CDBG-CV Food Insecurity Grant Opportunity

Rutherford County is hosting a meeting to discuss the CDBG-CV Food Insecurity grant opportunity announced by the TN Department of Economic & Community Development. Local nonprofits that provide food and have food pantry facilities for low and moderate income families cannot apply directly.

County and City Fire Marshals Lift Ban on Open Burning

Rutherford County - TN (October 13, 2022) Fire Marshals from Rutherford County Fire & Rescue and Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department have lifted the ban on open burning in their respective jurisdictions. Starting Saturday, October 15th , anyone wishing to burn must call Tennessee State Forestry at 877-350-2876, to request a burn permit. A permit is required every year between the time period of October 15th – May15th.

Labor Day

Rutherford County Offices will be closed Monday, September 5th in observance of Labor Day.

PlanRutherford Community Meetings Announced

Community open houses for PlanRutherford, the County’s Comprehensive Plan update, have been scheduled. PlanRutherford will provide the framework for growth in unincorporated Rutherford County and address other quality of life matters for the county. The information shared during this initial set of meetings will help identify potential solutions and actions upon which the community will provide feedback. These meetings will focus on learning more about changes and issues that impact residents now and may in the future and creating a community vision and priorities for Rutherford County.