Public Notice of December Jefferson County Board Meetings

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all Animal Control Oversight Board members, County Commissioners, residents of Jefferson County Tennessee, and to all other persons who might be interested. The Jefferson County Animal Control Oversight Board will meet in the Jury room of the Historical Jefferson County Courthouse, 202 W. Main St. Dandridge, Tennessee on December 7th at 9:00 A.M.

Jefferson County Budget Committee will have a Virtual Special Called Meeting December 14th at 6:00 P.M. followed by a Jefferson County Commission Virtual Special Called Meeting at 6:30 P.M. Both meetings will be regarding budget amendments, county and school.

NOTICE IS GIVEN pursuant to the provisions of the Tennessee Open Meetings Act (Sunshine Law) found in T.C.A. § 8-44-101 et seq.

Mark Potts

Jefferson County Mayor

Download Full Public Notice of December 2020 Meetings


2021 Holiday Schedule for County Offices

The holiday schedule for 2021 is available. Follow the link below for a full list of schedule holiday closings.

Holiday Schedule 2021

Flu Season graphic showing the local health departments where jefferson county people may get a flu vaccine

It's that time of year -- flu season.

This flu season, protect yourself, your family, your friends, and your community. Get a flu vaccine. Call your local health department to schedule an appointment to get your vaccine. Remember there is NO CHARGE.

Smokey the Bear ad for on safe burning practices and burn permits

Wildfire Season & Burn Permits

Careless debris burning is a primary cause of wildfires every year in Tennessee. Debris Burn Permits for leaf and brush piles are now required between Oct. 15 and May 15 and are available online at no charge. Information and debris burn permit can be found at:


A Letter from Mayor Potts Regarding Face Coverings

Mayor Potts announces “As county mayor, I will not issue an order that requires the use of face coverings in public places. I do strongly encourage all people to consider protecting those people around us. There are ways we can help stop the spread of this virus even without a face covering mandate. We can follow the guidelines already in place. We can take the Governor’s Pledge.”

Read the full letter here.


JCEC 911 Announces New Emergency Notification System

We’re happy to offer citizens an opportunity to sign up for emergency notifications which may be received via cell phone or email. For more information visit one of the following resources: , Our Official Website

Sign Up for Notifications

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Jefferson County Board of Commissioners 2020 Meeting Schedule

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to all County Commissioners and residents of Jefferson County, TN, and to all other persons who might be interested, that the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners meeting dates have been set for 2020.

Revised 2020 Jefferson County Commission Meeting Schedule

*Updated Aug. 25, 2020


2020 Holiday Schedule for County Offices

The holiday schedule for 2020 is available. Follow the link below for a full list of schedule holiday closings.

2020 Holiday Schedule

TN on a face masks as a show of how face masks help fight covid 19

#TNfights Face It. Masks Fight COVID-19!

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced Thursday, July 23, 2020, the State will launch a public service announcement campaign that urges all Tennesseans to fight against the spread of COVID-19 by wearing a mask. The ad campaign, titled “Face It. Masks Fight COVID-19”, will run on broadcast and cable television, digital, social media, print, and billboards statewide.

Full Press Release on “Face It” Campaign

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