There's An App for That

Looking for information on county rules and regulations? The County Technical Assistance Service's electronic library (e-Li) is available as a mobile phone application. 

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Tennessee Municipal Benchmarking

Tennessee cities can see how they stack up as part of the Municipal Technical Advisory Service's benchmarking program. 

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Tennessee Certified Economic Developer

Learn more about economic development through the Center for Industrial Services' Tennessee Certified Economic Developer program.

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NFA Collegiate Training Program

Criminal justice majors can register for the National Forensic Academy Collegiate Training Program scheduled for this summer. 

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County Financial Issues

CTAS will be holding workshops on county financial issues throughout the state in February. 

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The University of Tennessee Institute for Public Service

The University of Tennessee Institute for Public Service (IPS) takes the expertise of a statewide university to the communities of Tennessee by helping leaders in government, business and law enforcement solve real-world problems every day. 

Promoting Good Government

IPS and its agencies deliver quality consulting services, technical assistance and training to help elected and appointed state and local government officials and their staffs understand issues, trends and priorities. Read More

Strengthening Economic Vitality

Working with communities across the state of Tennessee to impact the local and regional economies IPS works with and trains cities, counties and business to boost the economy and quality of life for all Tennesseans  Read More

Building Individual and Organizational Capacity

Working with individuals and organizations, both in the public and private sector, enhancing abilities to allow for measurable and sustainable results for Tennessee. Read More


Recent News

Monday, March 17, 2014 - 14:15

Applications are now being accepted for two scholarships benefitting IPS employees and members of the County Officials Association of Tennessee (COAT). 

Mary and Jack Jinks...

Friday, February 14, 2014 - 13:30
The UT Center for Industrial Services will hold information courses for companies interested in evaluating potential business opportunities in the nuclear field and with the Uranium Processing...
Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 14:00

The Tennessee Renewable Energy & Economic Development Council partnered with Founding Member Pew Charitable Trusts and the city of Kingsport to showcase area renewable energy initiatives to...

Monday, January 13, 2014 - 12:00

Liz Gossett, e-media and information specialist with the County Technical Assistance Service, recently presented information about two social media networks to approximately 13 county officials...

Monday, January 13, 2014 - 12:00

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) staff has been busy raising funds to support breast cancer research. The very successful campaign this year...


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