IPS Impact

SERVING TENNESSEE

IPS Impact

Through its six agencies, the Institute for Public Service assists local governments, businesses and law enforcement to make a significant impact on the state. In an average year, IPS answers 23,000 requests for assistance, trains 20,000 municipal, county and state employees, manufacturers and law enforcement personnel and helps Tennessee companies generate $800 million of economic impact that supports more than 12,000 jobs statewide.

Click on any district or county below to discover how IPS has made an impact in the area.

Representatives

Representatives

District 94 Districts 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 90, 91, 93, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99 District 39 District 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 89 Districts 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 58, 59, 60 Districts 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 District 24 District 64 District 71 District 32 District 12 Districts 61, 63, 65 Districts 1, 2 District 69 District 70 District 73 District 11 District 17 District 82 District 23 District 10 District 79 District 5 District 9 Districts 6, 7 District 3 District 4 District 76 District 22 Districts 67, 68 District 38 District 66 Districts 44, 45 District 78 District 57 District 62 District 47 District 21 Districts 8, 20 Districts 34, 37, 48, 49 District 72 District 81 District 46 District 36 District 33 District 74 District 77 District 25 District 35 District 80 District 43 District 92 District 31 District 40 District 42 District 41 District 75

District 94

Representative Ron M. Gant
District 94 - Fayette, McNairy and part of Hardeman Counties

Requests for Assistance: 1,046
Total Contacts: 1,848
Training Participants: 514
Economic Impact: $28,095,436

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Fayette, McNairy and Hardeman 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.

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) a Hardeman County business secured government contracts worth more than $27 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

An economic development team with the Center for Industrial Services (CIS), in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, facilitated asset-based planning sessions in McNairy and Hardeman counties. These planning sessions help rural counties build on their assets to promote economic growth.

Fourteen law enforcement officers from Fayette County attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by LEIC. This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

Districts 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 90, 91, 93, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99

Representative Mark White
District 83 - Part of Shelby County

Representative Joe Towns Jr.
District 84 - Part of Shelby County

Representative Jesse Chism
District 85 - Part of Shelby County

Representative Barbara Cooper
District 86 - Part of Shelby County

Representative Karen D. Camper
District 87 - Part of Shelby County

Representative Larry J. Miller
District 88 - Part of Shelby County

Representative John J. DeBerry Jr.
District 90 - Part of Shelby County

Representative London P. Lamar
District 91 - Part of Shelby County

Representative G. A. Hardaway
District 93 - Part of Shelby County

Representative Kevin Vaughan
District 95 - Part of Shelby County

Representative Dwayne Thompson
District 96 - Part of Shelby County

Representative Jim Coley
District 97 - Part of Shelby County

Representative Antonio Parkinson
District 98 - Part of Shelby County

Representative Tom Leatherwood
District 99 - Part of Shelby County

Requests for Assistance: 1,228
Total Contacts: 4,840
Training Participants: 1,091
Economic Impact: $40,219,156

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) several Shelby County businesses secured government contracts worth more than $40 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

The Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) human resources consultant worked with Lakeland to develop harassment in the workplace policies and to provide training for city employees on the new policies.

A law enforcement officer from Shelby County completed the 10-week National Forensic Academy (NFA), a program of the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). NFA participants are challenged in the various disciplines of crime scene investigation through classroom instruction, lab activities, and field practicums in the specialized courses.

Shelby County’s purchasing department sought assistance from the County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) to help streamline the procedures of the department.

CIS provided Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 511 training for general industry to employees of the University of Memphis Office of Environmental Health and Safety.

District 39

Representative Iris Rudder
District 39 - Moore, Part of Franklin and Marion Counties

Requests for Assistance: 838
Total Contacts: 2,335
Training Participants: 634
Economic Impact: $1,111,133

At the request of the Franklin County sheriff, the jail management consultant from the County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) worked closely with the department as it planned the new jail. He answered questions from the jail administrator and architects and provided a new jail design staffing analysis report.

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) several Franklin County businesses secured government contracts worth more than $900,000. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

Eleven law enforcement officers from Franklin County and one from Moore County attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

A utility operations consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) assisted the city of Winchester wastewater plant with its biosolids land application.

The MTAS municipal management consultant for Whitwell assisted the city in hiring a new police chief.

CTAS helped Moore County 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.

District 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 89

Representative Gloria Johnson
District 13 - Part of Knox County

Representative Jason Zachary
District 14 - Part of Knox County

Representative Rick Staples
District 15 - Part of Knox County

Representative Bill Dunn
District 16 - Part of Knox County

Representative Martin Daniel
District 18 - Part of Knox County

Representative Dave Wright
District 19 - Part of Knox County

Representative Justin Lafferty
District 89 - Part of Knox County

Requests for Assistance: 1,733
Total Contacts: 10,183
Training Participants: 770
Economic Impact: $92,261,576

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), several Knox County businesses won government contracts worth more than $90 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office sent all new officers through the applied de-escalation tactics course at the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). The LEIC facility includes a 300-degree shooting simulator that provides participants an immersive training experience to react to scenarios using verbal commands, Taser, and firearms. Officers experience a diverse range of scenarios during the class designed to challenge their knowledge and decision-making abilities.

A health and safety consultant with CIS conducted on-site medical waste worker training for 14 employees at University Health Systems.

The Naifeh Center for Effective Leadership delivered several leadership topic addresses for the Knox County Procurement office.

A county government consultant with the County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) facilitated a planning session with the Knox County Office of Stormwater Management.

Districts 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 58, 59, 60

Representative Bo Mitchell
District 50 - Part of Davidson County

Representative Bill Beck
District 51 - Part of Davidson County

Representative Mike Stewart
District 52 - Part of Davidson County

Representative Jason Powell
District 53 - Part of Davidson County

Representative Vincent Dixie
District 54 - Part of Davidson County

Representative John Ray Clemmons
District 55 - Part of Davidson County

Representative Bob Freeman
District 56 - Part of Davidson County

Representative Harold M. Love Jr.
District 58 - Part of Davidson County

Representative Jason Potts
District 59 - Part of Davidson County

Representative Darren Jernigan
District 60 - Part of Davidson County

Requests for Assistance: 851
Total Contacts: 12,127
Training Participants: 413
Economic Impact: $4,001,135

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), several Davidson County businesses won government contracts worth more than $3 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

A CIS health and safety consultant provided aerial lift training for a Davidson County business. The consultant facilitated two, four-hour training courses.

A property assessment consultant with the County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) led a four-hour State Board of Equalization (SBOE) course for Davidson County’s Metro Board and hearing officers. The board of equalization is responsible for ensuring constitutional and statutory compliance in assessments of property for ad valorem taxes.

More than 130 women, a number from Davidson County, attended the Women in Criminal Justice Conference hosted by the Naifeh Center for Effective Leadership. The attendees, from across the state, listened to talks on topics ranging from cybercrime to human trafficking.

The Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC) facilitated a Command Training course for the Tennessee Association of Police Chiefs and the Tennessee Sheriff’s Association in Nashville. More than 40 law enforcement personnel attended the training.

Districts 26, 27, 28, 29, 30

Representative Robin Smith
District 26 - Part of Hamilton County

Representative Patsy Hazelwood
District 27 - Part of Hamilton County

Representative Yusuf Hakeem
District 28 - Part of Hamilton County

Representative Mike Carter
District 29 - Part of Hamilton County

Representative Esther Helton
District 30 - Part of Hamilton County

Requests for Assistance: 1,465
Total Contacts: 3,155
Training Participants: 533
Economic Impact: $165,254,096

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) several Hamilton County businesses secured government contracts worth more than $160 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) property assessment consultant aided the Hamilton County assessor’s office by providing information on County Board of Equalization training. The consultant also provided an email link to online training videos, certification forms and detailed instructions for submission to the State Board of Equalization.
At the request of the UT Chattanooga health and safety department, CIS conducted a campus safety audit.

More than 45 business owners and employees attended a crime prevention for business course hosted by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). The training taught business owners how to protect their facilities and their employees from crime.

A budget and finance consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) worked with Collegedale officials to prepare data for the Government Finance Officers Association Certificate of Achievement Award.

District 24

Representative Mark Hall
District 24 - Part of Bradley County

Requests for Assistance: 201
Total Contacts: 492
Training Participants: 166
Economic Impact: $80,449

The fire management consultant with the County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) delivered an EMS overtime and staffing analysis study for Bradley County Emergency Medical Services. The study included a report to reduce non-planned overtime while creating a safer work environment for EMS crews and the citizens of Bradley County.

A law enforcement officer from Bradley County completed the 10-week National Forensic Academy (NFA), a program of the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). NFA participants are challenged in the various disciplines of crime scene investigation through classroom instruction, lab activities and field practicums in the specialized courses.

The Center for Industrial Services (CIS) health and safety training team conducted confined space rescue training for a company in Bradley County.

A Bradley County law enforcement officer attended the applied de-escalation tactics course at LEIC. The LEIC facility includes a 300-degree shooting simulator that provides participants an immersive training experience to react to scenarios using verbal commands, Taser and firearms. Officers experience a diverse range of scenarios during the class designed to challenge their knowledge and decision-making abilities.

District 64

Representative Scott Cepicky
District 64 - Part of Maury County

Requests for Assistance: 262
Total Contacts: 851
Training Participants: 115
Economic Impact: $1,081,000

The fire management consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) worked with the Mount Pleasant fire chief to modify and provide sample templates for fire personnel performance evaluation forms.

A law enforcement officer 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.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) assisted the Maury County budget director and county commission with preparing an implementation plan for a centralized finance office that is being adopted by a private act.

A Center for Industrial Services solutions consultant worked with a Maury County manufacturer to develop and execute a Training Within Industry (TWI) Implementation Plan to improve employee training skills, productivity and reduce turnover.

CTAS helped Maury County 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.

District 71

Representative David Byrd
District 71 - Hardin, Lewis, Wayne and part of Lawrence Counties

Requests for Assistance: 564
Total Contacts: 1,027
Training Participants: 382
Economic Impact: $110,000

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) assisted Hardin, Lawrence, Lewis, and Wayne Counties in the development, maintenance, installation, training, and technical support of CTAS County Highway Software Database and GIS Software program for road, bridge and sign inventory and location, fuel usage tracking, vehicle maintenance, materials usage, and labor, material, and equipment hours production reporting.

A CTAS consultant met with a Lewis County jail administrator and patrol lieutenant to review internal control processes, provide information on developing policy and procedure and a process to conduct self-audits.

An economic development team with the Center for Industrial Services (CIS), in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, facilitated asset-based planning sessions in Hardin, Lewis, Wayne and Lawrence counties. These planning sessions help rural counties build on their assets to promote economic growth.

A consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) met with the Lawrence County solid waste director, his assistant and South West Tennessee Development District consultant to discuss information entered into annual progress report and needs assessment.

A law enforcement officer from Hardin County attended the Command Level Leadership class hosted by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This class is the capstone of LEIC’s leadership program. It is held once annually and serves executive level law enforcement personnel.

District 32

Representative Kent Calfee
District 32 - Part of Roane and part of Loudon Counties

Requests for Assistance: 375
Total Contacts: 1,037
Training Participants: 417
Economic Impact: $21,141,057

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) a Roane County business secured government contracts worth more than $9 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process. Consultants also assisted a Loudon County business as it was awarded more than $11 million in government contracts.

At the request of Roane County, the fire management consultant with the County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) evaluated required state and federal ISO training requirements for the county fire department. The consultant compiled a sample year-long training calendar geared toward county fire departments with a mostly volunteer staff.

A municipal management consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) worked with the city of Harriman to coordinate, recruit and select a new general manager for the Harriman Utility Board.

The jail management consultant with CTAS assisted Roane County with a jail needs assessment.

Law enforcement officers from Roane and Loudon counties attended school resource officer basic training hosted by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This five-day course is aimed at certifying officers to operate in a school setting. Participants will earn a school resource officer certification upon completion of this course. Topics include: roles and responsibilities, safety procedures, security and vulnerability, emergency management and active shooter.

District 12

Representative Dale Carr
District 12 - Part of Sevier County

Requests for Assistance: 532
Total Contacts: 1,874
Training Participants: 294
Economic Impact: $414,133

Thirteen law enforcement personnel from Sevier County attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

The Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) developed and facilitated an assessment center for the Sevierville Fire Department to identify the best candidates for a new deputy fire chief position in their department.

Two law enforcement officers from Sevier County participated in LEIC’s 40-hour Crime Scene Operations course. 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.

The Center for Industrial Services (CIS) health and safety program conducted three sessions of a rope rescue refresher course for the Pigeon Forge Fire Department.

An MTAS consultant oriented the new municipal court clerk for Pittman Center. She helped the clerk become familiar with the job roles and responsibilities.

Districts 61, 63, 65

Representative Brandon Ogles
District 61 - Part of Williamson County

Speaker Glen Casada
District 63 - Part of Williamson County

Representative Sam Whitson
District 65 - Part of Williamson County

Requests for Assistance: 541
Total Contacts: 2,081
Training Participants: 476
Economic Impact: $434,007

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) a Williamson County business secured government contracts worth more than $400,000. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) jail management consultant participated on Williamson County’s Triple J (juvenile, justice, jail) planning team. His role included providing a jail needs assessment for the county.

Two law enforcement officers from Williamson 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.

CTAS helped Williamson County 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.

Districts 1, 2

Representative John Crawford
District 1 - Part of Sullivan County

Representative Bud Hulsey
District 2 - Part of Sullivan County

Requests for Assistance: 299
Total Contacts: 669
Training Participants: 186
Economic Impact: $67,483,632

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) several businesses from Sullivan County secured government contracts worth more than $67 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

A law enforcement personnel from Sullivan County attended School Resource Officer basic training hosted by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This five-day course is aimed at certifying officers to operate in a school setting. Participants will earn a school resource officer certification upon completion of this course. Topics include roles and responsibilities, safety procedures, security and vulnerability, emergency management and active shooter.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Sullivan County 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.

Two law enforcement officers from Sullivan County attended the 40-Hour Crime Scene Management course offered by 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.

District 69

Representative Michael G. Curcio
District 69 - Hickman and Part of Maury and Dickson Counties

Requests for Assistance: 887
Total Contacts: 2,705
Training Participants: 585
Economic Impact: $4,271,182

At the request of a Maury County manufacturer, the Center for Industrial Services (CIS) provided several aspects of Lean manufacturing training. As a result, the company reported that it was able to save more than $2 million in production costs.

A waste management consultant with the County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) worked with Dickson County on a solid waste plan where the county decided to implement a solid waste disposal fee. The fee will bring in more than $2.4 million to the county.

An economic development team with the Center for Industrial Services (CIS), in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, facilitated asset-based planning sessions in Hickman County. These planning sessions help rural counties build on their assets to promote economic growth.

The CTAS fire management consultant aided the Hickman County Public Safety Committee of the County Commission regarding the overall operations of the fire departments. Committee agreed to establish minimum training requirements for all fire personnel. Fire Departments agreed to start developing automatic and mutual aid agreements and response standards.

A law enforcement officer from Hickman County attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

District 70

Representative Clay Doggett
District 70 - Giles and part of Lawrence Counties

Requests for Assistance: 635
Total Contacts: 1,426
Training Participants: 177
Economic Impact: $89,860,292

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) several Giles County businesses secured government contracts worth more than $80 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

At the request of the town of Lynnville, the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) helped officials with the charter ratification process.

An economic development team with the Center for Industrial Services (CIS), in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, facilitated asset-based planning sessions in Lawrence County. These planning sessions help rural counties build on their assets to promote economic growth.

MTAS fire management consultants as well as a municipal management consultant assisted the Pulaski fire chief and mayor with developing a strategy to procure a fire apparatus for the city. The group reviewed the bid specifications, let the bid and evaluated all bids before selecting a vendor.

A law enforcement officer from Lawrence 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.

District 73

Representative Chris Todd
District 73 - Part of Madison County

Requests for Assistance: 240
Total Contacts: 1,751
Training Participants: 371
Economic Impact: $2,405,400

At the request of Madison County, the jail management consultant with the County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS), provided input on the new jail project. He met with the architect to discuss needs and sought input on costs from other counties that had recently built new jails.

A law enforcement officer from Madison County completed the 10-week National Forensic Academy (NFA), a program of the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). NFA participants are challenged in the various disciplines of crime scene investigation through classroom instruction, lab activities, and field practicums in the specialized courses.

The Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) assisted the city of Jackson’s human resource’s department with drafting a use of cell phone and other electronic devices policy.

The CTAS fire management consultant provided direction to the Madison County Fire Department for the development of swift water and flood water response teams.

District 11

Representative Jeremy Faison
District 11 - Cocke and Part of Jefferson, Greene Counties

Requests for Assistance: 880
Total Contacts: 1,295
Training Participants: 361
Economic Impact: $34,170,942

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Greene, Cocke and Jefferson 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.

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) several businesses in Greene County secured government contracts worth more than $33 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

A Cocke County law enforcement officer attended both the verbal de-escalation and applied de-escalation tactics classes offered by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). The LEIC facility includes a 300-degree shooting simulator that provides participants an immersive training experience to react to scenarios using verbal commands, Taser, and firearms. Officers experience a diverse range of scenarios during the class designed to challenge their knowledge and decision-making abilities.

A utility operations consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) assisted the Newport wastewater treatment plant with a biosolids land application and industrial pre-treatment application.

The fire management consultant with CTAS assisted Cocke County with a USDA Rural Development grant application for a fire station and equipment.

District 17

Representative Andrew Farmer
District 17 - Part of Jefferson and Sevier Counties

Requests for Assistance: 883
Total Contacts: 2,369
Training Participants: 431
Economic Impact: $1,409,841

Two Jefferson County law enforcement officers 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.

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) a Sevier County business secured government contracts worth more than $1 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

The Municipal Technical Assistance Service (MTAS) wastewater consultant worked with Jefferson City on its bio-solids land application and regulatory enforcement response.

A County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) property assessment consultant discussed required County Board of Equalization training with the Jefferson County assessor. The consultant also discussed internal controls with the assessor.

District 82

Representative Chris Hurt
District 82 - Lauderdale, Crockett, and Haywood Counties

Requests for Assistance: 713
Total Contacts: 1,000
Training Participants: 229
Economic Impact: $25,000

The Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) assisted Bells in developing specifications, estimates and the correct language for a paving bid package.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Crockett and Lauderdale 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.

A law enforcement officer from Lauderdale County attended the Supervising CSIs training offered by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC).

CTAS staff aided the newly appointed Haywood County sheriff. They answered questions on the drug fund, overtime, the county inmate workhouse and informed him of the New Sheriff’s School hosted by CTAS.

An economic development team with the Center for Industrial Services (CIS), in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, facilitated asset-based planning sessions in Haywood and Lauderdale counties. These planning sessions help rural counties build on their assets to promote economic growth.

District 23

Representative John Forgety
District 23 - McMinn and Part of Monroe Counties

Requests for Assistance: 674
Total Contacts: 145
Training Participants: 145
Economic Impact: $25,000

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped McMinn and Monroe counties each save $12,500 by maintaining and updating the CTAS Highway Program and GASB34 Asset Management software. The software allows the highway department to operate more efficiently, including maintenance analysis and scheduling, funding allocation requests, elimination of some field/site visits, and the streamlined ability to provide information.

An economic development specialist from Monroe County completed the capstone project of the Tennessee Certified Economic Developer program offered by the Center for Industrial Services (CIS). The TCED program is tailored to give participants a broad-based knowledge of economic opportunities and trends, core components, and tools required to compete in today’s global economy, with a focus on economic development in Tennessee.

CTAS’s jail management consultant conducted a jail staffing analysis report for McMinn County.

At the request of the city of Athens, Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) human resource consultants conducted an assessment center to help the city recruit and hire a new human resource director.

Two law enforcement officials from Monroe County attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

District 10

Representative Rick Eldridge
District 10 - Hamblen County

Requests for Assistance: 337
Total Contacts: 775
Training Participants: 108
Economic Impact: $22,032,754

The Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) conducted a Municipal Management Academy for Morristown. The academy is for experienced managers and supervisors who want to become more effective, as well as those who have been recently appointed to supervisory positions in municipal government.

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), a Hamblen County business won government contracts worth more than $20 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

The jail management consultant with the County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) answered questions from the Hamblen County chief deputy about searches of people entering the courthouse.

Nine law enforcement officers from Hamblen County attended the applied de-escalation tactics course at the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). The LEIC facility includes a 300-degree shooting simulator that provides participants an immersive training experience to react to scenarios using verbal commands, Taser, and firearms. Officers experience a diverse range of scenarios during the class designed to challenge their knowledge and decision-making abilities.

District 79

Representative Curtis Halford
District 79 - Gibson and Part of Carroll Counties

Requests for Assistance: 713
Total Contacts: 1,265
Training Participants: 518
Economic Impact: $17,655,165

At the request of a Carroll County manufacturer, the Center for Industrial Services (CIS) conducted a thorough review of the production process of several of their key pieces of equipment. The review resulted in two separate solutions that would save the company time and money. The solution the company chose resulted in $5.2 million in savings and increased production.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Carroll and Gibson 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.

With assistance from the CIS Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) a Gibson County business secured government contracts worth more than $12 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

An economic development team with the Center for Industrial Services (CIS), in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, facilitated asset-based planning sessions in Carroll County. These planning sessions help rural counties build on their assets to promote economic growth.

A law enforcement officer from Gibson County attended the three-day advanced leadership and supervision course offered by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). The course covers topics including planning and decision making, fostering a positive work environment and conflict resolution.

District 5

Representative David Hawk
District 5 - Part of Greene County

Requests for Assistance: 362
Total Contacts: 593
Training Participants: 160
Economic Impact: $33,060,234

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) several businesses in Greene County secured government contracts worth more than $32 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Greene County 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.

Two law enforcement officers from Greene County attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

A consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) developed and delivered a Municipal Management Academy class on motivating your workforce for the city of Greeneville.

District 9

Representative Gary Hicks
District 9 - Hancock and Hawkins County

Requests for Assistance: 594
Total Contacts: 1,169
Training Participants: 135
Economic Impact: $3,034,303

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), several businesses in Hancock and Hawkins counties won government contracts worth more than $3 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

An economic development team with the Center for Industrial Services (CIS), in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, facilitated asset-based planning sessions in Hancock County. These planning sessions help rural counties build on their assets to promote economic growth.

County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) staff worked closely with the Hancock County assessor’s office on year-end reports including the assessment summary, the County Board of Equalization (CBOE) change report and the CBOE final action reports for the state.

CTAS helped Hancock and Hawkins counties 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.

A finance consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) assisted the Sneedville city recorder with budget preparation and state budget submission.

Districts 6, 7

Representative James (Micah) Van Huss
District 6 - Part of Washington County

Representative Matthew Hill
District 7 - Part of Washington County

Requests for Assistance: 341
Total Contacts: 1,188
Training Participants: 135
Economic Impact: $77,303,160

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Washington County 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.

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), several Washington County businesses won government contracts worth more than $77 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

A law enforcement officer from Washington County command-level leadership training hosted by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This class is the capstone of LEIC’s leadership program. It is held once annually and serves executive level law enforcement personnel.

At the request of the Jonesborough town administrator, a fire consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) answered question on fire codes related to residential fire sprinkler system requirements.

District 3

Representative Timothy Hill
District 3 - Johnson and Part of Carter and Sullivan Counties

Requests for Assistance: 684
Total Contacts: 1,684
Training Participants: 288
Economic Impact: $103,144,992

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) several businesses from Sullivan and Johnson counties secured government contracts worth more than $100 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

A law enforcement officer from Sullivan County attended School Resource Officer basic training hosted by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This five-day course is aimed at certifying officers to operate in a school setting. Participants will earn a school resource officer certification upon completion of this course. Topics include roles and responsibilities, safety procedures, security and vulnerability, emergency management and active shooter.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Sullivan, Carter and Johnson 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.

Two law enforcement officers from Sullivan County attended the 40-Hour Crime Scene Management course offered by 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.

District 4

Representative John B. Holsclaw Jr.
District 4 - Unicoi and Part of Carter Counties

Requests for Assistance: 649
Total Contacts: 1,565
Training Participants: 146
Economic Impact: $35,687,000

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Unicoi and Carter 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.

At the request of a Unicoi County business, the Center for Industrial Services (CIS) conducted on-site training for an internal audit team on how to perform internal audits to the ISO9001 standard. The training will ultimately save and retain the business $35 million in productions costs and sales.
A CTAS law enforcement consultant conducted a risk assessment for the Unicoi County Sheriff’s Department.

The Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) designed and facilitated a strategic planning retreat for the town of Unicoi.

Two Carter County law enforcement officers 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.

District 76

Representative Andy H. Holt
District 76 - Weakley and Part of Obion and Carroll Counties

Requests for Assistance: 1,020
Total Contacts: 1,849
Training Participants: 415
Economic Impact: $5,237,500

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Carroll, Obion and Weakley 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.

Fourteen UT Martin employees, who are assigned to investigate campus sexual assault reports, participated in training offered by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). LEIC is a provider for sexual misconduct training required for employees, who investigate such matters, for public higher education institutions. This is the result of a state bill that took effect July 1, which mandates that any employee of a public institution of higher education who investigates sexual misconduct must participate in annual training.

At the request of a Carroll County manufacturer, the Center for Industrial Services (CIS) conducted a thorough review of the production process of several of their key pieces of equipment. The review resulted in two separate solutions that would save the company time and money. The solution the company chose resulted in $5.2 million in savings and increased production.

An economic development team with the Center for Industrial Services (CIS), in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, facilitated asset-based planning sessions in Carroll County. These planning sessions help rural counties build on their assets to promote economic growth.

District 22

Representative Dan Howell
District 22 - Meigs, Polk and Part of Bradley Counties

Requests for Assistance: 403
Total Contacts: 760
Training Participants: 257
Economic Impact: $105,449

The fire management consultant with the County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) delivered an EMS overtime and staffing analysis study for Bradley County Emergency Medical Services. The study included a report to reduce non-planned overtime while creating a safer work environment for EMS crews and the citizens of Bradley County.

A law enforcement officer from Bradley County completed the 10-week National Forensic Academy (NFA), a program of the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). NFA participants are challenged in the various disciplines of crime scene investigation through classroom instruction, lab activities, and field practicums in the specialized courses.

A human resources consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) assisted the city of Decatur with a review of its personnel policy on investigation procedures.

An economic development team with the Center for Industrial Services (CIS), in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, facilitated asset-based planning sessions in Meigs and Polk counties. These planning sessions help rural counties build on their assets to promote economic growth.

The CTAS jail management consultant conducted a jail needs assessment for the Meigs County jail.  

Districts 67, 68

Representative Jason Hodges
District 67 - Part of Montgomery County

Representative Curtis G. Johnson
District 68 - Part of Montgomery County

Requests for Assistance: 225
Total Contacts: 437
Training Participants: 315
Economic Impact: $354,523

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Montgomery County 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.

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) a Montgomery County business secured government contracts worth more than $250,000 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

The CTAS jail management consultant conducted a jail staffing analysis report for Montgomery County.

Ten law enforcement personnel from Montgomery county attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

The Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) conducted two days of operator training at the Clarksville wastewater treatment facility.

District 38

Representative Kelly Keisling
District 38 - Clay, Macon, Pickett, Scott and Part of Fentress Counties

Requests for Assistance: 583
Total Contacts: 1,085
Training Participants: 188
Economic Impact: $9,575,186

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), several Macon County businesses won government contracts worth more than $8.5 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

Five law enforcement personnel from Macon County attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

A County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Clay, Macon Pickett, Scott and Fentress 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.

Thirteen law enforcement officers from Fentress County participated in School Resource Officer basic training hosted by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This five-day course is aimed at certifying officers to operate in a school setting. Participants will earn a school resource officer certification upon completion of this course. Topics include roles and responsibilities, safety procedures, security and vulnerability, emergency management and active shooter.

CTAS assisted the new Fentress County human resources director with drafting new personnel policies for the county.

District 66

Representative Sabi ‘Doc’ Kumar
District 66 - Robertson County

Requests for Assistance: 316
Total Contacts: 1,241
Training Participants: 132
Economic Impact: $90,285,936

The Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) assisted the City of Springfield by preparing and presenting a four-year revenue sufficiency study for the city and incorporating an aggressive capital improvement program and additional debt issuance.

A Robertson County manufacturer reported savings and increased sales totaling more than $90 million after the Center for Industrial Services (CIS) provided ISO 9000 quality management training for the facility. This class is the capstone of LEIC’s leadership program. It is held annually and serves executive level law enforcement personnel.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Robertson County 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.

Eight law enforcement officers from Robertson County attended the three-day advanced leadership and supervision course offered by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). The course covers topics including planning and decision making, fostering a positive work environment and conflict resolution.

Districts 44, 45

Representative William Lamberth
District 44 - Part of Sumner County

Representative Johnny Garrett
District 45 - Part of Sumner County

Requests for Assistance: 629
Total Contacts: 1,885
Training Participants: 412
Economic Impact: $3,892,185

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) several Sumner County businesses secure government contracts worth more than $3 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

Fifteen law enforcement personnel from Sumner County attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Sumner County 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.

At the request of the city of Millersville, the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) facilitated a retreat for all employees.

District 78

Representative Mary Littleton
District 78 - Cheatham and Part of Dickson Counties

Requests for Assistance: 758
Total Contacts: 1,792
Training Participants: 244
Economic Impact: $2,702,500

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Cheatham and Dickson 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.

A waste management consultant with CTAS worked with Dickson County on a solid waste plan where the county decided to implement a solid waste disposal fee. The fee will bring in more than $2.4 million to the county.
Two law enforcement officers from Dickson County participated in Command Level Leadership training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC).

The jail management consultant with the CTAS conducted a needs assessment project for Cheatham County. By using CTAS, instead of an outside firm, to conduct the study, the county saved $35,000.

District 57

Representative Susan Lynn
District 57 - Part of Wilson County

Requests for Assistance: 364
Total Contacts: 1,115
Training Participants: 154
Economic Impact: $1,148,200

Five law enforcement personnel from Wilson County attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

The Center for Industrial Services (CIS) conducted a gap analysis for a Wilson County manufacturer. The analysis was to determine the company’s next steps in preparing for the new standard. By using CIS to conduct the analysis and making changes as a result of the study, the company generated more than $2 million in increased and retained production.

At the request of the Mt. Juliet city manager, the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) fire management consultant researched funding streams for county wide and municipal fire departments. The consultant provided a written opinion on appropriate funding for Wilson County and the City of Mount Juliet fire department services.

The jail management consultant with the County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) conducted a data gathering exercise with the Wilson County Sheriff’s Department.

District 62

Representative Pat Marsh
District 62 - Bedford and Parts of Lincoln Counties

Requests for Assistance: 319
Total Contacts: 1,199
Training Participants: 266
Economic Impact: $311,247

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Bedford and Lincoln 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.

A fire management consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) assisted the city of Fayetteville in recruiting, assessing and selecting the most appropriate candidate to become the new fire chief. The consultant helped the city develop a job description, post an advertisement on various websites and evaluate 31 resumes.

An MTAS finance consultant prepared a four-year revenue sufficiency study for the city of Fayetteville. The study included a projection in operating costs, a complex capital improvement plan and a structured debt service plan for the Fayetteville Public Utilities Water and Sewer Utility. The plan would ultimately bring in more than $280,000 to the city.

Two law enforcement officers from Lincoln County participated in School Resource Officer basic training hosted by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This five-day course is aimed at certifying officers to operate in a school setting. Participants will earn a school resource officer certification upon completion of this course. Topics include roles and responsibilities, safety procedures, security and vulnerability, emergency management and active shooter.

District 47

Representative Rush Bricken
District 47 - Coffee and Part of Warren Counties

Requests for Assistance: 406
Total Contacts: 977
Training Participants: 399
Economic Impact: $184,798,460

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) several Coffee County businesses secured government contracts worth more than $184 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Coffee County’s personnel and compensation committee review its personnel policies. Several changes were recommended including bringing the county emergency services into the county’s policies.

A fire management consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) assisted the Tullahoma fire chief with a check sheet to help his department document apparatus conditions such as tire tread depth.

Four law enforcement officers from Coffee County attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

The CTAS jail management consultant conducted a jail needs assessment for Warren County. By using CTAS, instead of a private firm to conduct the study, the county saved $30,000.

District 21

Representative Lowell Russell
District 21 - Parts of Loudon and Monroe Counties

Requests for Assistance: 486
Total Contacts: 689
Training Participants: 272
Economic Impact: $22,498,437

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) a Monroe County business secured government contracts worth more than $10 million., and a Loudon County company brought in contracts worth more than $11 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

Three law enforcement officers from Monroe County and one from Loudon County attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

At the request of a Monroe County manufacturer, a CIS consultant conducted an on-site environmental compliance audit.

Thirteen law enforcement professionals from within Loudon County participated in applied de-escalation tactics training at LEIC. The LEIC facility includes a 300-degree shooting simulator that provides participants an immersive training experience to react to scenarios using verbal commands, Taser, and firearms. Officers experience a diverse range of scenarios during the class designed to challenge their knowledge and decision-making abilities.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) worked closely with the Monroe County trustee to eliminate accounts that were no longer valid and to review and clean up the balance sheet.

Districts 8, 20

Representative Jerome Moon
District 8 - Part of Blount County

Representative Bob Ramsey
District 20 - Part of Blount County

Requests for Assistance: 370
Total Contacts: 1,280
Training Participants: 323
Economic Impact: $19,689,530

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), several Blount County businesses won government contracts worth more than $18 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

Twenty-four law enforcement officers from Blount County attended the applied de-escalation tactics course at the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). The LEIC facility includes a 300-degree shooting simulator that provides participants an immersive training experience to react to scenarios using verbal commands, Taser, and firearms. Officers experience a diverse range of scenarios during the class designed to challenge their knowledge and decision-making abilities.

A property assessment consultant with the County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS worked with the Blount County assessor’s office to provide information and online links to County Board of Equalization training for the staff.

CIS provided trench rescue training levels 1 and 2 for the Maryville and Alcoa fire departments. The training instructs first responders on the rules for shoring trench walls and extricating collapse victims.

At the request of the city of Maryville, the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) provided customer service training to city employees.

Districts 34, 37, 48, 49

Representative Tim Rudd
District 34 - Part of Rutherford County

Representative Charlie Baum
District 37 - Part of Rutherford County

Representative Bryan Terry
District 48 - Part of Rutherford County

Representative Mike Sparks
District 49 - Part of Rutherford County

Requests for Assistance: 344
Total Contacts: 891
Training Participants: 1,598
Economic Impact: $727,917

Requests for Assistance: 601
Total Contacts: 5,232
Training Participants: 232
Economic Impact: $11,795,060

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) a Rutherford County business secured government contracts worth more than $10 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

Nine law enforcement officers from Rutherford County attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

A law enforcement officer from Rutherford County completed the 10-week National Forensic Academy (NFA), a program of LEIC. NFA participants are challenged in the various disciplines of crime scene investigation through classroom instruction, lab activities, and field practicums in the specialized courses.

At the request of the city of Murfreesboro city recorder, the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) conducted financial reporting training for employees.

Among other safety training, a CIS health and safety consultant conducted a basic rigger safety class for the Tennessee Association of Utility Districts.

District 72

Representative Kirk Haston
District 72 - Henderson, Chester, Decatur and Perry Counties

Requests for Assistance: 702
Total Contacts: 1,189
Training Participants: 367
Economic Impact: $187,507

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Chester, Henderson, Decatur and Perry 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.

The Center for Industrial Services (CIS) provided leadership and supervision training for 12 employees at the request of a Decatur County manufacturer.

Four law enforcement officers from Coffee County attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

A fire management consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) assisted the city of Lexington fire department with annual physical ability testing and return to duty physical testing following an injury or illness.

A CTAS finance and budget consultant worked with the Perry County sheriff with jail renovation grant paperwork to complete the energy efficient portion. The project saved the county about $20,000.

District 81

Representative Debra Moody
District 81 - Tipton County

Requests for Assistance: 389
Total Contacts: 586
Training Participants: 114
Economic Impact: $6,684,955

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), a Tipton County business won government contracts worth more than $6 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

Four law enforcement personnel from Tipton County attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Tipton County 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.

A water consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) worked with Brighton to address a drainage system failure. He worked with the mayor and utility department officials to develop a cost estimate to replace an old drainage pipe that was failing.

District 46

Representative Clark Boyd
District 46 - Cannon and Part of Wilson and DeKalb Counties

Requests for Assistance: 613
Total Contacts: 1,562
Training Participants: 241
Economic Impact: $2,749,458

A County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) fire management consultant worked with the Cannon County emergency medical services director and county executive to discuss the status of the ambulance service personnel policies and standard operating procedures and guidelines.

CTAS helped Cannon, DeKalb and Wilson 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.

The Center for Industrial Services (CIS) conducted a gap analysis for a Wilson County manufacturer. The analysis was to determine the company’s next steps in preparing for the new standard. By using CIS to conduct the analysis and making changes as a result of the study, the company generated more than $2 million in increased and retained production.

Five law enforcement personnel from Wilson County attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

District 36

Representative Dennis Powers
District 36 - Campbell and Part of Union and Anderson Counties

Requests for Assistance: 1,069
Total Contacts: 18,908
Training Participants: 426
Economic Impact: $38,095,148

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), several businesses in Anderson County won government contracts worth more than $38 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

An economic development team with the Center for Industrial Services (CIS), in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, facilitated asset-based planning sessions in Campbell and Union counties. These planning sessions help rural counties build on their assets to promote economic growth.

Thirteen law enforcement officers from Campbell County participated in School Resource Officer basic training hosted by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This five-day course is aimed at certifying officers to operate in a school setting. Participants will earn a school resource officer certification upon completion of this course. Topics include roles and responsibilities, safety procedures, security and vulnerability, emergency management and active shooter.

A consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) conducted a program evaluation on the parks and recreation program for the city of Norris. The consultant presented the findings to the city manager.

District 33

Representative John Ragan
District 33 - Part of Anderson County

Representative John Ragan
District 33
Part of Anderson County

Requests for Assistance: 731
Total Contacts: 18,421
Training Participants: 242
Economic Impact: $37,833,756

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), several businesses in Anderson County won government contracts worth more than $37 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

A public works consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) assisted the city of Oak Ridge with stormwater program compliance and provided a class for the staff on stormwater administrative hearings.

A law enforcement officer from Anderson County completed the 10-week National Forensic Academy (NFA), a program of the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). NFA participants are challenged in the various disciplines of crime scene investigation through classroom instruction, lab activities, and field practicums in the specialized courses.

CIS provided two days of problem solving and 8D training for 16 employees at an Oak Ridge business.

A finance consultant with MTAS worked with the Oliver Springs finance director on year-end accounting issues and new state laws that will have an impact on the city.

District 74

Representative Jay D. Reedy
District 74 - Houston, Humphreys and Part of Montgomery Counties

Requests for Assistance: 375
Total Contacts: 697
Training Participants: 392
Economic Impact: $379,523

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Houston, Humphreys and Montgomery 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.

Ten law enforcement personnel from Montgomery County attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

At the request of New Johnsonville, a fire management consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) assisted the fire department with apparatus replacement, reviewing the option of charging for fire services and their application of industry standards.

The CTAS jail management consultant assisted Montgomery County with a jail staffing analysis. He examined jail space, number of inmates, and reviewing other needs before presenting the analysis to the county. By using CTAS to conduct the study, the county saved $10,000.

District 77

Representative Bill Sanderson
District 77 - Dyer, Lake, and Part of Obion County

Requests for Assistance: 869
Total Contacts: 1,618
Training Participants: 260
Economic Impact: $30,476,020

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) a Rutherford County business secured government contracts worth more than $30 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

At the request of the Dyersburg mayor, the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) answered the call to conduct an assessment center to assist the city in hiring a new fire chief. The MTAS assessment center evaluates resumes and job requirements to help the city rank candidates for the position.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Lake, Dyer and Obion 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.

A law enforcement officer from Dyer 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 economic development team with the Center for Industrial Services (CIS), in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, facilitated asset-based planning sessions in Obion and Lake counties. These planning sessions help rural counties build on their assets to promote economic growth.

District 25

Representative Cameron Sexton
District 25 - Cumberland, Van Buren and Part of Putnam Counties

Requests for Assistance: 555
Total Contacts: 1,021
Training Participants: 194
Economic Impact: $ 259,974,960

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) several Cumberland County businesses secured government contracts worth more than $200 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

A County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) consultant developed a spreadsheet at the request of the Cumberland County mayor. The spreadsheet looked at property assessment valuation, penny value and revenue amounts.

An economic development team with the Center for Industrial Services (CIS), in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, facilitated asset-based planning sessions in Van Buren County. These planning sessions help rural counties build on their assets to promote economic growth.

A law enforcement officer from Cumberland 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.

The CTAS jail management consultant conducted a jail staffing analysis for Van Buren County. The analysis reviewed jail standards and included a coverage plan for the jail.

District 35

Representative Jerry Sexton
District 35 - Claiborne, Grainger and Part of Union Counties

Requests for Assistance: 478
Total Contacts: 735
Training Participants: 177
Economic Impact: $4,091,224

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), a Claiborne County business won government contracts close to $4 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

At the request of the Claiborne County property assessor, the County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) provided training for the assessor’s office on the county mass appraisal software.

An economic development team with the Center for Industrial Services (CIS), in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, facilitated asset-based planning sessions in Union, Claiborne and Grainger counties. These planning sessions help rural counties build on their assets to promote economic growth.

A CTAS property assessment consultant provided training on the county mass appraisal software to the Claiborne County assessor’s office staff. The consultant instructed the staff on building queries for sales ratio analysis and creating data queries for commercial and industrial properties.

Two law enforcement officers from Grainger 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.

At the request of the new Rutledge city recorder, a finance consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) assisted with the previous year’s payroll reports and 1099 forms.  

District 80

Representative Johnny Shaw
District 80 - Part of Hardeman and Madison Counties

Requests for Assistance: 441
Total Contacts: 2,214
Training Participants: 573
Economic Impact: $30,475,836

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), a Hardeman County business won government contracts close worth more than $28 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

A county government consultant with the County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) worked with the new Hardeman County road superintendent on a County Officials Orientation Program (COOP) checklist for the office.

A law enforcement officer from Hardeman County attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

At the request of the Jackson water department, a utility consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) answered questions about the department’s water loss report and certification issues.

An economic development team with the Center for Industrial Services (CIS), in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, facilitated asset-based planning sessions in Hardeman County. These planning sessions help rural counties build on their assets to promote economic growth.

District 43

Representative Paul Sherrell
District 43 - White, Grundy and Part of Warren Counties

Requests for Assistance: 545
Total Contacts: 867
Training Participants: 189
Economic Impact: $1,689,500

Two law enforcement personnel from Warren County attended School Resource Officer basic training hosted by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This five-day course is aimed at certifying officers to operate in a school setting. Participants will earn a school resource officer certification upon completion of this course. Topics include roles and responsibilities, safety procedures, security and vulnerability, emergency management and active shooter.

The Center for Industrial Services (CIS) provided ISO 9001 training for a business in Warren County. As a result of the training, the business saw more than $1.6 million in increased and retained production.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped White, Grundy and Warren 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.

A Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) human resources consultant worked with the city of Sparta to revise its personnel policies and assisted with presenting the new policies to the city council.

An economic development team with the Center for Industrial Services (CIS), in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, facilitated asset-based planning sessions in White and Grundy counties. These planning sessions help rural counties build on their assets to promote economic growth.

District 92

Representative Rick Tillis
District 92 - Marshall and Part of Franklin, Lincoln, and Marion Counties

Requests for Assistance: 1,358
Total Contacts: 3,032
Training Participants: 915
Economic Impact: $2,846,076

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) Marshall and Franklin county businesses secured government contracts worth more than $2.4 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

A county government consultant with the County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) worked with the Marshall County finance director in preparation of financial statements to submit for the Government Finance Officer Association financial reporting award.

Four law enforcement officers from Franklin and Lincoln counties attended the school resource officer basic training hosted by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This five-day course is aimed at certifying officers to operate in a school setting. Participants will earn a school resource officer certification upon completion of this course. Topics include roles and responsibilities, safety procedures, security and vulnerability, emergency management and active shooter.

A finance consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) assisted the town of Jasper with converting its employee retirement plan to the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement Plan.

CTAS helped Marshall, Franklin, Lincoln and Marion 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.

District 31

Representative Ron Travis
District 31 - Bledsoe, Sequatchie, Rhea and Part of Roane County

Requests for Assistance: 702
Total Contacts: 1,905
Training Participants: 480
Economic Impact: $9,886,159

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Bledsoe, Sequatchie, Rhea and Roane 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.

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) a Rhea County business secured government contracts worth more than $9 million. Consultants helped a Sequatchie County business win a contract close to $200,000. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

The jail management consultant with CTAS conducted a jail needs assessment for Rhea County. The county saved $30,000 by using CTAS, rather than a private company, to conduct the study.

A finance consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) worked closely with the Graysville finance office in closing the previous year’s budget.

A law enforcement officer from Sequatchie County attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

District 40

Representative Terri Lynn Weaver
District 40 - Trousdale and Part of DeKalb and Sumner Counties

Requests for Assistance: 931
Total Contacts: 2,361
Training Participants: 478
Economic Impact: $4,030,941

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) several Sumner County businesses secured government contracts worth more than $3.8 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Trousdale, Smith, DeKalb and Sumner 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.

A municipal management consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) assisted the city of Liberty with a rental lease agreement for its community center.

Fifteen law enforcement personnel from Sumner County attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

A fire management consultant with MTAS answered questions from the Alexandria mayor in reference to the town establishing a fire department by ordinance, how to equip the department and how to purchase capital equipment such as fire apparatus.

District 42

Representative Ryan Williams
District 42 - Part of Putnam County

Requests for Assistance: 306
Total Contacts: 723
Training Participants: 137
Economic Impact: $59,737,928

The Center for Industrial Services (CIS) assisted a Putnam County company in the design and development of a traffic monitoring system for highway emergency and work zone use.

Two law enforcement officers from Putnam County attended the applied de-escalation tactics course at the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). The LEIC facility includes a 300-degree shooting simulator that provides participants an immersive training experience to react to scenarios using verbal commands, Taser, and firearms. Officers experience a diverse range of scenarios during the class designed to challenge their knowledge and decision-making abilities.

CIS provided OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Class training to employees of the Tennessee Department of Public Health, Upper Cumberland Region.
The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) assisted Putnam County with a bond refunding worth more than $2 million.

District 41

Representative John Mark Windle
District 41 - Morgan, Jackson and Overton and Part of Fentress County

Representative John Mark Windle
District 41
Morgan, Jackson and Overton and part of Fentress County

Requests for Assistance: 491
Total Contacts: 1,155
Training Participants: 235
Economic Impact: $309,729

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Jackson, Morgan, Fentress and Overton 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.

A municipal management consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) advised the city of Gainsboro with recommendations for police drug fund accounting of records.

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) a Morgan County business secured government contracts worth more than $200,000. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

CTAS assisted the new Fentress County human resources director with drafting new personnel policies for the county.

District 75

Representative Bruce Griffey
District 75 - Henry, Benton and Stewart Counties

Requests for Assistance: 470
Total Contacts: 589
Training Participants: 142
Economic Impact: $122,500

A County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) solid waste management consultant advised the Henry County solid waste director on possible Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation grants and on the disposal of waste tires.

A law enforcement officer from Henry County attended the three-day advanced leadership and supervision course offered by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). The course covers topics including planning and decision making, fostering a positive work environment and conflict resolution.

At the request of Stewart County, a CTAS county government consultant assisted the highway department in purchasing heavy equipment from the state contract.

CTAS helped Benton County 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.


Senators

Senators

District 15 District 17 District 9 District 16 Districts 6, 7 District 3 Districts 19, 20, 21 District 10 District 22 District 26 District 18 Districts 29, 30, 31, 33 District 28 District 12 District 27 District 23 District 4 District 5 District 8 District 32 District 2 District 25 District 1 District 24 District 14 District 11 District 13

District 15

Senator Paul Bailey
District 15 - Cumberland, Jackson, Overton, Bledsoe, Putnam, and White Counties

Requests for Assistance: 914
Total Contacts: 2,040
Training Participants: 382
Economic Impact: $259,905,928

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) several Cumberland County businesses secured government contracts worth more than $200 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

A consultant with the County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) provided the Cumberland County assessor’s office with a copy of the CTAS internal controls guidebook. He also discussed with them the importance of having controls in place specific to the office.

CTAS helped Bledsoe, Jackson and Overton 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.

A municipal management consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) advised the city of Gainsboro with recommendations for police drug fund accounting of records.

CIS delivered an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10-hour general industry class to 36 employees with the Tennessee Department of Public Health’s Upper Cumberland Region.

Two Putnam County law enforcement officers 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.

District 17

Senator Mark Pody
District 17 - Cannon, Clay, DeKalb, Macon, Smith, and Wilson Counties

Requests for Assistance: 964
Total Contacts: 2,172
Training Participants: 346
Economic Impact: $16,983,144

Five law enforcement personnel from Wilson and Macon counties attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

The Center for Industrial Services (CIS) conducted a gap analysis for a Wilson County manufacturer. The analysis was to determine the company’s next steps in preparing for the new standard. By using CIS to conduct the analysis and making changes as a result of the study, the company generated more than $2 million in increased and retained production.

A County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) fire management consultant worked with the Cannon County emergency medical services director and county executive to discuss the status of the ambulance service personnel policies and standard operating procedures and guidelines.

CTAS helped Cannon, Clay, DeKalb, Macon and Smith 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.

The Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) assisted the town of Alexandria with maintenance of the budget for the fiscal year for general and water and sewer funds. He also created forms and schedules for them that are required by the state in order for the budget to be approved.

District 9

Senator Mike Bell
District 9 - Bradley, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe and Polk Counties

Requests for Assistance: 1,191
Total Contacts: 2,355
Training Participants: 557
Economic Impact: $11,075,329

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) a Monroe County business secured government contracts worth more than $10 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Cannon, Clay, DeKalb, Macon and Smith 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.

Seven law enforcement personnel from McMinn and Monroe counties attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

A human resources consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) assisted the city of Decatur with a review of its personnel policy on investigation procedures.

District 16

Senator Janice Bowling
District 16 - Coffee, Franklin, Grundy, Marion, Sequatchie, Van Buren and Warren Counties

Requests for Assistance: 1,749
Total Contacts: 4,057
Training Participants: 1,200
Economic Impact: $186,255,784

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) several Coffee County businesses secured government contracts worth more than $184 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

The jail management consultant with the County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) assisted Franklin County in conducting a jail staffing analysis. His analysis found that with new staff positions should be created with salaries and benefits close to $440,000.

A fire management consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) worked closed with the Monteagle mayor and fire department to fire administration/operations improvements. He conducted an inventory of ISO related equipment and personal protective equipment.

CTAS helped Coffee, Franklin, Grundy, Marion, Sequatchie, Van Buren and Warren 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.

Two law enforcement personnel from Warren County attended School Resource Officer basic training hosted by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This five-day course is aimed at certifying officers to operate in a school setting. Participants will earn a school resource officer certification upon completion of this course. Topics include: roles and responsibilities, safety procedures, security and vulnerability, emergency management and active shooter.

Districts 6, 7

Senator Becky Duncan Massey
District 6 - Part of Knox County

Senator Richard Briggs
District 7 - Part of Knox County

Requests for Assistance: 1,733
Total Contacts: 10,183
Training Participants: 770
Economic Impact: $92,261,576

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), several Knox County businesses won government contracts worth more than $90 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office sent all new officers through the applied de-escalation tactics course at the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). The LEIC facility includes a 300-degree shooting simulator that provides participants an immersive training experience to react to scenarios using verbal commands, Taser, and firearms. Officers experience a diverse range of scenarios during the class designed to challenge their knowledge and decision-making abilities.

A health and safety consultant with CIS conducted on-site medical waste worker training for 14 employees at University Health Systems.

The Naifeh Center for Effective Leadership delivered several leadership topic addresses for the Knox County Procurement office.

A county government consultant with the County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) facilitated a planning session with the Knox County Office of Stormwater Management.

District 3

Senator Rusty Crowe
District 3 - Washington, Unicoi and Carter Counties

Requests for Assistance: 990
Total Contacts: 2,753
Training Participants: 281
Economic Impact: $112,990,160

Staff with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) helped the city of Elizabethton recruit a new city manager. Before the position was filled, MTAS staff assisted the city finance director and interim city manager on year-end financials.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Washington, Unicoi and Carter 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.

MTAS saved the town of Erwin save $25,000 by working with its public works department to bid a project for culvert repair.

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), several Washington County businesses won government contracts worth more than $90 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

A law enforcement officer from Washington County command-level leadership training hosted by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This class is the capstone of LEIC’s leadership program. It is held once annually and serves executive level law enforcement personnel.

Districts 19, 20, 21

Senator Brenda Gilmore
District 19 - Part of Davidson County

Senator Steven Dickerson
District 20 - Part of Davidson County

Senator Jeff Yarbro
District 21 - Part of Davidson County

Requests for Assistance: 851
Total Contacts: 12,127
Training Participants: 413
Economic Impact: $4,001,135

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), several Davidson County businesses won government contracts worth more than $3 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

A CIS health and safety consultant provided aerial lift training for a Davidson County business. The consultant facilitated two, four-hour training courses.

A property assessment consultant with the County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) led a four-hour State Board of Equalization (SBOE) course for Davidson County’s Metro Board and hearing officers. The board of equalization is responsible for ensuring constitutional and statutory compliance in assessments of property for ad valorem taxes.

More than 130 women, a number from Davidson County, attended the Women in Criminal Justice Conference hosted by the Naifeh Center for Effective Leadership. The attendees, from across the state, listened to talks on topics ranging from cybercrime to human trafficking.

The Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC) facilitated a Command Training course for the Tennessee Association of Police Chiefs and the Tennessee Sheriff’s Association in Nashville. More than 40 law enforcement personnel attended the training.

District 10

Senator Todd Gardenhire
District 10 - Bradley and part of Hamilton County

Requests for Assistance: 1,666
Total Contacts: 3,647
Training Participants: 699
Economic Impact: $165,334,545

The fire management consultant with the County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) delivered an EMS overtime and staffing analysis study for Bradley County Emergency Medical Services. The study included a report to reduce non-planned overtime while creating a safer work environment for EMS crews and the citizens of Bradley County.

A law enforcement officer from Bradley County completed the 10-week National Forensic Academy (NFA), a program of the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). NFA participants are challenged in the various disciplines of crime scene investigation through classroom instruction, lab activities, and field practicums in the specialized courses.

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) several Hamilton County businesses secured government contracts worth more than $160 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) property assessment consultant aided the Hamilton County assessor’s office by providing information on County Board of Equalization training. The consultant also provided an email link to online training videos, certification forms and detailed instructions for submission to the State Board of Equalization.
At the request of the UT Chattanooga health and safety department, CIS conducted a campus safety audit.

More than 45 business owners and employees attended a crime prevention for business course hosted by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). The training taught business owners how to protect their facilities and their employees from crime.

District 22

Senator Bill Powers
District 22 - Stewart, Houston, and Montgomery Counties

Requests for Assistance: 490
Total Contacts: 821
Training Participants: 376
Economic Impact: $367,023

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Stewart, Houston and Montgomery 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.

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) a Montgomery County business secured government contracts worth more than $250,000 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

The CTAS jail management consultant conducted a jail staffing analysis report for Montgomery County.

A municipal management consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) assisted the Erin city recorder on questions regarding re-districting and voting.

Ten law enforcement personnel from Montgomery county attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

District 26

Senator Dolores Gresham
District 26 - Chester, Decatur, Fayette, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, McNairy, and Henderson Counties

Requests for Assistance: 2,092
Total Contacts: 3,499
Training Participants: 1,094
Economic Impact: $28,132,936

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) a Hardeman County business secured government contracts worth more than $27 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Chester, Henderson, Decatur, Fayette, Hardin and McNairy 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.

Two law enforcement officers from Chester County attended the school resource officer basic training hosted by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This five-day course is aimed at certifying officers to operate in a school setting. Participants will earn a school resource officer certification upon completion of this course. Topics include: roles and responsibilities, safety procedures, security and vulnerability, emergency management and active shooter.

A fire management consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) assisted the city of Lexington fire department with annual physical ability testing and return to duty physical testing following an injury or illness.

Fourteen law enforcement officers from Fayette County attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by LEIC. This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

District 18

Senator Ferrell Haile
District 18 - Sumner, Trousdale and Part of Davidson Counties

Requests for Assistance: 1,587
Total Contacts: 14,168
Training Participants: 855
Economic Impact: $7,905,820

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) several Sumner County businesses secured government contracts worth more than $7 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

A municipal management consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) facilitated a strategic planning session for the city of Millersville.

Fifteen law enforcement personnel from Sumner and Davidson counties attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Trousdale and Sumner 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.

A fire management consultant with MTAS recommended to the city of Gallatin that it hire a fire inspector. The city acted on the recommendation of the consultant and added a fire inspector to its employee base.

Districts 29, 30, 31, 33

Senator Raumesh Akbari
District 29 - Part of Shelby County

Senator Sara Kyle
District 30 - Part of Shelby County

Senator Brian Kelsey
District 31 - Part of Shelby County

Senator Katrina Robinson
District 33 - Part of Shelby County

Requests for Assistance: 1,228
Total Contacts: 4,840
Training Participants: 1,091
Economic Impact: $40,219,156

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) several Shelby County businesses secured government contracts worth more than $40 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

The Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) continued to work with the city of Memphis to provide a variety of training for city employees. The training classes included customer service, leading and managing change and navigating the multi-generational workplace. MTAS also partnered with the city’s Professional Development Institute (PDI) to create a series of certificate programs: the Management and Leader Certificate Program, the Administrative Certificate Program and the Professional Certificate Program.

A law enforcement officer from Shelby County completed the 10-week National Forensic Academy (NFA), a program of the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). NFA participants are challenged in the various disciplines of crime scene investigation through classroom instruction, lab activities, and field practicums in the specialized courses.

Shelby County’s purchasing department sought assistance from the County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) to help streamline the procedures of the department.

CIS provided Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 511 training for general industry to employees of the University of Memphis Office of Environmental Health and Safety

District 28

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.

District 12

Senator Ken Yager
District 12 - Campbell, Fentress, Morgan, Rhea, Roane, Pickett and Scott Counties

Requests for Assistance: 1,145
Total Contacts: 2,335
Training Participants: 666
Economic Impact: $12,496,121

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) a Roane County business secured government contracts worth more than $12 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process. The CIS PTAC consultants also helped a Morgan County company receive nearly $200,000 in government contracts.

At the request of Roane County, the fire management consultant with the County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) evaluated required state and federal ISO training requirements for the county fire department. The consultant compiled a sample year-long training calendar geared toward county fire departments with a mostly volunteer staff.

Thirteen law enforcement officers from Campbell and Fentress counties participated in School Resource Officer basic training hosted by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This five-day course is aimed at certifying officers to operate in a school setting. Participants will earn a school resource officer certification upon completion of this course. Topics include: roles and responsibilities, safety procedures, security and vulnerability, emergency management and active shooter.

CTAS assisted the new Fentress County human resources director with drafting new personnel policies for the county.

A municipal finance consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) worked with the city of Dayton to complete an application to be considered for the Government Finance Officers Association Certificate of Achievement Award.

District 27

Senator Ed Jackson
District 27 - Madison, Crockett, Dyer, Lake and Lauderdale Counties

Requests for Assistance: 1,252
Total Contacts: 3,282
Training Participants: 641
Economic Impact: $32,893,920

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), a Dyer County business won government contracts worth more than $30 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Madison, Crockett, Dyer, Lake and Lauderdale 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.

A law enforcement officer from Madison County completed the 10-week National Forensic Academy (NFA), a program of the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). NFA participants are challenged in the various disciplines of crime scene investigation through classroom instruction, lab activities, and field practicums in the specialized courses.

The Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) developed specifications, estimates and language for a paving bid package for Bells.

District 23

Senator Jack Johnson
District 23 - Williamson County

Requests for Assistance: 541
Total Contacts: 2,081
Training Participants: 476
Economic Impact: $434,007

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) a Williamson County business secured government contracts worth more than $400,000. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) jail management consultant participated on Williamson County’s Triple J (juvenile, justice, jail) planning team. His role included providing a jail needs assessment for the county.

At the request of the city of Brentwood, the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) conducted a class for planning commission members that addressed public records and open meetings.

Two law enforcement officers from Williamson 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.

District 4

Senator Jon Lundberg
District 4 - Sullivan, Carter, and Johnson Counties

Requests for Assistance: 684
Total Contacts: 1,684
Training Participants: 288
Economic Impact: $103,144,992

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) several businesses from Sullivan and Johnson counties secured government contracts worth more than $100 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

At the request of the city of Bristol, the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) assisted in the recruitment and assessment center for a new fire chief.

A law enforcement personnel from Sullivan County attended School Resource Officer basic training hosted by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This five-day course is aimed at certifying officers to operate in a school setting. Participants will earn a school resource officer certification upon completion of this course. Topics include: roles and responsibilities, safety procedures, security and vulnerability, emergency management and active shooter.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Sullivan, Carter and Johnson 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.

Two law enforcement officers from Sullivan County attended the 40-Hour Crime Scene Management course offered by 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.

District 5

Lieutenant Governor Randy McNally
District 5 - Anderson, Loudon, and Part of Knox Counties

Requests for Assistance: 2,644
Total Contacts: 28,870
Training Participants: 1,140
Economic Impact: $141,623,889

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), several businesses in Anderson, Loudon and Knox counties won government contracts worth more than $140 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

A consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) conducting a program evaluation on the parks and recreation program for the city of Norris. The consultant presented the findings to the city manager.

A law enforcement officer from Anderson County completed the 10-week National Forensic Academy (NFA), a program of the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). NFA participants are challenged in the various disciplines of crime scene investigation through classroom instruction, lab activities, and field practicums in the specialized courses.

The County Technical Assistance Services (CTAS) helped Loudon County 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.

District 8

Senator Frank S. Niceley
District 8 - Claiborne, Grainger, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson and Union Counties

Requests for Assistance: 1,423
Total Contacts: 2,399
Training Participants: 449
Economic Impact: $8,121,235

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), several businesses in Claiborne Hancock and Hawkins counties won government contracts worth more than $8 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

At the request of the Claiborne County property assessor, the County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) provided training for the assessor’s office on the county mass appraisal software.

CTAS staff worked closely with the Hancock County assessor’s office on year-end reports including the assessment summary, the County Board of Equalization (CBOE) change report and the CBOE final action reports for the state.

Two Jefferson County law enforcement officers 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.

At the request of the Mount Carmel city administrator, the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) fire management consultant conducted a comprehensive fire department study for the city.

District 32

Senator Paul Rose
District 32 - Tipton and Part of Shelby County

Requests for Assistance: 1,617
Total Contacts: 5,426
Training Participants: 1,205
Economic Impact: $46,904,111

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) several Shelby County businesses secured government contracts worth more than $40 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

The Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) saved Covington more than $6 million by recommending they table their plans for a new police station.

Four law enforcement personnel from Tipton County attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Tipton County 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.

District 2

Senator Art Swann
District 2 - Blount and Sevier Counties

Requests for Assistance: 902
Total Contacts: 3,154
Training Participants: 617
Economic Impact: $20,103,663

Thirteen law enforcement personnel from Sevier and Blount counties attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) a Blount County business secured government contracts worth more than $19 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

Twenty-four law enforcement officers from Blount County attended the applied de-escalation tactics course at the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). The LEIC facility includes a 300-degree shooting simulator that provides participants an immersive training experience to react to scenarios using verbal commands, Taser, and firearms. Officers experience a diverse range of scenarios during the class designed to challenge their knowledge and decision-making abilities.

The CIS health and safety program provided trench rescue training for the Maryville and Alcoa fire departments.

The Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) developed and facilitated an assessment center for the Sevierville Fire Department to identify the best candidates for a new deputy fire chief position in their department.

District 25

Senator Kerry Roberts
District 25 - Cheatham, Dickson, Hickman, Humphreys, and Robertson Counties

Requests for Assistance: 1,283
Total Contacts: 3,657
Training Participants: 762
Economic Impact: $93,791,118

A finance consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) prepared and presented a four-year revenue sufficiency study for the city of Springfield.

A Robertson County manufacturer reported savings and increased sales totaling more than $90 million after the Center for Industrial Services (CIS) provided ISO 9000 quality management training for the facility.

Two law enforcement officers from Dickson County participated in Command Level Leadership training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This class is the capstone of LEIC’s leadership program. It is held annually and serves executive level law enforcement personnel.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Cheatham, Dickson, Hickman, Humphreys and Robertson 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.

The jail management consultant with CTAS conducted a needs assessment project for Cheatham County. By using CTAS, instead of an outside firm, to conduct the study, the county saved $35,000.

District 1

Senator Steve Southerland
District 1 - Cocke, Greene, Hamblen, and Sevier Counties

Requests for Assistance: 1,398
Total Contacts: 3,449
Training Participants: 626
Economic Impact: $55,622,121

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) several businesses in Greene and Hamblen counties secured government contracts worth more than $54 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

The Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) conducted a Municipal Management Academy for the city of Memphis. The academy is for experienced managers and supervisors who want to become more effective, as well as those who have been recently appointed to supervisory positions in municipal government.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Greene, Cocke and Hamblen 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.

Law Enforcement officers from Hamblen and Cocke counties participated in a applied de-escalation tactics course at the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). The LEIC facility includes a 300-degree shooting simulator that provides participants an immersive training experience to react to scenarios using verbal commands, Taser, and firearms. Officers experience a diverse range of scenarios during the class designed to challenge their knowledge and decision-making abilities.

District 24

Senator John Stevens
District 24 - Benton, Carroll, Gibson, Henry, Obion, and Weakley Counties

Requests for Assistance: 1,677
Total Contacts: 2,972
Training Participants: 941
Economic Impact: $17,802,665

At the request of a Carroll County manufacturer, the Center for Industrial Services (CIS) conducted a thorough review of the production process of several of their key pieces of equipment. The review resulted in two separate solutions that would save the company time and money. The solution the company chose resulted in $5.2 million in savings and increased production.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Benton, Carroll, Gibson, Henry, Obion and Weakley 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.

With assistance from the CIS Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) a Gibson County business secured government contracts worth more than $12 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

A fire management consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) advised the Dyer fire chief on firefighter self-contained breathing apparatus fit testing and medical evaluation requirements.

Fourteen UT Martin employees, who are assigned to investigate campus sexual assault reports, participated in training offered by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). LEIC is a provider for sexual misconduct training required for employees, who investigate such matters, for public higher education institutions. This is the result of a state bill that took effect July 1, which mandates that any employee of a public institution of higher education who investigates sexual misconduct must participate in annual training.

District 14

Senator Shane Reeves
District 14 - Bedford, Lincoln, Marshall, Moore and Parts of Rutherford Counties

Requests for Assistance: 1,365
Total Contacts: 6,964
Training Participants: 630
Economic Impact: $13,603,603

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) several Marshall and Rutherford county businesses secured government contracts worth more than $13 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) helped Bedford, Lincoln, Marshall, Moore and Rutherford 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.

A fire management consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) assisted the city of Fayetteville in recruiting, assessing and selecting the most appropriate candidate to become the new fire chief. The consultant helped the city develop a job description, post an advertisement on various websites and evaluate 31 resumes.

Ten law enforcement personnel from Moore and Rutherford counties attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

A budget and finance consultant with CTAS assisted the new Moore County mayor and director of schools with reviewing the county’s current debt load and the school capital project. He reviewed additional revenue streams with the mayor to assist with debt service funding.

District 11

Senator Bo Watson
District 11 - Part of Hamilton County

Requests for Assistance: 1,465
Total Contacts: 3,155
Training Participants: 533
Economic Impact: $165,254,096

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) several Hamilton County businesses secured government contracts worth more than $160 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

The County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) property assessment consultant aided the Hamilton County assessor’s office by providing information on County Board of Equalization training. The consultant also provided an email link to online training videos, certification forms and detailed instructions for submission to the State Board of Equalization.
At the request of the UT Chattanooga health and safety department, CIS conducted a campus safety audit.

More than 45 business owners and employees attended a crime prevention for business course hosted by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). The training taught business owners how to protect their facilities and their employees from crime.

District 13

Senator Dawn White
District 13 - Part of Rutherford County

Requests for Assistance: 601
Total Contacts: 5,232
Training Participants: 232
Economic Impact: $11,795,060

Nine law enforcement officers from Rutherford County attended STOP Domestic Violence awareness training facilitated by the Law Enforcement Innovation Center (LEIC). This 32-hour course provides instruction for investigating domestic violence incidents. The participants are better equipped to handle domestic violence situations as well as provide resources for victims.

With assistance from the Center for Industrial Services’ (CIS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), several Rutherford County businesses won government contracts worth more than $7 million. PTAC consultants work with businesses across Tennessee to help coach them through the federal government contract process.

A property assessment coordinator with the County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) reviewed Rutherford County’s process for reappraisal and looked over the property assessor’s upcoming presentation.

At the request of the Murfreesboro Fire Department, a fire management consultant with the Municipal Technical Advisory Service worked with the chief to develop components to assess current staff members to fill four battalion chief positions. The department was adding three new positions and replacing a retired battalion chief.

A health and safety consultant with CIS taught a basic rigger class for the Tennessee Association of Utility Districts. More than 22 employees attended the class.