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Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS)


Reference Number: MTAS-271
Reviewed Date: 08/14/2023

Cities are authorized to purchase and maintain forestry land under regulations approved by the state forester. The governing body may act after a two-week public notice that such a purchase is being considered. Controlling the land’s use and disposing of income from it are responsibilities vested in the governing body. T.C.A. §§ 11-23-101–105.