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! ”

Mayor Ernest G. Burgess

Elected Official 2014 - 2018
County Courthouse, One Public Square
Room 101
Murfreesboro TN
Phone: (615) 898-7745
Fax: (615) 898-7747

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 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

Application for service on boards and committees

Rutherford County is pleased to now offer free and easy online vendor registration, powered by Vendor Registry. To register as a vendor of Rutherford County, please click here and follow the directions provided. To register as a vendor of Rutherford County Schools, click here.

Timeline of Judicial Building Project