Press Release, 3/30/2016, NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Office of Mayor Megan
Barry has filed a resolution with the Metro Council to announce that the
53rd Annual State of Metro Address will be held at Ascend Amphitheater
on Friday, April 29 from 11:30am to 12:30pm.
“This is an exciting opportunity to highlight the priorities of my administration as expressed in my budget proposal and share my vision for the future of Metro Nashville,” said Mayor Barry. “I hope the public will come out and join me, along with the Metro Council and other Metro officials, in this momentous occasion that will help set the tone of our city for the year to come.”
The State of Metro Address will include important details about the Mayor’s budget proposal, which will be presented to the Metro Council following the event. In addition to remarks from Mayor Barry, the event will include performances by Metro high school marching bands, the city’s youth poet laureate, and a special musical guest.
WHO: Mayor Megan Barry, Vice Mayor David Briley, Metro Councilmembers and special invited guests
WHAT: 53rd Annual State of Metro Address
WHEN: Friday, April 29, 2016 at 11:30am
WHERE: Ascend Amphitheater
Members of the public are encouraged to attend. For counting purposes only, attendees can RSVP online. Seating will be on a first-come, first-serve basis on the stage of Ascend Amphitheater, with overflow seating available in the seats just beyond the stage. Local food trucks will be on hand outside of Ascend for attendees wishing to purchase lunch.
My Comment: That is a good reasonable time and an accessible place. I could never get up early enough to go to one of those 7:30AM speeches. I will try to go to this one.