Municipal Technical Advisory Service - City Information

City of Murfreesboro (Rutherford County)

P. O. Box 1139
111 West Vine Street (37130)
Murfreesboro, TN 37133-1139
Phone: (615) 893-5210
Fax: (615) 849-2679
City URL:
City Email Address:

Governing Body
Meets: Every Thursday
Time: 7:00 PM
Place: City Hall
Office Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Charter for City of Murfreesboro
Municipal Data
Municipal Court: Yes
2013 Population (Certified by TNECD): 109,031
Election Date: 08/02/2018
Grand Division: Middle
# of Employees: 1229
2010 Population: 108,755
Square Miles: 50.86
Time Zone: Central
MTAS Management Consultant
Jeff Broughton
City: Water, Sewer, Garbage, Electric
Other: Gas
City Data
County Seat: Yes
Charter Form: Private Acts 1931, ch. 429, p. 1074
Year of Incorporation: 1903
Incorporation Act: Private Acts 1903, ch. 120, p. 216
Previous Citations: Private Acts 1915, ch. 26, p. 64; Private Acts 1920, ch. 113, p. 410
City Officials

Mayor - Shane McFarland
Vice Mayor - Madelyn Scales Harris
Administrative Assistant - Kenya Tigg
Airport Director - Chad Gehrke
Assistant City Attorney - David Ives
Assistant City Manager - Jim Crumley
Assistant City Manager - Jennifer Moody
Building & Codes Director - Robert Holtz
Chief Court Clerk - Vickie Ordonez
City Attorney - Craig Tindall
City Engineer - Chris Griffith
City Judge - Ewing Sellers
City Manager - Rob Lyons
City Recorder - Melissa Wright
Community Development Director - John Callow
Councilmember - Eddie Smotherman
Councilmember - Kirt Wade
Councilmember - Bill Shacklett
Councilmember - Rick LaLance
Electric Director - P.D. Mynatt
Fire Chief - Mark Foulks
Fleet Director - Jack Hyatt
GIS Coordinator - Gerald Lee
Human Resources Director - Glen Godwin
Information Technology Director - Chris Lilly
Library Director - Rita Shacklett
Parks and Recreation Director - Angela Jackson
Planning Director - Gary Whitaker
Police Chief - Karl Durr
Public Information Officer - Mike Browning

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