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City of Benton ( Polk )

6496 HWY 411 North
Benton, TN 37307
(423) 338-5733
Fax:(423) 338-0544

General Information

Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Utilities

City Utilities: 
Garbage
Sewer
Water

Municipal Statistics

County: 
Polk
2020 Population
Next Election:
11-12-2020
Number of Employees: 
16
Grand Division: 
East
2010 Population
Time Zone: 
Eastern

Meeting Information

Meeting Day: 
1st Monday
Meeting Time: 
10:00 AM
Meeting Place: 
Benton Municipal Building

Municipal Data

Charter: 
Private Acts 1988, ch. 204, p. 143
Date of Incorporation: 
11/01/1915
Charter File: 
Incorporation Act: 
Private Acts 1915, ch. 331, p. 1161
Previous Charter Citations: 
Private Acts 1951, ch. 417, p. 1182

Governing Body and Staff

Governing Body
Mayor Mr. Joe Jenkins (423) 338-5733
Commissioner Mr. Garry McDonald (423) 338-5733
gmc338@icoud.com
Commissioner Mr. Ryan Qualls (423) 338-5733
Staff
City Court Clerk Ms. Sanna German (423) 338-5733
clerk@cityofbentontn.com
City Judge Mr. David Calfee (423) 338-5733
City Recorder, Human Resources Director Ms. Debbie Swigert (423) 338-5733
recorder@cityofbentontn.com
Police Chief Mr. William King (423) 338-5733
Wastewater Manager, Water Manager Mr. Joe Jenkins (423) 338-5733
Attorney
City Attorney Mr. Eric Brooks (423) 496-5141

MTAS Consultants

Fire: Steve Cross (615) 532-7108
Finance: Brad Harris (423) 718-0797
HR: Betsy Cunningham (865) 974-6689
Mgmt: Honna Rogers (423) 756-3925
Police: Rex Barton (423) 506-0402
PW: Sharon Rollins (865) 974-0416
Training: Johanna Owenby (865) 974-9858

*Population figure provided by the State of Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, Center for Economic Research in Tennessee (CERT) and updated annually.