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City of Knoxville (Knox County)

City County Building
400 Main Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
Phone: (865) 215-2000
Fax: (865) 215-2085
City URL: http://www.cityofknoxville.org
City Email Address:


Governing Body
Meets: Every Other Tuesday
Time: 7:00 PM
Place: City County Building
Office Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Charter for City of Knoxville
Municipal Data
Municipal Court: Yes
2013 Population (Certified by ECD): 178,874
Election Date: 08/07/2014
Grand Division: East
# of Employees: 1600
2010 Population: 178,874
Square Miles: 77.2
Time Zone: Eastern
MTAS Management Consultant
Margaret Norris
Utilities
City:
Other: All services
City Data
County Seat: Yes
Charter Form: Home Rule - 1982
Date of Incorporation: 02/01/1791
Incorporation Act: Private Acts 1791 (not available)
Previous Citations: Private Acts 1794, ch. 13, p. 83; Private Acts 1796, ch. 21, p. 65; Private Acts 1801, ch. 75, p. 171; Private Acts 1815, ch. 202, p. 270; Public Acts 1885, ch. 8, p. 48; Private Acts 1907, ch. 207, p. 755; Private Acts 1909, ch. 589, p. 2048; Private Acts 1911, ch. 498, p. 1406; Private Acts 1923, ch. 412, p. 1483
City Officials

Mayor - Madeline Rogero
Vice Mayor - Nick Pavlis
Assistant City Attorney - Donald Mills
Assistant Engineer - Brent Johnson
City Attorney - Charles Swanson
City Engineer - Steve King
City Judge - John Rosson, Jr.
City Recorder - Cindy Mitchell
Civil Service Director - Vicki Hatfield
Communications Director - William Lyons
Community Development Director - Becky Wade
Community Relations Director - Thomas Strickland
Councilmember - Brenda Palmer
Councilmember - Marshall Stair
Councilmember - Nick Della Volpe
Councilmember - Mark Campen
Councilmember - Finbarr Saunders
Councilmember - Duane Grieve
Councilmember - Daniel T. Brown
Councilmember - George C. Wallace
Court Administrator - Valerie Coleman
Director of Building Inspections - Peter M. Ahrens
Economic Development Director - William Lyons
Finance Director - Jim York
Fire Chief - Stan Sharp
Information Systems Director - Janet Wright
Law Director - Charles Swanson
Parks and Recreation Director - Joe Walsh
Planning Director - Tom Reynolds
Police Chief - David B. Rausch



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