|Transparency grading process|
- The current budget is published and previous budgets are available for the last three years
- The calendar of meetings and meeting agendas and minutes are available and archived at least three years
- Names of elected officials, individual email address, individual phone numbers, and a physical address is available
- Names of administrative officials, individual email address, individual phone numbers, and a physical address is available
- Permit applications are available for download and zoning ordinances are available
- The current audit is published and previous audits are available for the last three years.
- Bids are posted
- A public records contact is available and public records policies are available in a central location
- Tax revenues are available and tax rates are published
- A list of employed lobbyists, memberships to lobbying organizations and associated fees are not available.
- A complete list of awarded contracts is unavailable.
|Nick Pavlis||Vice Mayor|
|George Wallace||At-Large Seat A|
|Marshall Star||At-Large Seat B|
|Finbarr Saunders||At-Large Seat C|
|Duane Grieve||Second District|
|Brenda Palmer||Third District|
|Nick Della Volpe||Fourth District|
|Mark Campen||Fifth District|
|Daniel Brown||Sixth District|
|Bill Lyons||Chief Policy Officer|
|Eddie Mannis||Chief Operating Officer|
|Angela Starke||Communications Director|
|Thomas Strickland||Community Relations Director|
|Charles Swanson||Director of Law|
|Stan Sharp||Fire Chief|
|David Rausch||Chief of Police|
|Christi Branscom||Public Works Director|
|Jim York||Director of Finance|
For FY2012, the proposed general fund budget is $180,562,500, up 4.87% from FY2011 ($72,177,970). Revenue from taxes accounts for 68.1% of total revenue and is expected to generate $148,582,450 worth of revenue in 2012.
Personal services accounts for 42.05% ($84,419,030), followed by other expenses (37.27%), capital (9.27%), debt service (5.62%), and supplies (5.31%).
The city of Knoxville received $78,565,235.36 of federal stimulus money in 56 grants and 12 contracts.
Revenue from taxes accounts for 68.1% of total revenue and is expected to generate $148,582,450 worth of revenue in 2012.
City In the News
- In March 2012, Tennessee received a “C” in the State Integrity Investigation, a report that analyzes state governments’ accountability and risk for corruption. Even with the average grade, TN ranks #8 in the nation and is cited for establishing an ethics commission six years ago, although that commission has not yet issued a single ethics penalty and complaints are not made available to the public.