Lisa Smith, City Recorder

201 North Spring Street
Shelbyville, Tennessee 37160
Phone:  (931)684-2691
Email:  Lisa Smith, City Recorder

The City Recorder is an officer of the City appointed by the City Council. This is a legal position required by State Law and the City Charter.
The City Recorder's responsibilities include:

  • Arranging all City Council meetings by preparing and posting the agendas, and keeping accurate written minutes and audio records of all proceedings.
  • Prepares Resolutions and Ordinances for consideration by the City Council
  • Acts as the Public Records Custodian for the City of Shelbyville..
  • Serving as custodian of the City corporate seal and attesting the Mayor's signature on all official documents.
  • Countersigning all agreements, licenses, and contracts issued by the Mayor or City Manager.
  • Coordinating the codification of City ordinances into the City's Code of Ordinances.
  • Posting all legal notices required by state law and publishing all legal ads for adopted ordinances, notices of elections, and various other items as required by law.
  • Administering Oaths of Office for all City elected and appointed officials.
  • Processes Application for Beer Board Permits for businesses within the city.
  • Supporting the City Council and the City Administration in fulfilling their official duties.

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