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Covington

City of Covington ( Tipton )

200 West Washington Ave., P.O. Box 768
Covington, TN 38019-0768
(901) 476-9613
Fax: 
(901) 476-6699

General Information

Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Utilities

Municipal Statistics

County: 
Tipton
2017 Population
Election Date:
11-06-2018
Number of Employees: 
147
Grand Division: 
West
2010 Population
Time Zone: 
Central

Meeting Information

Meeting Day: 
2nd and 4th Tuesday

Meeting Time: 
5:30 PM

Meeting Place: 
City Hall

Municipal Data

Charter: 
Private Acts 2006, ch. 132

Date of Incorporation: 
12/01/1826

Charter File: 

Governing Body and Staff

Governing Body
Mayor Mr. Justin Hanson (901) 476-9613
jhanson@covingtontn.com
Vice Mayor Mr. Wayne G. McGowan III (901) 476-9613
Alderman VACANT (901) 476-9613
Alderman Ms. Minnie Bommer (901) 476-9613
Alderman Mr. John E. Edwards (901) 476-9613
Alderman Mr. Drew Glass (901) 476-9613
Alderman Mr. C.H. Sullivan (901) 476-9613
Staff
Accountant, Deputy Recorder Ms. Kristin Mathis (901) 476-9613
kmathis@covingtontn.com
Assistant to the Mayor Ms. Sara Gangaware (901) 476-9613
Building Inspector, Code Enforcement Director Ms. Lessie Fisher (901) 476-7191
City Court Clerk Ms. Carolyn Scott (901) 476-9613
City Judge Ms. Elizabeth B. Ziarko (901) 476-3973
Treasurer, City Recorder Ms. Tina Dunn (901) 476-9613
tdunn@covingtontn.com
Building Inspector, Code Enforcement Director Ms. Lessie Fisher (901) 476-7191
Accountant, Deputy Recorder Ms. Kristin Mathis (901) 476-9613
kmathis@covingtontn.com
Emergency Management Director Mr. Thomas Dunavant (901) 476-0222
Fire Chief Mr. Michael Naifeh (901) 476-2578
mnaifeh@covingtontn.com
Human Resources Director Ms. Tiny Barton (901) 476-9613
tbarton@covingtontn.com
Library Director Ms. Susan Cheairs (901) 476-8289
Parks and Recreation Director Mr. Joseph Mack (901) 476-1107
Police Chief Mr. Buddy Lewis (901) 476-5282
Public Works Director Mr. David Gray (901) 476-9531
Street Superintendent Mr. James Dowell (901) 476-6793
Treasurer, City Recorder Ms. Tina Dunn (901) 476-9613
tdunn@covingtontn.com
Utility Manager Mr. Calvin Johnson (901) 476-0583
Water Manager Mr. James Mason (901) 475-4965
Attorney
City Attorney Ms. Rachel Witherington (901) 476-9613

MTAS Consultants

Mgmt:
Ronnie Neill (901) 412-2121
Finance:
Emily Godwin (731) 425-4780
HR:
Richard Stokes (615) 532-4956
Police:
Rex Barton (423) 506-0402
Fire:
Dennis Wolf (901) 579-9247

*Population figure provided by the State of Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, Center for Economic Research in Tennessee (CERT) and updated annually.

Governing Body
Mayor Mr. Justin Hanson (901) 476-9613
jhanson@covingtontn.com
Vice Mayor Mr. Wayne G. McGowan III (901) 476-9613
Alderman VACANT (901) 476-9613
Alderman Ms. Minnie Bommer (901) 476-9613
Alderman Mr. John E. Edwards (901) 476-9613
Alderman Mr. Drew Glass (901) 476-9613
Alderman Mr. C.H. Sullivan (901) 476-9613
Staff
Accountant, Deputy Recorder Ms. Kristin Mathis (901) 476-9613
kmathis@covingtontn.com
Assistant to the Mayor Ms. Sara Gangaware (901) 476-9613
Building Inspector, Code Enforcement Director Ms. Lessie Fisher (901) 476-7191
City Court Clerk Ms. Carolyn Scott (901) 476-9613
City Judge Ms. Elizabeth B. Ziarko (901) 476-3973
Treasurer, City Recorder Ms. Tina Dunn (901) 476-9613
tdunn@covingtontn.com
Building Inspector, Code Enforcement Director Ms. Lessie Fisher (901) 476-7191
Accountant, Deputy Recorder Ms. Kristin Mathis (901) 476-9613
kmathis@covingtontn.com
Emergency Management Director Mr. Thomas Dunavant (901) 476-0222
Fire Chief Mr. Michael Naifeh (901) 476-2578
mnaifeh@covingtontn.com
Human Resources Director Ms. Tiny Barton (901) 476-9613
tbarton@covingtontn.com
Library Director Ms. Susan Cheairs (901) 476-8289
Parks and Recreation Director Mr. Joseph Mack (901) 476-1107
Police Chief Mr. Buddy Lewis (901) 476-5282
Public Works Director Mr. David Gray (901) 476-9531
Street Superintendent Mr. James Dowell (901) 476-6793
Treasurer, City Recorder Ms. Tina Dunn (901) 476-9613
tdunn@covingtontn.com
Utility Manager Mr. Calvin Johnson (901) 476-0583
Water Manager Mr. James Mason (901) 475-4965
Attorney
City Attorney Ms. Rachel Witherington (901) 476-9613

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