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

Larry Livingston - Budget Manager, Tawana Mann - Bookkeeper

Larry Livingston – Budget Manager, Tawana Mann – Bookkeeper

Financial Status

1. Haywood County Debt Management Policy
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2. Report of the Director of the Office of State and Local Finance Concerning the Proposed Issuance of General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2015
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Haywood Financial

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 (2010-2014)

District I

Dell Phillips

Contact info forthcoming

Janice RogersJanice Rogers

911 North Lafayette Avenue
Brownsville, TN. 38012
C 443-0658
EDUCATION, PUBLIC SAFETY Committees

District II

Alan King_1Allen King

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

Richard Jameson_1Richard Jameson

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

District III

Robert Green_1Robert T. Green

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

Sheronda Green

905 E. Jefferson St.
Brownsville, TN 38012
BUDGET Committee

District IV

Allan O’Quinn

PUBLIC SAFETY Committee

 

Jerry Smith_1Jerry Smith

120 College Hill Villages
Brownsville, TN 38012

H 772-0726 W 734-2530 C 413-6698
PUBLIC SAFETY Committee

 

District V

Wally-EubanksWally Eubanks

294 Eubanks Road
Brownsville, TN 38012

H 772-5486; C 267-0196
EDUCATION, BUDGET Committees

John-GormanJohn P. Gorman, Jr.

392 John Gorman Road
Brownsville, TN 38012

H 772-4450; C 901-409-4127
SOLID WASTE, PLANNING Committees


District VI

Link Carlton

Brownsville, TN 38012
PLANNING Committee

 

Becky-BoothBecky Booth

1592 Albert Booth Road
Bells, TN 38006

H 772-0246
EDUCATION, PLANNING Committees

District VII

Larry G. Stanley

7357 Mercer Road
Brownsville, TN 38012

H 772-4904, 772-2124; C 780-8097
BUDGET, SOLID WASTE Committees

 

James Morgan

1885 Hubert Barcroft Rd.
Brownsville, TN 38012

SOLID WASTE Committee

 

District VIII

Jeffery Richmond, County CommissionerJefferey Richmond

783 Douglas Loop
Stanton, TN 38069

H 548-2359; C 780-0239
BUDGET, PUBLIC SAFETY, Committees

 

Marjorie VaulxMarjorie Vaulx

1482 Qualls Road
Stanton, TN 38069

H 731-772-9188
EDUCATION, SOLID WASTE Committees


District IX

freddy-smithFreddy O Smith

7030 Shaw Chapel Rd.
Brownsville, TN 38012
PUBLIC SAFETY Committee

Leonard-JonesLeonard Jones, Jr.

663 Bond Ferry Road
Brownsville, TN 38012

H 772-0440; C 780-2203
BUDGET, SOLID WASTE Committees


District IX

joe-barden-IVJoe Barden IV

120 Cannon Dr.
Brownsville, TN 38012
SOLID WASTE Committee


Joe Stephens_1Joe 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 – elected 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