Committee & Board Assignments

Commissioner Larsen Jay has been approved for membership on the following Knox County Commission committees and boards:

FINANCE COMMITTEE

(Vice Chair) The Finance Committee meets quarterly and includes all members of the Knox County Commission. The duties of the finance committee are set forth in state law, the Knox County Charter and Code, Resolutions of the Knox County Commission and other duties as may be assigned by the Knox County Commission.

RULES COMMITTEE

(Member) The Rules Committee meets annually (or more often if needed) and reviews the rules of the Commission and report its recommendations to the Commission by the regular November Commission meeting. 

JOINT EDUCATION COMMITTEE

(Co-Chair) The Joint Education Committee (meetings TBD) and is comprised of members of the Knox County Commission and the Knox County Board of Education.

RETIREMENT & PENSION BOARD

(Member) The Retirement & Pension Board meets monthly and is comprised of the Knox County Mayor, Knox County Commissioners, two employees elected of Knox County Government Active Employees and Active Certified Teachers from Plan A, and two employees elected from Non-Certified Schools Active Employees.

CABLE TV COMMITTEE

(Member) The Cable TV Committee meets at the discretion of the Chairman and is comprised of all members of the Knox County Commission. The Cable TV Committee is an advisory group that makes recommendations to Knox County Commission on cable issues. The committee monitors compliance with the franchise agreements among the cable companies operating within the unincorporated areas of Knox County. The committee also monitors customer service issues, and may investigate and conduct hearings on cable television matters.

BEER BOARD

(Member) The Beer Board meets monthly and is comprised of all members of the Knox County Commission. The Beer Board's responsibility is to oversee all beer permits including empowerment to grant, deny, suspend, or revoke beer permits, issue temporary or special events permits, and to impose civil penalties within the unincorporated areas of the county, subject only to state law, the County Charter, county ordinance, and review by a court of competent jurisdiction.

PARKS & RECREATION

(Member - Appointed by Major Jacobs) The Knox Co. Parks & Recreation board of directors is the advisory team to help guide the staff and partners on development, management and concept planning for county's park assets.