Public Recreation Easement – Kentucky Reservoir – Benton County, TN 30-Year Term Easement

Public Notice

June 13, 2017

TVA is considering a request to grant a 30-year recreation easement over 14.1 acres at Big Sandy Municipal Park, currently under an easement agreement, on Kentucky Reservoir at Big Sandy River mile 16.0 (right bank) in Benton County, Tennessee. The Town of Big Sandy (operator) has requested that TVA grant a 30-year public recreation easement for the continued operation of the park with an option to renew an additional 30 years (60 years in total). The requested easement would grant long-term land rights to the operator for the use of TVA property.

TVA is interested in receiving comments regarding the action’s potential to affect the environment or historic properties, and to identify any other issues associated with this request. Any comments received, including names and addresses, will become part of the administrative record and will be available for public inspection. All written comments on this proposed action must be received on or before July 13, 2017. Written comments may be mailed to the address below or e-mailed to

Lesley White
Tennessee Valley Authority
2835-A East Wood Street
Paris, Tennessee 38242
Fax (731) 642-0754