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City of Newport ( Cocke )

P.O. Box 370
Newport, TN 37822-0370
(423) 623-7323
Fax:(423) 623-7098
http://www.cityofnewport-tn.com

General Information

Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Utilities

City Utilities: 
Electric
Garbage
Sewer
Water

Municipal Statistics

County: 
Cocke
2020 Population
Next Election:
08-07-2018
Number of Employees: 
118
Grand Division: 
East
2010 Population
Time Zone: 
Eastern

Meeting Information

Meeting Day: 
2nd Tuesday
Meeting Time: 
5:45 PM
Meeting Place: 
City Hall

Municipal Data

Charter: 
Private Acts 2005, ch. 76
Date of Incorporation: 
02/01/1799
Charter File: 
Incorporation Act: 
Acts 1799, ch. 32, p. 80
Previous Charter Citations: 
Acts 1855-56, ch. 163, sec. 17, p. 252; Private Acts 1903, ch. 104, p. 193

Governing Body and Staff

Staff
Animal Control Officer Ms. Lisa Layman (423) 623-1010
Building Inspector Mr. Mark Robinson (423) 623-7323 Ext. 223
buildingofficial@newporttn.org
City Administrator Mr. James Finchum (423) 623-5556
jdfinchum@charterinternet.com
City Judge Ms. Brittany Wild Vick (423) 623-3960
brittany@wildvicklaw.com
Deputy City Recorder Ms. Regina Thornton (423) 623-7323
thornton.re@newporttn.org
Finance Clerk, City Court Clerk Ms. Tiffany Ball (423) 623-7323
Finance Director, City Recorder Ms. Christina Matthews (423) 623-7323
tinam@newporttn.org
Fire Chief Mr. Jeremy Shelton (423) 613-4047
jshelton@newporttn.org
Front Desk Clerk Ms. Sara Johnson (423) 623-7323
Human Resources Director, Risk Management Director Ms. Missy Masoner (423) 623-7323
missym@newporttn.org
Parks and Recreation Director Mr. Tim Dockery (423) 623-7304
tdoc@newporttn.org
Planning Director Mr. Gary Carver (423) 623-7323 Ext. 222
carver@newporttn.org
Police Chief Mr. Maurice Shults (423) 623-5556
chiefshults@pdnewport.org
Recycling Director Mr. JR Rathbone (423) 625-3850
Street Superintendent Mr. Ben Hicks (423) 623-5246
Attorney
City Attorney Mr. Terry E. Hurst (423) 623-1573

MTAS Consultants

Fire: Steve Cross (615) 532-7108
Finance: Travis Bishop (423) 435-9662
HR: Betsy Cunningham (865) 974-6689
Mgmt: Pat Hardy (423) 854-9882
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.