Public Works Maintenance Facility Task Force Committee

Note: additional documents pertaining to the subcommittee assignments are accessible from the links to the subcommittees in the green box at the top left of this page.

Meetings Dates

Meeting 1:  July 23 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Pip Moyer Recreation Center. Kick-off meeting

Meeting 2:  August 13 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Pip Moyer Recreation Center. Presentation of subcommittees’ outline

Meeting 3:  September 3 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Pip Moyer Recreation Center. Public hearing and testimony.

Meeting 4: October 24, 7:00-9:00 PM, at Pip Moyer Recreation Center. Brief presentations by each subcommittee and second public hearing and testimony.

Meeting 5:  November 5 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Pip Moyer Recreation Center. Meeting to discuss and deliberate the Task Force’s 2nd interim report and 2nd public hearing.

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Public Works Maintenance Facility Task Force- For the purpose of establishing a temporary advisory Task Force commissioned to provide the City Council with findings and recommendations on the benefits and detriments of the proposed maintenance facility described in the Maintenance Facilities capital project; and generally relating to the Task Force.


Questions or comments for the committee should be directed to Some individual subcommittee chairs can also be contacted directly as provided below.

Impact on Business

Darrell Hale** -  Attorney; mediator

Jared Littmann*,  -  Former Alderman, Ward 5; K&B True Value

Impact on City Employees    

Don Hankins**,  -  AFSCME;

Jackie  Allsup - NAACP

Impact on City Finances    

Bill Davidson, - MoCo / former manager Div. Solid Waste

Scott  Gibson**, - Public Administration Expert; finance

Impact on Community    

Curtis Jones -  American Legion; communications and security

Dan Brookes - President of Kingsport; Ward 4

Roger Kizer Ball - Truxton Heights, Ward 1

Backup: Roger Kizer Ball - Heidi Rothenhaus    

Kathy Ebner**, - Homes for America; Ward 8

Minor Carter - Ward 1 and 5; lobbyist

Tom Baker, Kingsport Resident, Ward 4,, 410-280-8811     

Impact on Environment    

Bil Davidson - MoCo / former manager Div. Solid Waste

Jesse Illif**,  - So. River Fed.

Impact on Housing    

Cliff  Martin - Housing Commission for AACo/CEO

Backup: Cliff Martin - Diane  Haislip, Housing Commission for AACo/Deputy

Impact on Land Use / Other Gov'ts    

Eliot Powell***, - Developer / Economic Development

Phil Hager** - AACo / Planning Director

Impact on Traffic / Connect. / Rec.    

Greg Stewart - AACPS / Sr. Mgr. for Planning

Jon Korin - President of Bike AAA

Nestor A. Flores, P.E., PTOE, Chief, Traffic Engineering Division

 Joel Campbell**  - IT field, mapping; property appraiser

 Tom Baker

 Alan Kushner, Kingsport neighborhood 

  * Task Force Chair    

** Subcommittee Chair    

*** Task Force Vice Chair    

Public Works Maintenance Facility Task Force - relevant references

City Staff Support:    Archie Trader, Director, Recreation and Parks

City Staff Support:    Brian Cahalan, Economic Policy Analyst

City Staff Support:    David Jarrell, Director, Public Works

City Staff Support:    Inna  Young, Web Developer MIT

City Staff Support:    Jackie Guild,   Director, Environmental Policy

City Staff Support:    Kerry Berger, Acting City Attorney

City Staff Support:    Kwaku  Agyemang-Duah, Transportation Department

City Staff Support:    Lyn  Farrrow,  Assistant City Manager

City Staff Support:    Mitchelle Stephenson,  Public Information Officer

City Staff Support:    Rena Simms,  PW Admin (minutes)

City Staff Support:    Rick  Gordon,  Director, Transportation

City Staff Support:    Sally  Nash, Acting Director, P&Z

City Staff Support:    Susy Smith,  Chief of Staff, Office of the Mayor

Forest Dr. prop. Owner  Tom Baum,   Owner, LaTerra Homes