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The Citizens for
Brentwood Green Space

Thanks for visiting us!  The Citizens for Brentwood Green Space (CBGS) seeks to unite the citizens of Brentwood,TN in support of Brentwood leadership in their quest to manage growth while preserving the quality of life and maintaining low tax rates. Key to meeting that objective is to preserve open space in the form of parks, trails, flood plains and historic sites while being sensitive to the rights of landowners and developers.



Second Annual Walk in the Park

Sunday, October 30, 2016, 1 - 5 pm

Marcella Vivrette Smith Park

 Please click  here or on the link in the menu bar for more information about the walk and activities planned.  Registration is now open. 


Citizens for Brentwood Green Space Reaches Halfway Point Toward Smith Park Goal

The Citizens for Brentwood Green Space presented the City of Brentwood a check in the amount of $10,000 at the August 22, 2016, Brentwood City Commission meeting. This is the sixth check presented to the City for Marcella Vivrette Smith Park and makes the total donations from the group and its donors over $150,000.
CBGS formally announced a goal to help raise $300,000 in late 2011 towards the acquisition of the remaining 77.89 acres at Ravenswood Farm, which was later acquired in early 2014.  Remarked President Gil Hutchinson “CBGS continues to push to add green space in our community.  With this payment, a total of $150,534.69 has been paid project to date. Tonight’s presentation marks an important milestone in our organization’s history as it represents the “Half Way Mark” towards our goal!”  These funds helped Brentwood purchase the remaining acres at Ravenswood Farm and add future amenities at Marcella Vivrette Smith Park, including the development of a new picnic shelter as part of the City’s Phase II expansion. 

2016 Annual Meeting Update 
The Board of Directors held their annual meeting January 26th. The annual report is provided below:
· President - Gil Hutchinson
· Vice President - Joe Harkins
· Treasurer - Lynda Reeves
· Secretary - Vacant

Smith Park with Optional 80 Acres Purchased

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Citizens for Brentwood Green Space, Inc. is a tax deductible 501 (C)(3) Corporation.

We appreciate your contribution to promoting green space in Brentwood.  If you wish to make a donation to CBGS, you can donate using your PayPal account, a Credit Card, or by sending us a check.  Click on the donate button below to make your contribution.  We thank you for any amount you can provide.  Donate $1000 or more designated for Smith Park and receive recognition on the Donor Wall  - read more.



CBGS Participates in Arbor Day Festivities

The city of Brentwood’s Tree Board held its annual Arbor Day celebration on Saturday, April 2 at the Brentwood Library. The celebration featured activities, balloons for children handed out by CBGS, displays by tree-related vendors, hotdogs, free seedlings, and a visit from Brentwood Fire and Rescue.  At the celebration, Citizens for Brentwood Green Space had a display to answer questions from citizens about preserving green space and the current state of build out. 


Learn about the Donor Wall in Smith Park


Brentwood has an extensive trail system on 
which to bike or hike. Click here to view a 
map and hit the trails today or click on the 
picture for more information. 

Do you know about the addition to Tower Park?
Mouse click on the picture to find out.

Photo Courtesy of City of Brentwood

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