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Newport

City of Newport ( Cocke )

P. O. Box 370
Newport, TN 37822-0370
(423) 623-7323
Fax: 
(423) 623-7098

General Information

Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Utilities

City Utilities: 
Water
Sewer
Garbage
Electric

Municipal Statistics

County: 
Cocke
2017 Population
Election Date:
08-07-2018
Number of Employees: 
118
Grand Division: 
East
2010 Population
Time Zone: 
Eastern
County Seat: 
Yes
Municipal Court: 
Yes

Meeting Information

Meeting Day: 
2nd Tuesday

Meeting Time: 
5:45 PM

Meeting Place: 
City Hall

Municipal Data

Charter: 
Private Acts 2005, ch. 76

Date of Incorporation: 
02/01/1799

Governing Body and Staff

Governing Body
Mayor Mr. Connie Ball (423) 623-7323
mayorconnieball@newporttn.org
Vice Mayor Mr. Mike Proffitt (423) 623-7323
Alderman Mr. Jeff Fancher (423) 623-7323
wxitsportspage@yahoo.com
Alderman Mr. Mike Hansel (423) 623-7323
Alderman Mr. Bobby Knight (423) 623-7323
cemason@masonrealtyco.com
Alderman VACANT (423) 623-7323
Staff
Animal Control Officer Ms. Lisa Layman (423) 623-1010
City Administrator Chief James Finchum (423) 623-5556
jdfinchum@charterinternet.com
City Court Clerk, Finance Clerk Ms. Tiffany Ball (423) 623-7323
City Judge Judge Vida Bell (423) 623-1439
vida@belllawbuilding.com
Code Enforcement Director, Building Inspector Mr. Mark Robinson (423) 623-7323
newportcodes@yahoo.com
Deputy City Recorder Ms. Regina Thornton (423) 623-7323
thornton.re@newporttn.org
Finance Clerk, City Court Clerk Ms. Tiffany Ball (423) 623-7323
Finance Director/City Recorder Ms. Christina Matthews (423) 623-7323
tinam@newporttn.org
Fire Chief Chief Randy Ragan (423) 613-4047
rragan101@aol.com
Front Desk Clerk Ms. Sara Johnson (423) 623-7323
Human Resources/Payroll Ms. Missy Masoner (423) 623-7323
missym@newporttn.org
Parks and Recreation Director Mr. Tim Dockery (423) 623-7304
tdoc@newporttn.org
Planning Director Mr. Gary Carver (423) 623-7323
carver@newporttn.org
Police Chief Chief Maurice Shults (423) 623-5556
chiefshults@pdnewport.org
Recycling Director Mr. Dean Cogdill (423) 625-3850
Street Superintendent Mr. Ben Hicks (423) 623-5246
Attorney
City Attorney Mr. Terry E. Hurst (423) 623-1573

MTAS Consultants

Mgmt:
Finance:
Al Major (865) 974-9821
HR:
John Grubbs (615) 532-2588
Police:
Rex Barton (423) 506-0402

*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. Connie Ball (423) 623-7323
mayorconnieball@newporttn.org
Vice Mayor Mr. Mike Proffitt (423) 623-7323
Alderman Mr. Jeff Fancher (423) 623-7323
wxitsportspage@yahoo.com
Alderman Mr. Mike Hansel (423) 623-7323
Alderman Mr. Bobby Knight (423) 623-7323
cemason@masonrealtyco.com
Alderman VACANT (423) 623-7323
Staff
Animal Control Officer Ms. Lisa Layman (423) 623-1010
City Administrator Chief James Finchum (423) 623-5556
jdfinchum@charterinternet.com
City Court Clerk, Finance Clerk Ms. Tiffany Ball (423) 623-7323
City Judge Judge Vida Bell (423) 623-1439
vida@belllawbuilding.com
Code Enforcement Director, Building Inspector Mr. Mark Robinson (423) 623-7323
newportcodes@yahoo.com
Deputy City Recorder Ms. Regina Thornton (423) 623-7323
thornton.re@newporttn.org
Finance Clerk, City Court Clerk Ms. Tiffany Ball (423) 623-7323
Finance Director/City Recorder Ms. Christina Matthews (423) 623-7323
tinam@newporttn.org
Fire Chief Chief Randy Ragan (423) 613-4047
rragan101@aol.com
Front Desk Clerk Ms. Sara Johnson (423) 623-7323
Human Resources/Payroll Ms. Missy Masoner (423) 623-7323
missym@newporttn.org
Parks and Recreation Director Mr. Tim Dockery (423) 623-7304
tdoc@newporttn.org
Planning Director Mr. Gary Carver (423) 623-7323
carver@newporttn.org
Police Chief Chief Maurice Shults (423) 623-5556
chiefshults@pdnewport.org
Recycling Director Mr. Dean Cogdill (423) 625-3850
Street Superintendent Mr. Ben Hicks (423) 623-5246
Attorney
City Attorney Mr. Terry E. Hurst (423) 623-1573

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