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November 3, 2020
IN THIS ISSUE
Property Owners Association
   Upcoming Meetings
   Board Meeting Tomorrow

   Board Election Polls Open
   Tellico Village Broadcasting
   REC 101
   Kahite Trunk or Treat
 
Announcements
   Fuel Dock Repaired
   Chatuga Cove Feedback
   Advisory Committees Applications


Clubs and Organizations
   Woodworkers Club
   The Public Library
   TV Hikers
   Tennessee Riverline
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IMPORTANT POA UPDATES
UPCOMING POA MEETINGS
In order for property owners to be included in committee meetings, we are hosting Zoom webinars for the POA advisory committee meetings. Please click the link specific to each meeting to connect. 

November 4, 1:30 p.m. Board Meeting
Watch live on TVB's YouTube channel here.


November 5, 9 a.m. ACC
Please click the link below to join the webinar: 
https://zoom.us/j/93243578780?pwd=QXhCVkViNGpJWlhITVM5Z0pPbnBDdz09
Password: 020703

Or iPhone one-tap : 
    US: +13126266799,,93243578780#,,,,0#,,020703#  or +19292056099,,93243578780#,,,,0#,,020703# 
Or Telephone:
    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
        US: +1 312 626 6799  or +1 929 205 6099  or +1 301 715 8592  or +1 346 248 7799  or +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 215 8782 
    Webinar ID: 932 4357 8780
    Password: 020703

 
November 6, 9 a.m. CAC

Please click the link below to join the webinar: 
https://zoom.us/j/92393950556?pwd=U01KTW5wbHNLcmhiQ3VjdThvQ29hUT09
Password: 679664

Or iPhone one-tap : 
    US: +13126266799,,92393950556#,,,,0#,,679664#  or +19292056099,,92393950556#,,,,0#,,679664# 
Or Telephone:
    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
        US: +1 312 626 6799  or +1 929 205 6099  or +1 301 715 8592  or +1 346 248 7799  or +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 215 8782 
    Webinar ID: 923 9395 0556
    Password: 679664


November 9, 3:30 p.m. GAC
Please click the link below to join the webinar: 
https://zoom.us/j/91800208447?pwd=WDVjeit0MjRja2tFcmdBRS9sV0NIUT09
Password: 901671

Or iPhone one-tap : 
    US: +19292056099,,91800208447#,,,,0#,,901671#  or +13017158592,,91800208447#,,,,0#,,901671# 
Or Telephone:
    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
        US: +1 929 205 6099  or +1 301 715 8592  or +1 312 626 6799  or +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799 
    Webinar ID: 918 0020 8447
    Password: 901671


November 10, 2 p.m. Governmental Affairs, POA Conference Room
 
BOARD ELECTION
The polls are open! Please click here to cast your vote. To log in to VoteNet, use the username and password provided in your letter you received in the mail. Remember, polls close at noon on November 19th! So far, 732 votes have been received over the first two days.

Property owners who need assistance in casting an electronic ballot may get assistance at the POA admin offices Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. during the voting period. Additional opportunities for assistance are available at the The Public Library at Tellico Village during normal business hours. Property owners seeking assistance will need to bring their instruction letter with them to vote. For more information, call Election Administrator Jessica Johnson at 865-458-7081.

For more information about the election calendar and Board responsibilities, visit the Board of Directors page and/or the Board Election page on the POA website.
BOARD MEETING TOMORROW
Please click here to view the agenda for the upcoming Board meeting tomorrow, November 4, 2020. The meeting will be available to watch live at 1:30 pm on TVB's YouTube channel here.

In the event we experience connectivity issues, we will send a Tell-E-Flash with alternative viewing information if feasible. As always, all Board meetings are recorded and available to view on the POA website. 

 
FUEL DOCK REPAIRED
The Yacht Club fuel dock has been repaired. Thank you for your patience.
 
REC 101
Rec 101 will be November 11th at 9am via Zoom. Those interested must email Lindsey Allison at  lallison@tvpoa.org to get the link. 

ATTENTION CHATUGA COVE

Reminder for Chatuga Cove residents: Don't forget to visit the POA website and fill out the feedback form regarding the Chatuga Drive road extension! The POA and Public Works Department will consider your comments when evaluating this proposal. We appreciate your feedback! 
KAHITE TRUNK OR TREAT
Our Kahite neighborhood hosted a truck or treat for Halloween for children in the surrounding area.
ADVISORY COMMITTEES NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS
POA Advisory Committees are now accepting applications for new members in 2021. Click here to read more about each advisory committee. Click here to view the application digitally or stop by the POA office for a hard copy. Applications should be returned to the POA office or emailed to Shannon Jambon at sjambon@tvpoa.org. The application deadline is November 20, 2020. 
TELLICO VILLAGE BROADCASTING
We are growing!  Tellico Village Broadcasting recently partnered with the HOA and POA to bring you the POA Board Candidates Forum via live-streaming.  In case you missed it, here’s the link: https://youtu.be/dh2IH9LztKQ

With live-streaming more events in the future and production of more quality programming,  TVB is growing, and we are looking for new volunteers!  if you have the skills or interest in being part of the exciting world of tv production, we would love to have you join our team!  Our videos have logged almost 19,000 views over the past year, averaging 1570 per month, with views in many different states and even some foreign countries. If you are interested in becoming a part of this rapidly expanding organization in Tellico Village, contact us at tellicovillagebroadcasting@gmail.com  and let’s get the conversation started!  To learn more about Tellico Village Broadcasting, visit our website at www.TellicoVillageBroadcasting.org

Loudon County Update October 2020:  Tellico Village’s own Henry Cullen, Loudon County Commission Chair, updates host, Elliott Domans, about the status of various issues being addressed by the Commission.  How has the budget been affected by COVID?  And what’s Amazon got to do with it? Santek rate increase? Sheriff Guider not seeking reelection?  What’s the status on the Open House for the new county jail, and how do I get a virtual tour? Learn the answers to these questions and more  https://vimeo.com/473148977

 
TENNESSEE RIVERLINE
 
TENNESSEE RIVERLINE ANNOUNCES 15 PARTNER COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE STATE AND REGION
 
Fifteen communities have been accepted to the inaugural cohort of the Tennessee RiverTowns Program as part of the Tennessee RiverLine, North America’s next great regional trail system. This transformative initiative is led by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in collaboration with the Tennessee RiverLine Partnership.
 
The program is a three-stage initiative that cultivates collaboration among river communities around the Tennessee RiverLine, envisioned as a continuous system of paddling, hiking and biking experiences along the Tennessee River’s 652-mile reach.
 
Participating communities will benefit from economic development and entrepreneurship opportunities, quality of life amenities, and increased access to river experiences that improve public health and stewardship of natural resources. In the third stage of the program, communities will earn the official designation of a Tennessee RiverTown as part of the Tennessee RiverLine.
 
For the inaugural cohort, the partnership received 22 applications representing more than 936,000 community members. Criteria for selection included a demonstrated understanding of the Tennessee RiverLine vision and its guiding principles, as well local partnerships necessary to sustain an applicant’s participation in the Program.  Any Tennessee River community can apply for future cohorts.
 
The following 15 communities were selected to continue in the process:
  • Bridgeport, Alabama
  • Decatur, Alabama
  • Guntersville, Alabama
  • Huntsville, Alabama
  • The Shoals, Alabama
  • Benton County, Tennessee
  • Clifton, Tennessee
  • Hardin County, Tennessee
  • Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Loudon County, Tennessee
  • South Pittsburg, Tennessee
  • Stewart County, Tennessee
  • Roane County, Tennessee
  • Calvert City, Kentucky
  • Paducah–McCracken County, Kentucky
“Tennessee River communities are the beating heart of the Tennessee RiverLine,” said Tennessee RiverLine Partnership Director Brad Collett, an associate professor in UT’s Herbert College of Agriculture and College of Architecture and Design. “We are excited to begin collaborating with such a diverse group of communities through the Tennessee RiverTowns Program as we seek to unlock the river’s latent potentials for the benefit of generations of the region’s residents and visitors.”
 
Communities that were unable to apply this year can apply during future enrollment periods beginning in summer 2021. Those interested in learning more can visit the program’s web page.
 
The program follows the overwhelming interest received in summer 2019 through the Tennessee RiverLine Pilot Community Program. Five pilot communities were selected to share feedback and ideas on the Tennessee RiverLine vision and to begin the process of becoming part of the Tennessee RiverLine, and these five communities are members of the first RiverTowns cohort.
 
Called North America’s next great regional trail system, the Tennessee RiverLine originated in 2016 in UT’s School of Landscape Architecture, housed jointly within the College of Architecture and Design and the Herbert College of Agriculture. Today it is administrated by the Tennessee RiverLine Partnership with ongoing strong financial support from UT and the Tennessee Valley Authority.
 
The Tennessee RiverLine Partnership was founded as a diverse group of river advocates, including UT, TVA, the National Park Service’s Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program, and several other organizations and agencies, to achieve the Tennessee RiverLine vision.
 
Learn more about the Tennessee RiverLine and stay up to date with programs and initiatives at tnriverline.org.
UPCOMING EVENTS and MEETINGS

WOODWORKERS CLUB
The Tellico Village Woodworkers Club will be holding their monthly General Meeting on November 5, 2020 at 7:00 pm. The meeting will be held on the top floor of the Yacht Club. This month's program will comprise of club members presenting and discussing their completed projects during the COVID pandemic. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, go to tvwoodworkers.com. 

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TV HIKERS
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER  6, 2020
RICH MOUNTAIN LOOP

Depart at 8:00 a.m. from Lakeside Realty Parking Lot
Distance:   8.5 Miles 
Rating:    Moderate
Elevation Gain:   1750 feet
Driving time:  1-1/2  hours
Leader:   Mark Kester    201-248-7001   mkesterphd85@gmail.com

This is a loop hike combining three trails (Crooked Arm Ridge, Indian Grave Gap, & Rich Mountain Loop) and hiking along the ridge on the north  side of Cades Cove. The hike begins near the entrance to Cades Cove. There are outstanding views of Cades Cove and Tuckaleechee Cove.  We will pass and visit the John Oliver cabin. 
 

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THE PUBLIC LIBRARY
For those looking to have a little fun while supporting the Tellico Village Library, November 7th is the date for a Literature and Local History Road Rally. Teams of 2-4 people will have the opportunity to explore Loudon, Lenoir City and Vonore while solving local history clues and show off their knowledge of literature while cruising the neighborhoods of Tellico Village deciphering clues for titles of books. Tickets are available for purchase now at the Library and will be sold until 11:00 the day of the rally, November 7th. Participation in the Rally and a day of fun in the outdoors will only cost you $20/person or $15 if you are a member of the Friends of the Tellico Village Library. Clues will be handed out to the team between 10 and 11 at the Library on rally day and the solutions will need to be returned between 3 and 5 that afternoon.  The Grand Prize winner will take home a $100 gift card from Carmichael Inn in Loudon. Tickets include a 25% off coupon from AWE Hospitality, a great supporter of the Library. The coupon can be used from November 7-12.
 
FOOD SERVICE FLYERS
EVENT FLYERS
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