Elected Official
County Courthouse, One Public Square
Room 101
Murfreesboro TN
Phone: (615) 898-7745
Fax: (615) 898-7747
[email protected]



County Mayor -- Joe Carr


Carr headshot

The people of Rutherford County deserve the best run government. We are all working hard to provide that.

--Mayor Carr

The County Mayor's Office directs, organizes and coordinates County government activities and oversees the day-to-day operations of the County. This department provides for the delivery of services to our customers -- the citizens of Rutherford County, Tennessee. The County Mayor is the Chief Executive Officer of the County.


For information on the Rutherford County Chief of Staff, click here.

For information on the Rutherford County PIO, click here.

In addition to the operations of the County Mayor's Office, the following departments are directly supervised by the County Mayor:
Ambulance Service
Building Codes Department
Building Maintenance
Engineering Department
Emergency Services Coordinator
Juvenile Youth Services
Planning Department
Vehicle Maintenance
Solid Waste
Correctional Work Center
Domestic Violence
Risk Management
Office of Information Technology
Recovery Court Program
Community Learning Center

Historic Property Tax Abatement

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Purchasing Policies and Procedures

Requisition Form

Application for service on boards and committees

Vendor Registration

Rutherford County is pleased to now offer free and easy online vendor registration, powered by Vendor Registry.

Register as a vendor of Rutherford County
Register as a vendor of Rutherford County Schools