Sample Resolutions

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) provides a number of sample resolutions for use by county legislative bodies. The resolutions are arranged according to subject matter and deal with a wide variety of topics. Click HERE for the full list of Sample Resolutions .

Sample Rules of Procedure

Click HERE for a set of Sample Rules  for a county legislative body drafted by CTAS. Many counties operate in accordance with Robert Rules of Order. If you are interested in a set of rules more specifically designed for the functions of a county commission, you may want to consider these rules.

County Legislative Body Duties, Qualifications & Powers

Click HERE for a detailed "job description"  for members of county legislative bodies in Tennessee. This links to the UT County Technical Assistance electronic library, e-Li, for information such as membership, qualifications, compensation, meetings and notice requirements, committees, and budgeting and levying of taxes.

Compensation Survey - Fall 2014

In cooperation with CTAS, TCCA conducts a frequent Compensation Survey of all 95 county legislative bodies that includes such information as pay frequency and amounts, benefits and title of the current chair of the commission. Click HERE for the Fall 2014 survey results .


Attorney General Opinions

The Tennessee Attorney General frequently offers legal opinions on issues of interest to local governments. Click HERE for AG Opinions    of recurring interest to county legislative bodies.
Sample Rules of Procedure

Click HERE for a set of sample rules for a county legislative body drafted by UT CTAS. Many counties operate in accordance with Robert Rules of Order. If you are interested in a set of rules more specifically designed for the functions of a county commission, you may want to consider these rules. These rules also appear in the appendices of the UT CTAS County Government Handbook.
County Legislative Body Duties, Qualifications & Powers
Click HERE for a detailed "job description" for members of county legislative bodies in Tennessee. This links to the UT County Technical Assistance electronic library, e-Li, for information such as membership, qualifcations, compensation, meetings and notice requirements, committees, and budgeting and levying of taxes.
Compensation Survey - Fall 2012
In cooperation with the UT County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS), TCCA conducts a frequent Compensation Survey of all 95 county legislative bodies that includes such information as pay frequency and amounts, benefits and title of the current chair of the commission. Click HERE for the Fall 2012 survey results, as reported by TCCA in January 2013.
Attorney General Opinions
The Tennessee Attorney General frequently offers legal opinions on issues of interest to local governments. Click HERE for several of recurring interest to county legislative bodies.
Fiscal Review Report on Local Government
The Fiscal Review Committee has released a Report on Local Governments for 2012 available on the legislature’s website. Click HERE for the latest report.
Status of Planning & Land Use Controls
The former Local Planning Assistance Office, state Department of Economic & Community Development, published in January 2010 its final Status of Planning & Land Use Controls in Tennessee as a reference manual for the use of policy makers and planners. Click HERE for the latest report.




 












 

Sample Resolutions
The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) provides a number of sample resolutions for use by county legislative bodies. The resolutions are arranged according to subject matter and deal with a wide variety of topics. Click HERE for the full list of Sample Resolutions.
Sample Rules of Procedure

Click HERE for a set of sample rules for a county legislative body drafted by UT CTAS. Many counties operate in accordance with Robert Rules of Order. If you are interested in a set of rules more specifically designed for the functions of a county commission, you may want to consider these rules. These rules also appear in the appendices of the UT CTAS County Government Handbook.
County Legislative Body Duties, Qualifications & Powers
Click HERE for a detailed "job description" for members of county legislative bodies in Tennessee. This links to the UT County Technical Assistance electronic library, e-Li, for information such as membership, qualifcations, compensation, meetings and notice requirements, committees, and budgeting and levying of taxes.
Compensation Survey - Fall 2012
In cooperation with the UT County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS), TCCA conducts a frequent Compensation Survey of all 95 county legislative bodies that includes such information as pay frequency and amounts, benefits and title of the current chair of the commission. Click HERE for the Fall 2012 survey results, as reported by TCCA in January 2013.
Attorney General Opinions
The Tennessee Attorney General frequently offers legal opinions on issues of interest to local governments. Click HERE for several of recurring interest to county legislative bodies.
Fiscal Review Report on Local Government
The Fiscal Review Committee has released a Report on Local Governments for 2012 available on the legislature’s website. Click HERE for the latest report.
Status of Planning & Land Use Controls
The former Local Planning Assistance Office, state Department of Economic & Community Development, published in January 2010 its final Status of Planning & Land Use Controls in Tennessee as a reference manual for the use of policy makers and planners. Click HERE for the latest report.




 












 

Sample Resolutions
The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) provides a number of sample resolutions for use by county legislative bodies. The resolutions are arranged according to subject matter and deal with a wide variety of topics. Click HERE for the full list of Sample Resolutions.
Sample Rules of Procedure

Click HERE for a set of sample rules for a county legislative body drafted by UT CTAS. Many counties operate in accordance with Robert Rules of Order. If you are interested in a set of rules more specifically designed for the functions of a county commission, you may want to consider these rules. These rules also appear in the appendices of the UT CTAS County Government Handbook.
County Legislative Body Duties, Qualifications & Powers
Click HERE for a detailed "job description" for members of county legislative bodies in Tennessee. This links to the UT County Technical Assistance electronic library, e-Li, for information such as membership, qualifcations, compensation, meetings and notice requirements, committees, and budgeting and levying of taxes.
Compensation Survey - Fall 2012
In cooperation with the UT County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS), TCCA conducts a frequent Compensation Survey of all 95 county legislative bodies that includes such information as pay frequency and amounts, benefits and title of the current chair of the commission. Click HERE for the Fall 2012 survey results, as reported by TCCA in January 2013.
Attorney General Opinions
The Tennessee Attorney General frequently offers legal opinions on issues of interest to local governments. Click HERE for several of recurring interest to county legislative bodies.
Fiscal Review Report on Local Government
The Fiscal Review Committee has released a Report on Local Governments for 2012 available on the legislature’s website. Click HERE for the latest report.
Status of Planning & Land Use Controls
The former Local Planning Assistance Office, state Department of Economic & Community Development, published in January 2010 its final Status of Planning & Land Use Controls in Tennessee as a reference manual for the use of policy makers and planners. Click HERE for the latest report.




 












 


Case Summaries of Interest

Click HERE for Case Summaries   of recurring interest to county legislative bodies.