Welcome to the City of East Ridge

PUBLIC NOTICE 
CITY COUNCIL MEETING TO BE CONDUCTED PERMITTING PARTICIPATION BY ELECTRONIC MEANS
Date and Time:  April 9, 2020, 6:00 pm, @1517 Tombras Avenue.
           The City of East Ridge hereby issues public notice in accordance with Governor Bill Lee’s signed Executive Order No. 16 (“Order No. 16”), of a City Council public meeting (“City Council Meeting”) that will be conducted permitting participation of City Council Members by electronic or other means of communication beginning on the date and time and at the physical location established hereinabove. 
           In light of Governor Bill Lee’s signed Executive Order No. 14 (“Order No. 14”) which declared a state of emergency in response to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and in an effort to protect the public health, safety and welfare relative to the state of emergency, public access to the physical location of the City Council Meeting is limited solely to the following individuals:  Mayor and City Council Members,City Manager and Assistant City Manager,City Attorney, City Finance Director,City Recorder.
           For all others, public access to the City Council Meeting will be available electronically with video/audible live access to the meeting.  The following instructions are provided as to how the public may access the meeting electronically: Live access via Facebook Live.

  1. Sign into Facebook at www.facebook.com
  2. In the search bar, type “City of East Ridge – Government”.Click on the link for the live meeting.

     A copy of the City Council Meeting’s Agenda is attached hereto as Exhibit A and is also available at the City’s website at www.eastridgetn.gov     On Friday, April 10, 2020, the video of the April 9, 2020, City Council Meeting will be accessible via youtube at the following City website link - http://eastridgetn.gov/Government/Meetings-Notices/City-Video-Archive.aspx     Since there will be no opportunity for live citizen comments during the meeting, any citizen desiring to address the City Council may submit his or her comments via E-mail to the following address: mayor@eastridgetn.gov.  E-mails will ONLY be accepted from East Ridge Citizens between the hours of 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, 2020, and all E-mails must have the name and address clearly identified in the correspondence. The City will make sure that all emails are made available to members of the City Council, but the City Council will use discretion concerning reading emails not related to City business or do not meet ethical or moral standards.

 

Services

Mayor of East Ridge

Greetings from the Mayor
Welcome to the City of East Ridge Tennessee’s website. We hope you will find it informative and that it provides a good overview of our municipal services and operations. I am honored to serve as your Mayor of East Ridge. I appreciate the confidence and support of our citizens of this great city.On behalf of all the wonderful employees of our fine city, it is a pleasure to welcome you to our website. Please contact me if I can be of further assistance. We look forward to continuing to move our great city forward in the next several years.
Thanks,
Mayor Brian Williams

Click here to see notes from Mayor Williams' Meet The Mayor monthly meetings

Coming Up

Programs

Interstate 75/24 Interchange Project

Get up-to-date information regarding the construction project at the I-75/I-24 Interchange.

Community Volunteer Program

Our City is made up of wonderful citizens and business owners that take pride in making East Ridge a great place to live, work and play. They say it takes a village to raise a child, so in order to raise our "child" the way we want, it will take a village of volunteers to help make that happen. Click the link above to download our Volunteer Participation Packet and learn how you can become a part of raising our City.

East Ridge Police Department Programs

The East Ridge Police Department now offers two opportunities for citizens to engage with our officers and to learn more about what they do to keep the City safe. Choose from our Ride-Along Program or the newly created Citizens Police Academy. Click the link above for more information and request forms. Must be 21-years of age or older to participate in either program.