City of Sneedville, TN


 Mayor - Wayland Dean Rhea

 Vice Mayor - Steven Harrison

   Administrative Assistant - Gail Collins


Sneedville City Hall
292 Jail Street
Sneedville, TN 37869

Hours of Operation - Monday - Friday-7:30 am to 4:30 pm; Closed Weekends and Major Holidays


          Janet Collins             

          Myshone Collins

          Kenny Reed

          Michael S. Gibson

City Attorney - Floyd W. Rhea

City Judge  - Patricia Johnson

City Recorder & CMFO - Gail Collins

Solid Waste Manager - Jackie Johnson

Public Works Supervisor - Junior Lee Johnson

Sewer Billing Clerk - Tammy Williams

Wastewater Manager - Jessee Thompson

Front Desk Clerk - Leah Gibson

City Council meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm in the boardroom at City Hall. Meetings are open to anyone wishing to attend.

2023 Pool Update

The Sneedville City Pool will open Saturday, May 27, 2023 at 11:0 0am until 5:00 pm. Kids ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult at ALL times. Pool hours are as follows: Monday through Saturday 11:00 am until 5:00 pm, Sundays are 1:00 pm until 6:00 pm. Admission: Adults $4.00, Children ages 6 through 17 is $3.00, Children 5 and under are Free. We also offer Season Passes: 1x $30.00, 2x $50.00, 3x $75.00. These passes can be purchased at the Pool Concession Stand. Free Days for the month of June are as follows: 7th, 15th, 21st & the 27th. Be Safe & Have Fun!

Gail Collins is the Certified Municipal Finance Officer. Her duties include accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, preparing monthly financial reports, and reconciling monthly bank statements. Gail can be reached by calling 423-733-2254 or by email at

Greg Alder is the city street worker. He keeps the streets free of litter and debris and maintains the landscaping.

Leah Gibson is City Hall front desk clerk. She is responsible for receiving payments for the Sewer and Sanitation Dept. and daily cash reports. She coordinates all reservations for the city park, city pool, and community center. Leah can be reached by calling 423-733-2254 or emailing

Tammy Williams is the sewer billing clerk. She is responsible for processing statements and collections for the Sewer and Sanitation Dept. She also maintains city records such as minutes of meetings, resolutions and ordinances. Crystal can be reached by calling 423-733-1122 or emailing

Chad Mullins is a street worker and assists with the Sanitation Department.

Jack Johnson works with the sanitation department and organizes those services. Messages can be left for him by calling 423-733-2254.

Junior "Lee" Johnson is public works supervisor. He supervises the duties of the street and sanitation work to ensure each is thoroughly completed. Lee can be reached at 423-733-2254

Rodney Mullins is supervisor of the city pool and assists with the Sanitation Dept.  He can be reached at 423-733-2254.

Deanna Swiney Tankersley is the Senior Center Director. She is responsible for scheduling activities of the center, arranging meal and delivering of meals to the elderly. Deanna can be reached at 423-733-4253 or email at


Payments for sewer and sanitation services can be made in person at the City Hall, drop box, or by mail at: City of Sneedville, PO Box 377, Sneedville, TB 37869. All payments are due by the 15th of each month in order to avoid late penalties. 

Building permits inside city limits can be purchased at City Hall. The builder should contact our office to verify correct zoning for the proposed structure. Applicants may also be required to go before the zoning commission.

Sewer Hook-Up - Anyone living inside Sneedville city limits may request a hook-up to the local sewer through our office.

Sanitation pick-u for city residents is scheduled through City Hall.

The Senior Center is located at 403 Obie Street and is open Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm. Activities ongoing at the center are Bingo, arts and crafts, gospel singing, Bible study, exercise equipment available, Wii games, educational speakers and so much more. Free lunch is provided with donations accepted. There is also free transportation for anyone age 60 and over. To schedule a ride or obtain information, call Director Deanna Swiney Tankersley at 423-733-4253 or email her at The center can also be rented for parties, reunions, and meetings during week nights and weekends. Reservation must be made through City Hall. Fees are $60.00 which includes a $20.00 deposit, (deposit returned when the building has been cleaned with no damage and the key returned) which makes the rental total $40.00.

The city park is located off Campbell Drive. The park is free of charge but can be reserved for parties, reunions, etc. These arrangements are coordinated through City Hall and available April - October. The park offers a playground, volleyball court, walking trail, stage and basketball court.