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City Council

The Agenda for the meeting is available online Friday before the meeting. The Meeting Minutes indicating the action taken by City Council on each item are available online Thursday following the meeting.

To sign up to speak concerning any item on the agenda or during Public Forum held at the end of every meeting, you may call the City Recorder's Office the day of the meeting at 865-215-2075. Individuals wishing to speak to City Council may also sign up with the City Recorder on the night of the meeting.

Watch Meetings on TV and Online

Regularly scheduled City Council meetings can be seen live on CTV, Channel 12. CTV also airs the recording of City Council meetings the following Tuesday at 7 p.m. PLUS you can view City Council and County Commission Meetings online at www.ctvknox.org.
City Council also acts as Knoxville's Beer Board which regulates beer permits.

Councilwoman Janet Testerman is the current Beer Board Chairperson. 

More about the Beer Board
City of Knoxville SealComposed of nine members, City Council has six members elected from districts and three elected 'at-large' representing the entire city.  

The Vice Mayor is selected by City Council from its membership for a two-year term. Council Member Andrew Roberto is currently Vice Mayor.

Each Council member is elected to serve a four year term.

Will Johnson and the staff of the City Recorder's Office supply assistance to City Council. Council members can be reached by phone through the City Recorder's Office at 865-215-2075 or fax at 865-215-4269 or by mail at City of Knoxville, P.O. Box 1631, Knoxville, TN 37901.


Click the name below for more information about each Councilman / Councilwoman

Vice Mayor Andrew Roberto - Second District

Tommy Smith - First District

Seema Singh - Third District

Lauren Rider - Fourth District

Charles Thomas - Fifth District 

Gwen McKenzie - Sixth District

Lynne Fugate - At Large Seat A

Janet Testerman - At Large Seat B

Amelia Parker - At Large Seat C

Click here for City Council ForumCITY COUNCIL FORUM

City council has their own forum where they discuss upcoming agendas, meetings, amendments, etc. The forum is open to viewing by the public.

Click here to view the City Council Forum