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Town of Tazewell ( Claiborne )

1830 Main Street
Tazewell, TN 37879
(423) 626-5104

General Information

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

Utilities

City Utilities: 
Garbage

Municipal Statistics

County: 
Claiborne
2020 Population
Next Election:
11-02-2021
Number of Employees: 
14
Grand Division: 
East
2010 Population
Time Zone: 
Eastern

Meeting Information

Meeting Day: 
2nd Tuesday
Meeting Time: 
6:30 PM
Meeting Place: 
Town Hall

Municipal Data

Charter: 
General Law Mayor-Aldermanic (TCA 6-1-101 et seq.)
Date of Incorporation: 
02/01/1801
Charter File: 
Incorporation Act: 
Private Acts 1801, ch. 46, p. 115
Previous Charter Citations: 
Private Acts 1830, ch. 207, p. 166; Private Acts 1843-44, ch. 8, p. 9; Private Acts 1853-54, ch. 4, sec. 11, p. 30; Private Acts 1907, ch. 407, p. 1378; Private Acts 1915, ch. 628, p. 1993, General Law Mayor-Aldermanic (TCA 6-1-101 et seq.), 1954

Governing Body and Staff

Governing Body
Mayor Mr. Bill Fannon (423) 626-5104
Vice Mayor Ms. Betsy Shoffner (423) 626-5104
Alderman Ms. Jo-Ann Bunch (423) 626-5104
Alderman Mr. Rusty DeBusk (423) 626-5104
Alderman Mr. Patrick Hurley (423) 626-5104
Alderman Mr. Johnny Ramsey (423) 626-5104
Alderman Mr. Don Smith (423) 626-5104
Staff
Bookkeeper Ms. Lil Justice (423) 626-5104
townoftazewell@centurytel.net
Building Official Mr. Baron Kennedy (423) 626-5104
City Court Clerk Ms. Judy Buchanan (423) 626-5104
tazewellcourtclerk@townoftazewell.com
City Judge Mr. David Bunch (423) 626-5104
City Recorder, CMFO Mrs. Robin Sorke (423) 626-5104
tazewellrecorder@townoftazewell.com
Planning Commission Chairman Mr. Gary Johnson (423) 626-5104
Police Chief Mr. Jeremy Myers (423) 626-5104
tazewellpolice101@townoftazewell.com
Attorney
City Attorney Mr. David Stanifer (423) 626-7223

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: VACANT (865) 974-0411
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.