautification commissioner Karen VanCleave at if there are specific areas that need to be added and if you can volunteer to help.

Our area since it is directly adjacent to Councilwoman Tanaka Vercher's District has been invited to participate in her free shredding event since we provide free shredding with our cleanup only in the Spring.  If you have items to be shredded, please put this on your calendar to participate.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Video of my youngest son's Wedding Day - Jonathan and Kayla Oye

District 29 family, I wanted to take some time to share with many of you a beautiful video of the wedding since so many of you have asked.  Many have seen the pictures on my facebook page, but for those who are not on that page, I am sharing this with great joy and excitement.  I am truly a blessed and happy mother.  My children have matured and flourished.  The community embraced them as I have served over the years and I and our entire family are forever grateful.  Thank you and Enjoy!

Friday, July 21, 2017

Community Meeting on Proposed Zone Change at 3612 Butler Rd

Share with those you know in our district that may have an interest and/or may be affected by this proposed zone change. Thank you.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Inspiring Smith Springs Public Art Through Community Engagement

We held our first community engagement event for the Smith Springs Public Art project at the Smith Springs Recreation Area on Saturday, June 3 from 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Herb the selected artist chosen by an art committee/panel of community leaders lead an art making activity and spoke with community members enjoying our lake. They shared their experiences living in Smith Springs. — with Herb Williams
If you were unable to attend, you can still fill out the questionnaire that Artist Herb Williams and Metro Nashville Arts Department staff member Don Hardin Jr. created for people to give feedback. Click on this link to complete and submit All future Community Engagement dates will be posted at Karen Y. Johnson Metro Council District 29 and Metro Arts (Metro Nashville Arts Commission)


Thursday, April 6, 2017

Southeast Egg Hunt & Festival this Sat, Upcoming Community Meeting on Zoning Change for Development, Jobs for Teens in our Community and more

Join Opportunity NOW today in our area of Southeast Nashville for an on-boarding event with Nashville Public Library and Metro Nashville Parks and Recreation! Multiple Opportunity NOW representatives will be available to answer your portal questions and guide our Teens through the process to get plugged into a summer program, internship, or a job!

For more information visit the website and facebook pages below

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Trustee office providing assistance for tax relief tax freeze applications Sat March 18 at First TN Bank in District 29 and more

Please share with others who would be able to take advantage of the convenience of the Trustee's office providing help to our area seniors to fill out paperwork at a location in our district.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Groundbreaking for Smith Springs Park and Community Center rescheduled for February 17

District 29 Community Meeting to meet New Owner of Abandoned Shopping Center off Murfreesboro Road, February 27 at Mt Zion Baptist Church Antioch Location 6:30 pm

Monday, February 27, 2017
6:30 p.m.
Mt. Zion Baptist Church
(Antioch Location)
2261 Murfreesboro Road
There will be a community meeting to welcome the new owner, and the commercial realtor for the abandoned shopping center at 2528 and 2532 Murfreesboro Road and 2618 and 2621 Lakevilla Drive across from Taco Bell.  The new owner would like to get your ideas on what you would like to see in the space.
This is a very important meeting and I hope you will make plans to attend. 
Facilitated by
Councilwoman Karen Y. Johnson
Email to receive electronic notices for future meetings and community news.  Feel free to call with any questions or concerns at 977-6721 or visit our community website at

Community Meeting Districts 28, 29 and 33 on Metro Property Reappraisal and to learn of deadlines for Metro Tax Freeze and Tax Deferral Programs

Monday, February 13, 2017
6:30 p.m.
Smith Springs Elementary School
3132 Smith Springs Road
There will be a community meeting for residents of District 28, 29 and 33 to discuss the 2017 Metro Property Reappraisal - Property Tax Assessor Vivian Wilhoite's Office, and Metro Tax Freeze & Tax Relief Program & Deadlines - County Trustee Charlie Cardwell's Office.  Representatives will be available to provide you with updates and answer any questions.
This is a very important meeting and we hope you will make plans to attend. 
Facilitated by
District 28 Councilwoman Tanaka Vercher
615 878-5653
District 29 Councilwoman Karen Y. Johnson
615 977-6721

District 33 Councilman Sam Coleman
615 641-5168

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Last Public Comment Opportunity That Will Decide Where Sidewalks Will Go In Our City Wednesday January 11, 2017

Draft Plan Outreach Strategy

The public will have the opportunity to submit feedback that will help to refine the draft WalkNBike plan.  Please share the below meeting time for tomorrow, Wednesday January 11, 2017 in your communications channels, and encourage neighbors to participate in the process.
 Wednesday, January 11th: MNPD South Precinct (5pm to 7pm), 5101 Harding Place 
 March 7th: Presentation to Metro Council in Council Chambers (3pm to 4pm)

Friday, January 6, 2017

Trash and Recycling Information for Inclement Weather Conditions today

Good morning,
Due to hazardous road conditions, all Metro trash and recycling services have been suspended for today. We plan to resume pick up Saturday, pending road conditions. Depending on the road conditions some pickups may not occur until Monday. Please advise your constituents to leave there containers out on the curb/alley until they have been collected. Thank you!
--------- Forwarded message ----------
From: McCoy-Jones, Stacy (Public Works)
Date: Fri, Jan 6, 2017 at 11:31 AM
Subject: Trash and Recycling services
To: Council Members <>

District 29 Community Meeting Thursday January 19, 2017