Municipal Technical Advisory Service - City Information

City of Germantown (Shelby County)

1930 South Germantown Rd
Germantown, TN 38138
Phone: (901) 757-7200
Fax: (901) 757-7292
City URL:
City Email Address:

Governing Body
Meets: 2nd and 4th Monday
Time: 6:00 PM
Place: Municipal Center
Office Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Charter for City of Germantown
Municipal Data
Municipal Court: Yes
2017 Population (Certified by TNECD): 40,123
Election Date: 11/06/2018
Grand Division: West
# of Employees: 391
2010 Population: 38,844
Square Miles: 19.8
Time Zone: Central
MTAS Management Consultant
Ronnie Neill
City: Water
Other: Gas, Garbage, Sewer, Electric
City Data
County Seat: No
Charter Form: Private Acts 1985, ch. 87, p. 199
Year of Incorporation: 1841
Incorporation Act: Private Acts 1840-41, ch. 30, sec. 12, p. 29
Previous Citations: Private Acts 1909, ch. 550, p. 1456; Private Acts 1974, ch. 329, p. 626
City Officials

Mayor - Mike Palazzolo
Alderman - Mary Anne Gibson
Alderman - Forrest Owens
Alderman - Rocky Janda
Alderman - John Barzizza
Alderman - Dean Massey
Application Support Analyst - Jack Applegate
Assistant City Administrator - Jason Huisman
Assistant Public Works Director - Bruce Tillman
Assistant to City Administrator - Stacey Ewell
Chief Construction Inspector - Bob Joralemon
City Administrator - Patrick J. Lawton
City Attorney - David Harris
City Clerk/Recorder - Michele Betty
City Court Clerk - Billy Price
City Engineer - Tim Gwaltney
City Judge - Raymond S. Clift
City Judge - Robert M. Brannon, Jr.
Director of Information Technology - Tony Fischer
Economic & Community Development Director - Cameron Ross
Emergency Management Director - John Selberg
Executive Assistant - Leslie Acerra
Finance Director - Paul Turner
Fire Chief - John Selberg
General Services Director - Reynold Douglas
Human Resources Director - Stephen Wilensky
Neighborhood Services Manager - Joe Nunes
Network/Server Administrator - Justin Duncan
Parks and Recreation Director - Pam Beasley
Planning Division Manager - Sheila Pounder

MTAS: Promoting better city government through direct assistance to city officials and their associations