Municipal Technical Advisory Service - City Information

City of Oak Ridge (Anderson, Roane Counties)

P. O. Box 1
200 So. Tulane Ave. (37830)
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-0001
Phone: (865) 425-3550
Fax: (865) 425-3409
City URL:
City Email Address:

Governing Body
Meets: 2nd Monday
Time: 7:00 PM
Place: Municipal Building
Office Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Charter for City of Oak Ridge
Municipal Data
Municipal Court: Yes
2017 Population (Certified by TNECD): 29,330
Election Date: 11/06/2018
Grand Division: East
# of Employees: 395
2010 Population: 29,330
Square Miles: 85.6
Time Zone: Eastern
MTAS Management Consultant
To Be Hired
City: Water, Sewer, Electric
Other: Gas, Garbage
City Data
County Seat: No
Charter Form: Home Rule - 1962
Year of Incorporation: 1959
Incorporation Act: May 5, 1959
Previous Citations:
City Officials

Mayor - Warren Gooch
Vice Mayor - Rick Chinn, Jr.
Assistant to City Manager - Bruce Applegate
City Attorney - Kenneth R. Krushenski
City Clerk - Beth Hickman
City Court Clerk - Karen Hendrix
City Engineer - Roger J. Flynn
City Judge - Robert A. McNees, III
City Manager - Mark S. Watson
Community Development Director - Wayne Blasius
Councilmember - Kelly Callison
Councilmember - Hans Vogel
Councilmember - Jim Dodson
Councilmember - Charles J. Hope, Jr.
Electric Director - Jack Suggs
Finance Director - Janice E. McGinnis
Fire Chief - R. Darryl Kerley
Government Affairs and Information Services Director - Amy S. Fitzgerald
Information Systems Manager - Adam J. Fiscor
Library Director - Kathy E. McNeilly
Mayor Pro-Tem - Ellen Smith
Parks and Recreation Director - Jonathan W. Hetrick
Personnel/Risk Program Manager - Cindi G. Gordon
Police Chief - James T. Akagi
Public Works Director - Shira McWaters
School Superintendent - Bruce Borchers
Senior Administrative Assistant - LaVern H. Meyers
Senior Staff Attorney - Tammy Dunn

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