County Mayor

“Welcome to the web site for Rutherford County, Tennessee. We are implementing the latest technology to bring services and information to the residents and visitors of Rutherford County. In the coming weeks and months, new features and services will be added to make doing business with the county even easier. Our goal is to make your local government available online 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Please contact me at at the address listed below if you have any suggestions, comments or questions.

Thank you for visiting rutherfordcountytn.gov! ”

Mayor Ernest G. Burgess


Elected Official 2010-2014
County Courthouse, Room 101
Murfreesboro TN
Phone: (615) 898-7745
Fax: (615) 898-7747
E-mail: countymayor@rutherfordcounty.org

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. In addition to the operations of the County Mayor's Office, the following departments are directly supervised by the County Executive: Ambulance Service, Building Codes Department, Building Maintenance, Engineering Department, Emergency Services Coordinator, Animal Services, Juvenile Youth Services, Landfill, Planning Department, Vehicle Maintenance, Wheel Tax Officer and Workhouse.

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