Haywood County County Government

County Government

County Government

Haywood County Government
1 W. Washington
Brownsville, TN 38012
731-772-1432

County Mayor, A. Franklin Smith

franklinsmithA Haywood County native, Mayor Smith graduated from Haywood High School.

He holds a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Memphis, and has also graduated from the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy, the University of Tennessee Local Government Leadership Program, the University of Tennessee at Martin WestStar Leadership Program and the University of Tennessee Certified Public Administrator program.

He worked with the Haywood County Youth Services Office from 1974 through 1979, The Richards Agency in Brownsville from 1979 to August 1986, and as the elected Haywood County Executive from September 1986 through August 1999.

From September 1999 to November 2004 he served as the Executive Director of the Southwest Human Resource Agency in Henderson, Tennessee, and as Haywood County Mayor again since December 2004. He was re-elected to serve another four-year term in August 2006 and again in August 2010.

Memberships:

  • West Tennessee River Basin Authority – Chairman
  • Southwest Human Resource Agency – Board Member
  • Southwest Development District – Vice-Chairman
  • Tennessee Association of County Mayors – 1st Vice-President
  • Brownsville Rotary Club – Member and Past President
  • Brownsville-Haywood County YMCA – Past President
  • Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse – Board Member and Past President
  • Christ Episcopal Church – Brownsville, Tennessee

 

Honors:

  • Brownsville-Haywood County Chamber of Commerce 1999 Man of the Year
  • Rotary Foundation Paul Harris Fellow
Administrative Assistant Tonja Stocking-Hines

Administrative Assistant
Tonja Stocking-Hines

rachel ellington budget director

Rachel Ellington, Budget Director

Tawanna Mann, Bookkeeper

County Legislative Body

  • Twenty-member County Commission
  • 10 Districts (2 members per district) elected for four-year terms
  • County Mayor currently serves as Chairman of the Commission
  • Chairman elected annually by commission members

Haywood County Commissioners (2014-2018)

District 1


Position 1
Dell Phillips

489 Houston St.
Brownsville, TN 38012

Janice Rogers
Position 2
Janice Rogers

911 North Lafayette Avenue
Brownsville, TN. 38012
C 443-0658

EDUCATION, PUBLIC SAFETY Committees

District 2

Alan King_1
Position 1
Allen King

2695 Highway 54 North
Brownsville, TN. 38012
H 772-9681 C 780-3250

Richard Jameson_1
Position 2
Richard Jameson

P.O. Box 27
Brownsville, TN 38012
H 772-1430 C 780-0622

SOLID WASTE Committee

District 3

Robert Green_1
Position 1
Robert T. Green

1232 Morrich Avenue
Brownsville, TN 38012
H 772-3192; C 780-0717
W 772-4140 OR 772-3310

BUDGET Committee


Position 2
Sheronda Green

905 E. Jefferson St.
Brownsville, TN 38012

BUDGET Committee

District 4


Position 1
Alan O’Quin

625 Key Corner St.
Brownsville, TN 38012

PUBLIC SAFETY Committee

Jerry Smith_1
Position 2
Jerry Smith

120 College Hill Villages
Brownsville, TN 38012
H 772-0726 W 734-2530 C 413-6698

PUBLIC SAFETY Committee

District 5

Wally-Eubanks
Position 1
Wally Eubanks

294 Eubanks Road
Brownsville, TN 38012
H 772-5486; C 267-0196

EDUCATION, BUDGET Committees

John-Gorman
Position 2
John P. Gorman, Jr.

392 John Gorman Road
Brownsville, TN 38012
H 772-4450; C 901-409-4127

SOLID WASTE, PLANNING Committees

 

District 6


Position 1
Link Carlton

1005 Allen Station Rd.
Brownsville, TN 38012

PLANNING Committee

Becky-Booth
Position 2
Becky Booth

1592 Albert Booth Road
Bells, TN 38006
H 772-0246

EDUCATION, PLANNING Committees

District 7


Position 1
Larry G. Stanley

7357 Mercer Road
Brownsville, TN 38012
H 772-4904, 772-2124; C 780-8097

BUDGET, SOLID WASTE Committees


Position 2
James Morgan

1885 Hubert Barcroft Rd.
Brownsville, TN 38012

SOLID WASTE Committee

District 8

Jeffery Richmond, County Commissioner
Position 1
Jeffery Richmond

783 Douglas Loop
Stanton, TN 38069
H 548-2359; C 780-0239

BUDGET, PUBLIC SAFETY, Committees

Marjorie Vaulx
Position 2
Marjorie Vaulx

1482 Qualls Road
Stanton, TN 38069
H 731-772-9188

EDUCATION, SOLID WASTE Committees

 

District 9

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Position 1
Freddy O Smith

7030 Shaw Chapel Rd.
Brownsville, TN 38012

PUBLIC SAFETY Committee

Leonard-Jones
Position 2
Leonard Jones, Jr.

663 Bond Ferry Road
Brownsville, TN 38012
H 772-0440; C 780-2203

BUDGET, SOLID WASTE Committees

District 10

joe-barden-IV
Position 1
Joe Barden IV

120 Cannon Dr.
Brownsville, TN 38012

SOLID WASTE Committee

Joe Stephens_1
Position 2
Joe Stephens

665 Joe Stephens Road
Ripley, TN 38063
W 772-1121; C 780-2260

BUDGET, 911 Committees

Elected and Appointed County Officials

  • County Clerk: Serves as clerk (secretary) for the county commission elected for four-year terms.
  • Trustee: Collects taxes and fees and invests county funds elected for a four-year term
  • Register: Records all deeds and trust deeds for real property elected for a four-year term
  • Clerk and Master: Clerk for Chancery and Probate Courts Appointed for a six-year term
  • Circuit Court Clerk: Clerk for Circuit Court, General Sessions Court and Juvenile Court for a four-year term
  • Property Assessor: Assesses all real and personal property elected for a four-year term
  • Sheriff: Chief law enforcement officer, Operates county jail elected for a four-year term
  • Election Registrar: Officer for all elections Appointed by the County Election Commission
  • Highway Superintendent: Maintains county roads appointed for a four-year term by the Highway Commission
  • Highway Commission: Sets policy for county roads – five members elected by district residents for four-year terms
  • Director of Schools: Appointed by the Haywood County School Board CEO of county schools
  • School Board: Sets policy for county schools five-member board elected for four-year terms
  • Planning Commission: In charge of zoning for all unincorporated areas of county Nine-member board appointed by County Commission for four-year terms