Municipal Technical Advisory Service - City Information

City of Lakeland (Shelby County)

10001 Highway 70
Lakeland, TN 38002
Phone: (901) 867-2717
Fax: (901) 867-2063
City URL:
City Email Address:

Governing Body
Meets: 1st Thursday
Time: 6:30 PM
Place: City Hall
Office Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Charter for City of Lakeland
Municipal Data
Municipal Court: No
2017 Population (Certified by TNECD): 12,430
Election Date: 11/06/2018
Grand Division: West
# of Employees: 32
2010 Population: 12,430
Square Miles: 18.4
Time Zone: Central
MTAS Management Consultant
Ronnie Neill
City: Sewer
Other: Water, Gas, Electric
City Data
County Seat: No
Charter Form: General Law Manager-Commission (TCA 6-18-101 et seq.)
Year of Incorporation: 1977
Incorporation Act: General Law Manager-Commission (TCA 6-18-101 et seq.), 1977
Previous Citations:
City Officials

Mayor - Wyatt Bunker
Vice Mayor - Josh Roman
Commissioner - Wesley Wright
Commissioner - Matt Wright
Commissioner - Clark Plunk
City Attorney - Chris Patterson
City Engineer - Emily Harrell
City Manager - Jim Atkinson
Finance Director - Jessica Millspaugh
Human Resources Director - Jessica Millspaugh
Parks and Recreation Administrator - Robbie Spencer
Public Works Superintendent - Martin Perez

MTAS: Promoting better city government through direct assistance to city officials and their associations