City of Sparta Awarded Tourism Grant
TDEC Grant Award 2019

The State of Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TDEC) has awarded the City of Sparta with a grant for $42,500. The City of Sparta is building a Kayak Dock as well as a new pavilion with restrooms as part of South Carter Street Park. It will be located at the end of South Carter Street along the walking trail of the park system.


Pictured L to R: Alderman Hoyt Jones, Jody Sliger (TDEC, Community Development Director), Mayor Jeff Young, Alderman Judy Payne, Vice-Mayor Jim Floyd, Melanie Beauchamp (Dept of Tourist Development, Assistant Commissioner of Rural Tourism and Outreach), Allison Fox ( UCDD, Community Development Specialist)