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GOVERNMENT

Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer

Houston Hamblin

The Chief Operating Officer is part of the Lewis County Mayor's staff and serves many roles, primarily to carry out the County Mayor's Administration goals.  The COO is the County Mayor's assistant, secretary to the Board of Commissioners, and supervisior to county departments.

In addition, the COO has three primary job functions:

1) Finance/Budget manager

2) Human Resources manager

3) Community Development coordinator

As finance/budget manager, the County COO is responsible for managing the County's general ledger, maintain active grant invoices each month the county has applied for, approves major purchasing requests from department heads, coordinate with Purchasing Agent Renee Odom on weekly vendor checks, works closely with the County Trustee to balance each county fund on a monthly basis, monitors the budget to keep the County Mayor and Commissioners up to date on expenditures, enters Budget Amendments from the Commission, and creates the budget in county software once the commison approves a budget each fiscal year.

As Human Resources manager, the County COO works with Human Resources & Employee Benefits Coordinator Michaelena Kelley for maintaining an accurate filing system for all Lewis County employees, managing employee insurance benefits, ensuring employee retirement, and timely paying federal employee payroll taxes. Additionally, human resources involves updating and enforceing employee policy, Title VI coordinator, and annual employee training coordinator. 

As community development coordinator, the County COO serves as the Three Star Coordinator for Lewis County, Joint Economic Community Development Board (JECDB) coordinator, ex-officio Chamber of Commerce Board Member, Litter Grant Supervisor, and County Social Media & Website manager

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Contact

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

110 N Park Street, Room 108

Hohenwald, TN 38462

(931) 796-3378

7:30AM - 4:00PM

Monday - Friday

LEWIS COUNTY BUDGET FY 2023 - 2024

LEWIS COUNTY BUDGET FY 2022 - 2023

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