December 22, 2020


Those interested applicants for the vacant term, until the next General Election in August 2022, of Commissioner for the 7th Commission District of Greene County, Tennessee, may make application to fill said vacancy by submitting a resume of background, credentials, and/or qualification/s to the Greene County Mayor’s Office no later than Monday, January 11, 2021 at 5:00 (close of business). The 7th  Commission District consists of the Glenwood/High School precinct.  A duplicate copy of the application will be submitted to the Elections Officer who will evaluate each candidate’s application and verify whether in accordance with Tennessee and Federal election codes, applicants are qualified to hold said office. Qualifications for filling this vacancy are: all persons 18 years old and over, who are citizens of the United States and of Tennessee, and who meet certain residency requirements are qualified to hold office unless the person: (1) has been convicted of offering or giving a bribe, of larceny, or of any other offense declared infamous by law, unless the person has been restored to citizenship as prescribed by law; (2) has not paid a judgement for money received in an official capacity, which is due to the United States, Tennessee, or any county; (3) has defaulted to the treasury at the time of election (in which case the election is void); (4) is a soldier, seaman, or airman in the regular United States Army, Navy or Air Force; or (5) is a member of Congress or holds any office of profit or trust under any foreign power, other state of the Union, or the United States. T.C.A. 8-18-101. County Commissioners must reside within and be qualified voters of the district represented. (T.C.A. 5-5-102). The Greene County Commission will vote to fill this vacancy at the regular stated meeting Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. at the County Courthouse on Main St. in Greeneville, Tennessee. Nomination may be made during the meeting from the floor by a Commissioner.