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Fall 2020 Newsletter Published

The Fall 2020 Newsletter has been published and is available here for your enjoyment.  Catch up on TVA news and articles of interest in the Fall 2020 Newsletter!

ATVG Fall 2020 Meeting Agenda Released

ATVG has scheduled the Fall 2020 meeting for October 27 and 28 at the Marriott Downtown Gatlinburg.  Make your plans now to attend.  Registration and Agenda may be viewed here If you would like to make reservations contact: Courtyard by Marriott Gatlinburg Downtown 315 Historic Nature Trail Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738 Phone:  +1 865-436-2008 or vist […]

Summer 2020 ATVG Newsletter Published

Hopefully, your summer is beginning to ramp up and you and your family are getting out and enjoying the outdoors and staying healthy.  COVID-19 continues to affect our communities and we must continue to be mindful of CDC recommendations to protect ourselves as best as possible.  The Summer 2020 Newsletter is available now and you […]

Important Update: Summer Meeting Cancellation: July 7 & 8, 2020

Important Update: Meeting Cancellation                                                     Summer Meeting, 2020 After discussions with the ATVG Board Executive Committee and several Board members the decision has been made to cancel the ATVG meeting […]

CANCELED Summer 2020 Meeting in Huntsville, AL

The ATVG summer meeting  planned for July 7 & 8 in Huntsville, AL has been canceled due to coronavirus outbreak. Please check back for future update on our fall meeting planned for Oct 27 & 28, 2020 in Gatlinburg, TN.

Special Message from Mike Arms, ATVG Executive Director

Association of Tennessee Valley Governments Spring Meeting April 15, 2020 Important Update: Meeting Cancellation COVID-19                                                     After discussions with the ATVG Board Executive Committee and several Board members the decision […]

TVA Helping Neighbor’s Stay #TennesseeStrong

From March 5, 2020— Deadly tornadoes roared through Middle Tennessee in the early hours of Tuesday morning. The storms left a path of destruction 50 miles long across Davidson, Wilson and Smith counties. A larger, more intense tornado continued and caused extensive damage in Putnam County where winds reached 175 mph. At this time, […]

ATVG Membership Updated For 2020

ATVG Secretary has updated the ATVG Membership for 2020.  If your entity has not joined ATVG yet this year, there is no better time than now! Join us for latest news and information on TVA issues for Tennessee Valley Governments. See Paid ATVG Membership here See Paid ATVG Affiliate Membership here

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ATVG Winter Meeting Planned for Murfreesboro, TN January 29, 2020

ATVG Plans Winter 2020 Meeting in Murfreesboro, TN The ATVG winter meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at the Murfreesboro Embassy Suites.  Make you reservations now!! For Room Reservations: Murfreesboro Embassy Suites (Room Rate: $144.00) 1200 Conference Center Blvd, Murfreesboro, TN 37129 (615) 890-4464   ( Conference Agenda and Registration is available here […]

Winter ATVG Newsletter Published

The Winter ATVG Newsletter has been published for membership.  Let us know your thoughts and suggestions!  View Newsletter here.

Larry Chesser Elected President of ATVG for 2020

During the fall meeting in October 2019  in Gatlinburg, Fort Payne, AL Mayor Larry Chesser was elected President for the upcoming year of ATVG.  Mayor Chesser welcomes your questions and participation in issues affecting the Tennessee Valley Authority and TVA counties.   Mayor Chesser may be contacted at: Fort Payne City Hall 100 Alabama Ave. […]

ATVG Fall Newsletter Published

The ATVG Fall Newsletter is published for your information and enjoyment.  Keep up to date with TVA information from TVA with the ATVG Quarterly Newsletter.  View Newsletter here.

ATVG Announces Fall Meeting in Gatlinburg TN

ATVG is planning their fall meeting for October 28 & 29th, 2019 at the Courtyard Marriott Downtown Gatlinburg, TN.    The Agenda is finalized and registration is now open!  Plan now to attend the FALL ATVG Meeting in beautiful Gatlinburg, TN!! Make your reservations now at the Courtyard Marriott Downtown Gatlinburg! See Agenda and Registration […]

ATVG Announces Summer 2019 Meeting in Young Harris, Georgia

The ATVG summer meeting is scheduled for July 10-11, 2019 in Young Harris, Georgia at the Brasstown Resort.  Make you reservations now!! For Room Reservations: Brasstown Valley Resort 6321 US Hwy 76   Young Harris, GA  30582 1-706-379-9900 ( Conference Agenda and Registration is available here

ATVG Announces Spring 2019 Meeting in Bowling Green, KY

ATVG will conduct their spring meeting in Bowling Green, KY on April 16-17, 2019 at the Hyatt Place Hotel 1347 Center Street Bowling Green, KY 42101 Phone: 1-270-467-0001 Make Your Reservations Now! Agenda/Registration Form Available Here

ATVG Winter Meeting Planned for January 23-24, 2019 at Chattanooga

ATVG Winter meeting has been planned for January 23-24, 2019 at the Chattanooga Marriott Downtown Hotel.    See Agenda and Registration Form Here. Make your reservations now  to attend!   Chattanooga Marriott Downtown Hotel Two Carter Plz Chattanooga, TN 37402 Phone: +1-423-756-0002 1-800-841-1674

Brad Warning Elected ATVG President

Mr. Brad Warning, Deputy Judge Executive of Marshall County, KY was elected 2019 President of ATVG at the Fall ATVG meeting in Gatlinburg October 16 and 17.  You may reach President Warning at his Office: 270.527.4750 or cell: 270.206.8566  or by Email:

September 2018 Newsletter Published

ATVG Fall 2018 Newsletter is posted for your enjoyment.  Reminder: plan now to attend the ATVG Fall Meeting in Gatlinburg, TN October 16 and 17.  Agenda and Registration can be found in the newsletter or here on  Newsletter can be viewed here.

ATVG Fall Meeting Planned October 16 & 17 at Gatlinburg, TN

Association of Tennessee Valley Governments Fall Meeting October 16, 17, 2018 Make your reservations now! Courtyard by Marriott Gatlinburg  315 Historic Nature Trail Gatlinburg, TN 37738 Phone: 865-436-2008 View Agenda and Registration Form here

ATVG Summer 2018 Meeting Planned for July 18 &19.

The Association of Tennessee Valley Governments is planning their summer meeting July 18 & 19, 2018 at the Cold Water Inn 712 Highway 72 W Tuscumbia, AL 35674-8729 256-383-6844 or visit Booking Code: ATVG   See Agenda and Registration here

ATVG To Present Resolution Recognizing TVA’s 85th Anniversary

ATVG will be hosting a breakfast for TVA officials at the next TVA Board Meeting at the Marriott Shoals Hotel, 10 Hightower Place , Florence, AL  35630 on May 10, 2018 8:00 AM (Coffee service at 7:45).  During the Breakfast, ATVG Executive Director, Mike Arms, will present an  ATVG Resolution (see resolution here )honoring TVA’s 85th Anniversary.   “Celebrating TVA’s 85th Anniversary”

ATVG To Host TVA Board of Directors Breakfast May 10th

You are cordially invited to attend the TVA Board of Director’s Breakfast At Marriott Shoals Hotel 10 Hightower Place Florence, AL  35630 On May 10, 2018 8:00 AM (Coffee service at 7:45) Hosted by: Association of Tennessee Valley Governments “Celebrating TVA’s 85th Anniversary” Please RSVP by May 1, 2018 to:

ATVG Spring Meeting Planned April 25-27, 2018 at Paris Landing

The Association of Tennessee Valley Governments will meet April 25, 26, & 27, 2018 at Paris Landing State Park in Buchanan, TN on beautiful Kentucky Lake. Rooms Are Going Fast! Reserve your room now by calling 731-642-4311. Paris Landing State Park Inn 400 Lodge Rd Buchanan, TN 38222 731-642-4311 website: Paris Landing State Park See Agenda […]

ATVG Elects John Gentry President for 2018

John Gentry, County Mayor, McMinn County, TN was named ATVG President for 2018 during the ATVG Fall Meeting in October 2017 at Gatlinburg. President Gentry will work to keep ATVG members informed of important issues regarding the Tennessee Valley and TVA.  Feel Free to contact President Gentry  with any questions or comments you may have […]

ATVG January 2018 Winter Meeting Planned for Murfreesboro, TN

The ATVG Winter Meeting will be held in Murfreesboro TN on January 24 and 25, 2018 at the Embassy Suites Murfreesboro.  Make your plans now to attend! See Agenda Here Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville SE Murfreesboro 1200 Conference Center Boulevard, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, 37129,  TEL: +1-615-890-4464 FAX: +1-615-890-4465

ATVG Fall Meeting Planned for October at Black Bear Inn Gatlinburg

ATVG  Spring 2017 Meeting The Association of Tennessee Valley Governments will meet October 17 – 18, 2017 at the Black Bear Inn- Gatlinburg, TN Reserve your room now by calling 1-800-933-0777 Black Bear Inn & Suites 1100 Parkway, Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738 Questions or Reservations? Call us at 1-800-933-0777 See Agenda and Registration Instructions Here.

ATVG Summer Meeting Presentations Available For Online Viewing

ATVG Summer meeting in Oxford, Mississippi just wrapped up and two Presentations that were given are available for viewing.  Plan now to attend ATVG Fall Meeting at the Clarion Inn and Suites -Gatlinburg  October 17, 18 & 19, 2017 . Building a More Competitive Mississippi Overview  TVA Economic Development Update

ATVG Report on Allocation of State TVA Payments In Lieu of Taxes

The Association of Tennessee Valley Governments has published a report of  the TVA Act and State Code providing for State TVA Payments in Lieu of Taxes.  This document covers historical data and  each TVA State Code dealing with the Distribution of Tennessee Valley Authority payments to States. States covered are Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, […]

ATVG Plans Summer Meeting at the Inn of Ole Miss, Oxford, Mississippi

ATVG is planning a summer meeting in Oxford Mississippi July 19 & 20, 2017 at  The Inn at Ole Miss which is located on the campus of the University of Mississippi, adjacent to the Grove, an 11-acre park noted as the most beautiful and well-known college tailgating area in the country. The Agenda will be available later. […]

ATVG Spring Meeting Planned for KY Dam Village April 19 & 20

The Association of Tennessee Valley Governments will meet April 19 & 20, 2017 at the Beautiful Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park, located in Marshall County, Kentucky. Reservations are available at the Park Inn Lodge by calling: (270) 362-4271. Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park 113 Administration Dr. Gilbertsville, KY 42044 Phone: (270) 362-4271 Website: […]