HAMBLEN COUNTY AND MORRISTOWN

BOARDS AND COMMITTEES

 

  • I found a document with Board members here.  Seems like it might be a little out of date.  I’m gonna put those down as a starting point and then update as I continue to attend these meetings.
  • See also my post with some observations of the meetings and how they’re run.

HEALTH COUNCIL

1st Wednesday of the Month – noon.  Via Zoom or at the Health Department.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE JOINT MORRISTOWN-HAMBLEN ECONOMIC & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BOARD

First Monday of the month – 8:30 a.m.  At the Chamber of Commerce building, 825 W. First North Street, Morristown

PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD

Board Members

  • Dr. Alpha Alexander
  • Steve Canter
  • Leah DeCesare
  • Joe Frye
  • Bob Garrett
  • Bobby Haun
  • Randall Jolley
  • Jennifer Laster
  • Paul Lynch
  • Chad McCoige
  • Hank Smith

First Monday of the month – 5:30 p.m..  At the Parks and Rec office, 415 W. Louise Ave, Morristown

CIVIL SERVICE BOARD

Second Tuesday of the month – 11:00 a.m.  City Center Bldg., 100 W. First North Street, Morristown

PLANNING COMMISSION/BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS

15 Mayor Gary Chesney Tenure

11 Councilmember Bob Garrett* Tenure

15 Frank McGuffin (appt 7/18/17) to Fill remainder of K.C. Alvarado’s 3/1/2019 Term (appt 3/3/15) who was filling remainder of Doug Beier’s term

02, 03, 07, 11, 15 Jim Beelaert, Chairman 3/1/19

12, 16 William W. Thompson 3/1/20

15, 17 Jack Kennerly 3/1/21

14, 16 Wanda Neal 3/1/18 to fill unexpired term of Terry Ball 16 Sylvia Hinsley** to fill unexpired term of Teresa Trent 3/1/20

10, 14 Rose Parella ** 3/1/18

Second Tuesday of the month – 4:00 p.m. Morristown City Center Council Chambers, 100 W. First North Street, Morristown

MORRISTOWN TREE BOARD

Board Members

  • Clarence Thompson – Chair
  • Terry Watterson – Vice Chair
  • Terry Rust – Secretary
  • Nicole Cardwell-Hampton
  • Dawn Cantwell
  • Joe Whiteside
  • Al A’Hearn (Also City Council Member)
  • Rick Martin
  • Sonya Rucker
  • Chuck Smith

Advisory Members

  • Steve Neilson
  • Paul Brown
  • Mike Winstead
  • Mike Cupp

Staff Advisor – Kat Morilak

Second Wednesday – noon. Training Room, Morristown City Center, 100 W 1st North St., Morristown

MORRISTOWN-HAMBLEN HUMANE SOCIETY

15 Willie Santana (Mayor or Mayor’s Designee)

15 Stan Eversole (Mayor Appointment)

16 Dr. Ian O’Connor (City Council Appointment)

Second Monday, every other month – 6:30 p.m.  Health Department.

MORRISTOWN HOUSING AUTHORITY

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS:

  • Susie Washington – Chair
  • Pauletta Thomas – Vice Chair
  • Gary Johnson – Commissioner
  • Jerry Isaacs – Commissioner
  • Preston Thompson – Commissioner

Sean Gilbert – Executive Director

Chris Capps – Attorney

Steve Burchett – Finance Director

Sherrie Samples – Public Housing Director

Jeff Green – Operations Director

Third Tuesday of the month – noon. 600 Sulphur Springs Road, Morristown, TN in the John R Johnson Community Room

MORRISTOWN REGIONAL AIRPORT COMMISSION

Commissioners

Dr. Joe Gibson (also a member of the School Board)

I just lucked up on this meeting.  They don’t have a regular schedule for meetings, at least on the Mymorristown events calendar.  Just need to check frequently, but worth attending.  I attended 3/16/22.  Located at: Conference Room at the Morristown Airport located at 5233 Old Highway 11E, Morristown

MORRISTOWN HAMBLEN SOLID WASTE

Third Friday of the month – 9:00 a.m. Hamblen County Health Department, 331 W Main St., Morristown

MORRISTOWN-HAMBLEN LIBRARY BOARD

Board of Trustees

Officers

  • Alpha Alexander – Chair
  • Roxanne Bowen – Vice Chair
  • Teresa Ayers – Secretary
  • Debra Williams – Treasurer

Appointed Trustees

  • David Tilson
  • Elizabeth Campbell
  • Dewayne Nelson
  • Rob Reel
  • Kevin Smith
  • Treva Purkey
  • Kay Senter

Committee Chairs

  • Debra Williams – Finance, Nominating, Public Relations
  • Elizabeth Campbell – Personnel
  • Kay Senter – Policies
  • Kevin Smith – Long Range Planning
  • David Tilson – Building and Grounds
  • Treva Purkey – Purchasing

Board Meeting Agenda

Fourth Tuesday of the month, noon. Community Room at the Library, 417 W Main St., Morristown

AMBULANCE AUTHORITY BOARD OF DIRECTORS (EMS & RESCUE SQUAD)

Board Members

  • Clark Taylor – Chair
  • Teresa Dietz – Secretary
  • Jimmy Peoples – Treasurer
  • Russell Eldridge – Small Business
  • Ralph Williams – Large Industry
  • Mike Gulley – Financial Representative
  • Barry Jarnagin
  • Sonya Johnson
  • Ken Smith
  • Clyde Short
  • Taylor Ward (County Commissioner)

Ex Officio Members

  • Tim Meredith
  • Brian Robinson
  • Stephanie Johnson
  • Jackie Livesay

Management

  • Danny Houseright – Director
  • James Purkey – Deputy Director

Fourth Wednesday of the month – noon.  Rescue Squad bldg.

INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT BOARD

14 Tim Coley 6/30/20

14 Ed Hale 6/30/20

90-14 Jack E. Campbell 6/30/20

02-14 Joel Hice 6/30/20

84-14 Anderson L. Smith 6/30/20

16 David Bivens 6/30/22

04-16 Dr. Dale Lynch 6/30/22

16 Chris Horn 6/30/22

12-16 Marshall Ramsey 6/30/22

16 Roni Snyder 6/30/22

82-12 R. Jack Fishman, Ch. 6/30/18

99-12 James Craine 6/30/18

12 Rosemary Moody 6/30/18

14 Raul Rangel 6/30/18 to fill unexpired term of Jennifer Schuchart 7/14 who was filling unexpired term of Steve Amos (7/10)

06-12 Joe Swann 6/30/18

I missed a special called meeting on 3/25.  Looks like they don’t have a regular schedule.  Need to check the My Morristown Events calendar

HAMBLEN COUNTY EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS BOARD

I missed a called meeting on 2/25/22.  They don’t have a recurring meeting date and time on the My Morristown Events Calendar.  They meet in the Training Room of the City Center and the meeting was at 8:00 a.m.

LAKEWAY AREA METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION PLANNING ORGANIZATION (LAMPTO) EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING

Rich DesGroseilliers – MTPO Coordinator

The LAMPTO Executive Board meets at the Jefferson City Municipal Building at 112 City Center Drive in Jefferson City, TN. 

MORRISTOWN UTILITIES COMMISSION

Fourth Thursday of the month – 10:30 a.m. 433 W. 1st North Street, Morristown

HAMBLEN COUNTY COMMUNITY ADVISORY BOARD

First Thursday of the month – 1 p.m., Zoom

HAMBLEN COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION

Second Tuesday of the month – 5:15 p.m. 3373 Herbert Harville Dr., Morristown

LOCAL EMERGENCY PLANNING COMMITTEE (LEPC)

Second Tuesday of the month – noon. Walters State.

BOARD OF EQUALIZATION

The Assessor is also the point of contact for the Board of Equalization, which hears appraisal appeals from County residents or property owners as to the assessed value of land, buildings, etc. for tax purposes. The Board of Equalization is made up of five members who are appointed by the County Commission . The Board is first appointed for a two-year term, which then is extended until they expire. The Board meets once per year, beginning on June 1st of each year.