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    Housing – 46%

  • Expand housing development cost reduction options
  • Improve code enforcement
  • Study creation of neighborhood leadership panel
  • Guidelines for creation of Neighborhood Councilsv
  • Market nearer to career benefits (M2K* budget)  
  • Forgivable home improvements loans (in current CDBG** budget for low income families)
  • Market retiree and military friendly locale to movers (M2K budget)
  • Redevelopment of public housing
  • *M2K – Move to Kingsportv
  • **CDBG – Community Development Block Grant
    Downtown Improvement – 17%

  • Downtown Master Plan
  • Target Downtown retail, restaurants, incentives
  • Improve greenspace in Downtown
  • Tactical urbanism (small projects/big impacts)
  • Historic designation for Broad Street/Enhance Tax Credit Availability
  • Downtown Lighting (addition study needed)
    Arts & Entertainment – 17%

  • Outdoor Venue Space – General Shale Land Purchase
  • Outdoor venue Space Consultant – Environmental Review
  • Public Mural Program
    Job Creation & Entrepreneurship – 9%

  • Develop initial plan for a product Creation Center
  • Create a Makerspace summit
  • Economic Development Portal
    Destination City Investments – 5%

  • Bays Mountain Business Plan
  • Reservoir Road local match
  • Provide resources for increased landscaping and maintenance citywide
  • Riverfront Development
  • Directional Signage for assets
  • Enhance appearance of Cement Hill
  • Infrastructure and Utility upgrades for Bays Mountain Park
    Health & Wellness – 3%

  • Continue support of Healthy Kingsport
  • Study regulatory incentives and options for developments to include healthy infrastructure
  • Study private incentives for business to improve health outcomes for employees
  • Increase awareness of access points to healthy infrastructure
  • Study private incentives for restaurants to offer healthy options
  • Prepare facility plan for Health Resources Center at Lynn View
Higher Education -3%
   Master Plan Academic Village