District 2- Blount and Sevier counties

Senator Doug Overbey

Requests for Assistance: 1,022

Total Contacts: 1,481

Training Participants: 321

Economic Impact: $62,063,110

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), Sevier County businesses won government contracts worth more than $259 thousand. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

3 law enforcement officers from Blount County, and 2 law enforcement officers from Sevier County took part in the UT Law Enforcement Innovation Center’s (LEIC) 40-Hour Crime Scene Management Course. Course topics include practical exercises in digital photography, crime scene diagramming and proper methods of casting footwear and tire impressions.

Thirty-five employees of Sevier County attended CTAS’s Internal Controls class. This class helps counties comply with T.C.A. 9-18-102(a), by giving them tools to decrease waste, fraud, and abuse throughout the county via effective internal control practices.

A municipal management consultant with the UT Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) assisted the city of Alcoa with research and questions regarding changes in Tennessee seatbelt laws.

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