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**PUBLIC NOTICE** All non-emergency offices will be closed on Thursday, 11/22 and Friday, 11/23 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.    Therefore, Garbage Services will operate on the following schedule the week of November 19th:

Monday Service will be picked up on Monday, 11/19.  Tuesday Service will be picked up on Tuesday, 11/20.  Wednesday and Thursday Service will be picked up on Wednesday, 11/21.  There will be no bulk pick-up during the week of Nov. 19th-23rd.  Recycling will remain as scheduled. Please remember  to break down all cardboard and remove  styrofoam. 

Downtown Incentive Grant (DIG)

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The purpose of the Downtown Nashville Development Incentive Grant (DIG) is to encourage reinvestment in Downtown Nashville. The program covers substantial rehabilitation[1] of older buildings and new infill development. The initiative covers the shaded area on the attached map, which is roughly bounded by Church Street, Barnes Street, Alston Street, and West Washington Street. Incentive grants are given yearly for five (5) years.

The grant is available over five years, representing a percentage of the difference of the parcel’s improved assessed value and previous, unimproved assessed value.  The Development Incentive Grant (DIG) amount per year will be a percentage of this formula as follows: Year 1: 100%, Year 2: 80%, Year 3: 60%, Year 4: 40% and Year 5: 20%.  Since the tax rate and/or property valuation may change during the five-year grant period, the base grant amount will be recalculated each year.  The percentage of the base grant amount, which steps down from 100% to 20%, is fixed.

For more information about the Town of Nashville's Downtown Incentive Grant (DIG), click here

[1] Substantial rehabilitation is defined as a rehabilitation that will cost at minimum $40 per square foot, make habitable/usable at least one floor of the building and at least triple the predevelopment tax value.