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City of Paris ( Henry )

100 N. Caldwell
Paris, TN 38242
(731) 641-1402
Fax:(731) 641-1424
http://www.paristn.gov

General Information

Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Utilities

City Utilities: 
Electric
Garbage
Sewer
Water

Municipal Statistics

County: 
Henry
2020 Population
Next Election:
11-01-2022
Number of Employees: 
116
Grand Division: 
West
2010 Population
Time Zone: 
Central

Meeting Information

Meeting Day: 
1st Thursday
Meeting Time: 
5:00 PM
Meeting Place: 
City Hall

Municipal Data

Charter: 
General Law Manager-Commission (TCA 6-18-101 et seq.)
Date of Incorporation: 
02/01/1849
Charter File: 
Incorporation Act: 
Acts 1849-50, ch. 15, sec. 18, p. 33
Previous Charter Citations: 
Private Acts 1891, ch. 69, p. 166; Private Acts 1897, ch. 209, p. 429; Acts 1903, ch. 161, p. 356; Private Acts 1921, ch. 528, p. 1652, General Law Manager-Commission (TCA 6-18-101 et seq.), 1946

Governing Body and Staff

Governing Body
Mayor Mr. Carlton Gerrell (731) 641-1402
cgerrell@cityofparistn.gov
Vice Mayor Ms. Jacqueline "Jackie" Jones (731) 641-1402
jrjones355@gmail.com
Commissioner Mr. John Ethridge (731) 641-1402
jhe913@gmail.com
Commissioner Mr. Gayle Griffith (731) 641-1402
ginnyggg@charter.net
Commissioner Mr. Samuel Tharpe (731) 641-1402
tharsg@charter.net
Staff
Administrative Assistant Ms. Jessica Crouch (731) 641-1402
jcrouch@cityofparistn.gov
Animal Control Officer Mr. Mark Mead (731) 642-5024
Building & Codes Director Mr. Lowell Schrader (731) 641-1409
lschrader@cityofparistn.gov
City Court Clerk Ms. Jinny Pritchett (731) 642-2424
jpritchett@cityofparistn.gov
City Judge Mr. Hansel McCadems (731) 642-5172
City Manager Ms. Kim Foster (731) 641-1402
kfoster@cityofparistn.gov
City Recorder, Finance Director Ms. Traci Shannon (731) 641-1406
tshannon@cityofparistn.gov
Fire Chief Mr. Michael Williams, Sr. (731) 641-1402
mwilliams@cityofparistn.gov
Landfill Supervisor, Solid Waste Manager Mr. Bobby Swayne (731) 644-1737
bswayne@cityofparistn.gov
Parks and Recreation Director Mr. Tony Lawrence (731) 644-2517
tony.lawrence@parisssd.org
Planning and Codes Director Ms. Jennifer Morris (731) 641-1410
jmorris@cityofparistn.gov
Police Chief Mr. Ricky Watson (731) 642-2424
rwatson@cityofparistn.gov
Public Works Director Mr. Phillip Jessie, Jr. (731) 641-1483
phillip.jessie56@gmail.com
Utilities Manager Mr. Terry Wimberley (731) 642-5691
Attorney
City Attorney Mr. Fred McLean (731) 642-3273
tina@mcleanlaw.us

MTAS Consultants

Fire: Dennis Wolf (901) 579-9247
Finance: Kay Stegall (731) 641-4157
HR: Peter Voss (731) 425-4781
Mgmt: Dana Deem (731) 212-4730
Police: David Moore (731) 327-6387
PW: John Chlarson (731) 425-4785
Training: Yolanda Dillard (901) 410-5386

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