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Jackson Sidewalk Letter
General (Created: 07/15/2004; Reviewed: June 14, 2017 )

MTAS was asked several questions about sidewalks: Are developers required to install sidewalks in new residential developments? Who pays for sidewalk construction in established neighborhoods? Who pays for sidewalk repairs?
Jake Brake Noise
General (Created: 12/01/2004; Reviewed: April 5, 2010 )

MTAS was asked about regulating the excessive noise from so called 'Jake Brakes' on large trucks along a state route .
Janitor
Job Description (Created: 09/27/2002; Reviewed: May 3, 2017 )

Job description for the position of Janitor.
Jasper Employee Handbook
General (Created: 06/28/2004; Reviewed: September 23, 2010 )

An employee handbook for the Town of Jasper.
Jeopardy Game for Council Orientation
General (Created: 05/09/2007; Reviewed: June 19, 2017 )

An orientation activity developed for Blaine.
Job Analysis
General (Created: 02/17/2016; Reviewed: May 3, 2017 )

MTAS provided information for a job analysis observation audit.
Job Analysis Questionnaire
Job Description (Created: 08/24/2001; Reviewed: May 3, 2017 )

Questionnaire used to define jobs, based on equipment used, essential functions, activities performed, supervisory responsibilities, qualifications, and knowledge required.
Job Description Form
Job Description (Created: 08/24/2001; Reviewed: May 3, 2017 )

Short form used to describe jobs, taking into consideration equipment used, essential functions, activities performed, knowledge required, and qualifications.
Job Protection for City's Employees
Legal Opinion (Created: 04/22/1992; Reviewed: May 30, 2017 )

MTAS was asked what legal right do city employees have to continued employment under a newly-elected board of mayor and aldermen.
Johnson City Animal Shelter Director Comparisons
Survey (Created: 10/15/2015; Reviewed: May 30, 2017 )

MTAS collected salary, jurisdiction, and departmental information for the position of animal shelter director from seven Tennessee cities.
Johnson City Assessment Center: Fire Chief
(Created: 04/22/2003; Reviewed: May 16, 2017 )

MTAS was asked to help develop procedures to be used in the selection of a Fire Chief within the city's fire department.
Johnson City Pay Plan Comparison Research
Survey (Created: 12/03/2014; Reviewed: May 9, 2017 )

MTAS was asked about the pay practices of other cities similar in size to Johnson City.
Johnson City Sanitation Drivers Turnover Analysis
(Created: 11/12/2015; Reviewed: March 29, 2017 )

MTAS examined the turnover rate of sanitation drivers and made recommendations for reducing turnover.
Johnson City Schools and City Facility Maintenance Study
(Created: 06/25/2010; Reviewed: April 21, 2017 )

This project investigates the costs of city, parks and recreation and schools facility maintenance costs and makes recommendations on improving costs and service.
Johnson City Senior Citizens Center Study
(Created: 04/30/2008; Reviewed: June 21, 2017 )

MTAS was asked to study the operations of the Johnson City Senior Citizens Center.
Johnson City: Structure of Leisure Services Review 2005
(Created: 04/11/2005; Reviewed: May 30, 2017 )

The purpose of the study was to identify possible areas of improvement in the structural arrangement of leisure services.
Joint Economic and Community Development Boards
General (Created: 11/04/2015; Reviewed: May 9, 2017 )

MTAS provided information on joint economic and community development boards, including their creation, representatives, funding.
Joint Economic Development Boards Must Comply with Requirements of Public Chapter 1101
(Created: 12/03/2003; Reviewed: January 20, 2006 )

By July 1, 2004, every local government applying for a state grant administered by ECD must provide records that document a minimum of four board meetings and eight executive committee meetings were held during the previous 12 months.
Joint Economic Development Boards Must Comply with Requirements of Public Chapter 1101
(Created: 04/24/2007; Reviewed: April 24, 2007 )

The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD) will not approve grants for entities not in compliance with the requirements of Public Chapter 1101.
Joint Economic Development Boards Must Comply with Requirements of Public Chapter 1101
(Created: 04/16/2008; Reviewed: May 21, 2009 )

The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD) will not approve grants for entities not in compliance with the requirements of Public Chapter 1101.
Joint Economic Development Boards Must Comply with Requirements of Public Chapter 1101 (2009)
(Created: 05/27/2009; Reviewed: May 27, 2009 )

The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD) will not approve grants for entities not in compliance with the requirements of Public Chapter 1101.
Joint Industrial Development Corporation with the City and County
Legal Opinion (Created: 01/05/1993; Reviewed: May 9, 2017 )

MTAS was asked whether the City can enter into a Joint Industrial Development Corporation with the County.
Judge Interim Appointment
General (Created: 11/24/2014; Reviewed: June 26, 2017 )

MTAS was asked about an upcoming leave of absence of the town judge on a planned one-year sabbatical.
Judge's Oath of Office
Form (Created: 08/27/2014; Reviewed: June 26, 2017 )

MTAS provided information about Tennessee law on the taking and administration of the oath of office by newly elected judges.
Judges' and Mayors' Authority to Perform Marriages
Legal Opinion (Created: 12/02/1999; Reviewed: June 26, 2017 )

MTAS was asked who has the authority to solemnize/perform marriages.
Junior Programmer AS/400
Job Description (Created: 09/24/2002; Reviewed: February 24, 2010 )

Job description for the position of Junior Programmer on an AS/400 computer.
Junior Programmer LAN
Job Description (Created: 09/24/2002; Reviewed: February 24, 2010 )

Job description for a Junior Programmer LAN.
Junked Car Notice
Form (Created: 08/09/2004; Reviewed: June 11, 2017 )

MTAS was asked to create a standardized notice to be used to deal with violators of the city's junked car ordinance.
Jurisdiction and Powers of Boards
Legal Opinion (Created: 10/07/1998; Reviewed: March 19, 2010 )

MTAS was asked to submit a short outline of the powers and authority of the planning commission, city council, and board of zoning appeals.
Jurisdiction of Juvenile Court Judge and Skateboarding as a Traffic Violation
Legal Opinion (Created: 03/10/2006; Reviewed: June 26, 2017 )

MTAS was asked what options the juvenile court judge has relative to disposing juvenile traffic cases and whether skateboarding in public ways other than highways and streets is a traffic violation.
Jurisdiction of Municipal Court
Legal Opinion (Created: 02/18/2003; Reviewed: June 26, 2017 )

MTAS was asked several questions about the jurisdiction of a municipal court, its ability to punish offenders for failure to appear, and additional costs imposed on misdemeanor cases.
Jurisdiction of Municipal Court to Hear Juvenile Traffic Violation Cases
Legal Opinion (Created: 04/06/1993; Reviewed: April 5, 2006 )

MTAS was asked whether the municipal court has jurisdiction to hear juvenile traffic violation cases.
Jury Trials
Legal Opinion (Created: 11/26/2003; Reviewed: June 26, 2017 )

MTAS was asked whether jury trials may be held by the Muncipal Court.
Juvenile Curfew
Legal Opinion (Created: 08/04/2009; Reviewed: May 9, 2017 )

MTAS was asked about the legality of a certain juvenile curfew ordinance.

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