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City of Paris (Henry County)

P. O. Box 970
Paris, TN 38242
Phone: (731) 641-1402
Fax: (731) 641-1424
City URL: http://www.cityofparistn.gov
City Email Address: cityofparis@cityofparistn.gov


Governing Body
Meets: 1st Thursday
Time: 6:00 PM
Place: City Hall
Office Hours
Mon-Fri 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Charter for City of Paris
Municipal Data
Municipal Court: Yes
2013 Population (Certified by TNECD): 10,156
Election Date: 11/04/2014
Grand Division: West
# of Employees: 116
2010 Population: 10,156
Square Miles: 8.6
Time Zone: Central
MTAS Management Consultant
Dana Deem
Utilities
City: Electric, Water, Sewer, Garbage
Other: Gas, Cable
City Data
County Seat: Yes
Charter Form: General Law Manager-Commission (TCA 6-18-101 et seq.)
Date of Incorporation: 02/01/1849 12:00:00 AM
Incorporation Act: Acts 1849-50, ch. 15, sec. 18, p. 33
Previous Citations: Private Acts 1891, ch. 69, p. 166; Private Acts 1897, ch. 209, p. 429; Acts 1903, ch. 161, p. 356; Private Acts 1921, ch. 528, p. 1652, General Law Manager-Commission (TCA 6-18-101 et seq.), 1946
City Officials

Mayor - Sam Tharpe
Vice Mayor - Gayle Griffith
Commissioner - Carlton Gerrell
Commissioner - Terry Fuller
Commissioner - Pete Lackey
Administrative Assistant - Willette Ray
Building Inspector - Mike Brown
City Attorney - Fred McLean
City Court Clerk - Jinny Pritchett
City Judge - David Hessing
City Manager - Carl Holder
City Recorder - Kim Foster
Community Development Director - Jennifer Morris
Finance Director - Kim Foster
Fire Chief - Michael Williams, Sr.
Parks and Recreation Director - Tony Lawrence
Police Chief - Charles Elizondo
Public Works Director - Phillip Jessie, Jr.
Solid Waste Manager - Johnny Berry
Utility Manager - John Etheridge
Wastewater Manager - Terry Wimberley
Water Manager - Terry Wimberley



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