Senator Joey Hensley
District 28 - Giles, Lawrence, Lewis, Maury, Perry and Wayne Counties
Requests for Assistance: 1,155
Total Contacts: 2,784
Training Participants: 442
Economic Impact: $91,188,799
With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), a Giles County business won government contracts worth more than $89 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.
The Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) provided utility board training for the Lynnville mayor and board of aldermen.
The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Giles, Lawrence, Lewis, Maury, Perry and Wayne counties each save $12,500 with development, maintenance, installation, training and technical support related to the CTAS County Highway Software Database and GIS Software. The software tracks road, bridge and sign inventory and location; fuel usage tracking, vehicle maintenance, materials usage, and labor, material, and equipment hours production reporting.
Three law enforcement officers from Maury County attended the 40-Hour Crime Scene Management course offered by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). Practical exercises in this course include digital photography, crime scene diagramming, proper methods of casting footwear and tire impressions, basic bloodstain pattern analysis, dusting for prints, and proper methods for collecting, packaging, and preserving evidence.
An MTAS finance consultant assisted the Ethridge city recorder in preparation of the annual fiscal year budget and budget submittal documents required by the Tennessee Comptroller’s office of state and local finance.
The CTAS jail management consultant conducted a jail staffing analysis for Lewis County. He also worked with the jail administrator about the facility’s internal controls policy.