Municipal Technical Advisory Service - City Information

City of Kingsport (Hawkins, Sullivan Counties)

225 West Center Street
Kingsport, TN 37660
Phone: (423) 229-9400
Fax: (423) 229-9350
City URL:
City Email Address:

Governing Body
Meets: 1st and 3rd Tuesday
Time: 7:00 PM
Place: City Hall
Office Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Charter for City of Kingsport
Municipal Data
Municipal Court: Yes
2017 Population (Certified by TNECD): 51,274
Election Date: 05/08/2018
Grand Division: East
# of Employees: 889
2010 Population: 48,205
Square Miles: 44
Time Zone: Eastern
MTAS Management Consultant
W. Patrick Hardy
City: Water, Sewer, Garbage
Other: Electric, Gas
City Data
County Seat: No
Charter Form: Private Acts 1917, ch. 76, p. 234
Year of Incorporation: 1917
Incorporation Act: Private Acts 1917, ch. 76, p. 234
Previous Citations:
City Officials

Mayor - John Clark
Vice Mayor - Mike A. McIntire
Alderman - Tommy Olterman
Alderman - Jennifer Axsom Adler
Alderman - Colette George
Alderman - Betsy Cooper
Alderman - Joe Begley
Assistant City Manager for Administration - Chris McCartt
Assistant City Manager for Operations - Ryan McReynolds
Budget Officer - Judy Smith
Building/Zoning Manager - Dee Morgan
City Attorney - Mike Billingsley
City Clerk - Angie Marshall
City Court Clerk - Hope Lewis
City Manager - Jeff Fleming
City Recorder/Finance Director - Jim Demming
Code Enforcement Officer - Melanie Adkins
Community Development Director - Mark Haga
Development Services Director - Lynn Tully
Executive Assistant - Joy Carter
Fire Chief - Craig Dye
Human Resources Director - George DeCroes
Information Technology Manager - Terry Wexler
Library Manager - Helen Whitaker
Parks and Recreation Manager - Kitty C. Frazier
Police Chief - David Quillin
Public Relations Director - Heather Cook
Risk Management Director - Terri Evans
School Superintendent - Lyle Ailshie
Street Superintendent - Ronnie Hammonds

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