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Bill Newman
County Mayor, Lincoln County
112 Main Avenue South, Room 101
Fayetteville, Tennessee 37334
(931) 433-3045 / FAX (931) 433-9979

The County Mayor serves as:
1. The chief executive officer of Lincoln County,
2. A non-voting, ex-officio member of the Legislative Body, and
3. A non-voting, ex-officio member of each committee of the Legislative Body, except as provided by law or by the Legislative Body.

The County Mayor may be elected chairperson of the Legislative Body, casting a vote in the event of a tie. Otherwise, the County Executive, if not the chairperson, has veto power over legislative resolutions adopted by the Legislative Body. He/She serves as the chief financial officer and has the care and custody of all County property, unless placed with another officer. The Mayor has other duties and interacts with other County officials in almost every area of local administration.

The County Mayor's office is located in Room 101 of the Courthouse. Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday