Municipal Technical Advisory Service - City Information

City of Cleveland (Bradley County)

190 Church Street NE
P. O. Box 1519
Cleveland, TN 37364-1519
Phone: (423) 476-8931
Fax: (423) 559-3364
City URL:
City Email Address:

Governing Body
Meets: 2nd and 4th Monday
Time: 3:00 PM
Place: Municipal Building
Office Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Charter for City of Cleveland
Municipal Data
Municipal Court: Yes
2017 Population (Certified by TNECD): 41,285
Election Date: 08/02/2018
Grand Division: East
# of Employees: 315
2010 Population: 41,285
Square Miles: 28.7
Time Zone: Eastern
MTAS Management Consultant
Honna Rogers
City: Electric, Water, Sewer
Other: Gas, Garbage
City Data
County Seat: Yes
Charter Form: Private Acts 1993, ch. 78, p. 177
Year of Incorporation: 1842
Incorporation Act: Private Act 1841-42, ch. 183, p. 214
Previous Citations: Private Acts 1867-68, ch. 43, sec 15; Private Acts 1903, ch. 307, p. 886; Private Acts 1909, ch. 286, p. 991
City Officials

Mayor - Tom Rowland
Vice Mayor - Avery L. Johnson, Sr.
Assistant City Manager/CFO - Shawn McKay
Assistant City Manager/Operations - Melinda Carroll
City Attorney - John Kimball
City Clerk - Shawn McKay
City Court Clerk - Kim Bivens
City Engineer - Brian Beck
City Judge - Barrett B. Painter
City Manager - Joe Fivas
City Recorder - Shawn McKay
Code Enforcement Officer - Joel E. Prince
Councilmember - Richard Banks
Councilmember - Bill Estes
Councilmember - David May, Jr.
Councilmember - Dale Hughes
Councilmember - Charlie McKenzie
Development and Engineering Services Director - Jonathan Jobe
Director of Schools - Russell Dyer
Emergency Management Director - Troy Spence
Finance Director - Shawn McKay
Fire Chief - Ron Harrison
Human Resources Director - Jeff G. Davis
Library Director - Andrew Hunt
Network Administrator - Kris Miller
Parks and Recreation Director - Patti Petitt
Police Chief - Mark Gibson
Public Works Director - Tommy Myers
Stormwater Coordinator - Chris Broom
Support Services Manager - Christy Bryant

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