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Concert on the Porch

Held each month June through September..

Saturday, August 9, 7 p.m.: Concert on the Porch featuring singer/songwriter Ken Mallard followed by Wildwood Express.

Welcome to Brownsville

Brownsville is a very special place, offering the charm of a small city while focusing on planned growth and an improved quality of life for everyone. We take pride in our historic past, involve citizens in our present opportunities, and anticipate the future as a diverse community with unique talents and resources to bring to the table.

CLICK HERE to fill out the Brownsville Human Relations Council survey.

City Updates

Public Notice - Special Called Meeting      

Posted December 16, 2014

Please be advised that there will be a special called board meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the City of Brownsville on December 18, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. in the courtroom.
The only items on the agenda are to address the extra pay period in the 2014-2015 fiscal year and consider a grant proposal submitted by the Brownsville Police Department.

The Tennessee Dept. of Economic and Community Development has released a promotional video for the I-40 Advantage Industrial Park.

Posted November 24, 2014      

Additional information about the site can be found HERE

City Updates


August 1, 2014

The City Clerk’s position is responsible for the financial activities of the City related to budgeting, accounting, purchasing, tax collections, etc. They are also responsible for a broad range of administrative and support-related functions Under the general administrative direction of the City Mayor.
Must be able to record minutes and maintain records of the proceedings of the governing body and other meetings
Needs extensive education or background in accounting, budgeting, reconciliation of bank statements.
Must be knowledgeable in preparing and overseeing annual budgets.
City Clerk is responsible for issuance of licenses and maintaining records related to such.
Must have extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and modern municipal accounting, budgeting and finance.

Education Required:
• Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Finance, or closely related field;
• Master’s Degree is a plus but not required.
• CPA and/or Certified Municipal Finance Officer designation is preferred.
• Five (5) to seven (7) years of progressively responsible managerial positions in accounting and financial management required.

Click the link below to view this job posting in PDF format. An application form is available by clicking the "Employment" link at the top of this page.

Budget 2015 - Public Notice     

May 23, 2014

Click the link below to view the document in PDF format.

Proposed Budget 2015 Ordinance      

May 20, 2014

Click the link below to view the document in PDF format.

Brownsville made national news over Memorial Day promoting the Exit 56 Blues Festival – a huge success and congratulations to everyone who worked so hard! Watch the video below!

Posted May 27, 2014      

Gov. Haslam Announces Brownsville Grant

Posted July 10, 2013      

Photo by Jennifer Willis/The Brownsville States Graphic


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Mayor Rawls appoints Sharpe as history liaison

December 19, 2014

Main Street Brownsville Director Mary Ann Sharpe is the liaison to the Tennessee State Historical Commission. The appointment came Thursday afternoon during a Brownsville Historical Board meeting.
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Brownsville police win nearly $100,000 in traffic safety grants

December 19, 2014

Brownsville Police have been assured that grant funding for special traffic campaigns will continue. Mayor Bill Rawls called a special meeting of the Brownsville Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Thursday, December 18, to take action on the grants. The funding totals about $99,000.
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Brownsville and Winchester certified as Main Street communities

June 10, 2014

The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development announced today Brownsville, located in Haywood County and Winchester, located in Franklin County, have achieved Tennessee Main Street certification. These communities join 26 other Tennessee Main Street communities that are certified through the state program and accredited by the National Main Street Center, a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
To read the entire press release, click the "more" button below.

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THDA Allocates HOME Funds to Brownsville

June 3, 2014

Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) is allocating $375,000 of HOME funding to the City of Brownsville for homeowner rehabilitation projects.
To read the entire press release, click the "more" button below.

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City of Brownsville Early Voting Notice

May 22, 2014

Voting locations, dates and times for early voting in the June 17th Municipal election. Please click the "more" link below.

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Planning Commission Approves 3,500 Square Foot Building on N. Washington

February 28, 2014

The City of Brownsville Regional Planning Commission gathered in City Hall for their monthly meeting Thursday night.