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City of Cookeville ( Putnam )

45 East Broad Street, P.O. Box 998
Cookeville, TN 38501-0998
(931) 520-5241
Fax:(931) 526-4897
http://www.cookeville-tn.gov

General Information

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

Utilities

Municipal Statistics

County: 
Putnam
2019 Population
Next Election:
08-07-2018
Number of Employees: 
496
Grand Division: 
Middle
2010 Population
Time Zone: 
Central

Meeting Information

Meeting Day: 
1st and 3rd Thursday
Meeting Time: 
5:30 PM
Meeting Place: 
Municipal Building

Municipal Data

Charter: 
Private Acts 1961, ch. 223, p. 763
Date of Incorporation: 
12/01/1903
Charter File: 
Incorporation Act: 
Private Acts 1903, ch. 542, p. 1433
Previous Charter Citations: 
Private Acts 1917, ch. 706, p. 2180

Governing Body and Staff

Staff
Administrative Assistant Ms. Tracy Johnson (931) 520-5241
tracy@cookeville-tn.gov
City Judge Mr. David Ledbetter (931) 526-6131
City Manager Mr. James Mills (931) 520-5240
jam@cookeville-tn.gov
Code Enforcement Officer Mr. Mark Loftis (931) 526-9591
Codes Department Director Mr. Jeff Littrell (931) 520-5207
jcl@cookeville-tn.gov
Court Clerk Ms. Chasity Hix (931) 520-5254
chix@cookeville-tn.gov
Director of Planning Mr. Jonathan Ward (931) 520-5238
jward@cookeville-tn.gov
Director of Schools Mr. Corby King (931) 520-9777
kingc11@pcsstn.com
Economic & Community Development Coordinator Ms. Melinda Keifer (931) 520-5226
mkeifer@cookeville-tn.gov
Emergency Management Director Mr. Tyler Smith (931) 528-7575
Human Resources Director Mr. Carl Sells (931) 520-5256
csells@cookeville-tn.gov
Interim Fire Chief Mr. Benton Young (931) 520-5236
Library Director Mr. Phil Schaller (931) 520-2416
Police Chief Mr. Randy Evans (931) 520-5266
Public Works Director Mr. Greg A. Brown (931) 520-5247
gbrown@cookeville-tn.gov
Wastewater Manager, Water Manager Mr. Ronnie Kelly (931) 520-5259
rjk@cookeville-tn.gov
Attorney
City Attorney Mr. Dan Rader (931) 526-3311
danrader@moorerader.com

MTAS Consultants

Fire: Steve Cross (615) 532-7108
Finance: Cassie Wheeler (615) 467-6155
HR: John Grubbs (615) 532-2588
Mgmt: Warren Nevad (865) 974-9839
Police: Rex Barton (423) 506-0402
PW: Sharon Rollins (865) 974-0416
Training: Sarah Curtis (615) 253-6385

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