Doing Business With the City

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    Alcoa Highway Work Zone Speed Reduction

    The Tennessee Department of Transportation has announced a reduction in speed in construction zones between McGhee Tyson Airport and Hall Road on Alcoa Highway (SR 115) from 50 to 40 miles per hour effective Monday, February 24th. Additional Info...
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    Knoxville Opera Gospel Choir to Perform as Part of Alcoa Centennial Series

    The City of Alcoa invites the public to join in its continuing Centennial celebration by attending a performance of the Knoxville Opera Gospel Choir at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 22nd at the Clayton Center for the Arts. Read on...
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In an average fiscal year (July 1 to June 30), the City of Alcoa issues about 900 solicitations with a minimum purchase authorization of $1,000 or more. Such purchases come to an approximate annual purchasing volume of $24 million dollars annually. In an effort to distribute the much higher volume of repetitive, but lower priced, purchases, the city effectively utilizes its Purchasing Card, or "P Card," program. This program allows appropriate employees the flexibility of making purchases in increments under $1,000. Such annual purchases total approximately $1.1 million annually while averaging 7,200 unique transactions - with each purchase averaging a little more than $150 per purchase.