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Town of Tazewell (Claiborne County)

1830 Main Street
P. O. Box 206
Tazewell, TN 37879-0206
Phone: (423) 626-5104
Fax: (423) 626-0075
City Email Address: townoftazewell@centurytel.net


Governing Body
Meets: 2nd Tuesday
Time: 7:30 PM
Place: Town Hall
Office Hours
Mon-Fri 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Closed 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM for lunch


Charter for Town of Tazewell
Municipal Data
Municipal Court: Yes
2013 Population (Certified by TNECD): 2,221
Election Date: 11/08/2016
Grand Division: East
# of Employees: 12
2010 Population: 2,218
Square Miles: 4.4
Time Zone: Eastern
MTAS Management Consultant
Margaret Norris
Utilities
City: Garbage
Other: Electric, Water, Sewer, Gas
City Data
County Seat: Yes
Charter Form: General Law Mayor-Aldermanic (TCA 6-1-101 et seq.)
Date of Incorporation: 02/01/1801 12:00:00 AM
Incorporation Act: Private Acts 1801, ch. 46, p. 115
Previous Citations: Private Acts 1830, ch. 207, p. 166; Private Acts 1843-44, ch. 8, p. 9; Private Acts 1853-54, ch. 4, sec. 11, p. 30; Private Acts 1907, ch. 407, p. 1378; Private Acts 1915, ch. 628, p. 1993, General Law Mayor-Aldermanic (TCA 6-1-101 et seq.), 1954
City Officials

Mayor - Wayne Jessie
Alderman - Benny Enix
Alderman - Dorothy Patterson
Alderman - Betsy Shoffner
Alderman - Riley DeBusk
Alderman - Patrick Hurley
Alderman - Don Smith
Bookkeeper - Lil Justice
City Attorney - David Stanifer
City Court Clerk - Judy Buchanan
City Judge - David Bunch
City Recorder - Diane Widner
Fire Chief - Josh Miracle
Planning Commission Chairman - Craig Whitaker
Police Chief - Mark Lamb



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