The Town of Kingston Springs Charter requires the Board of Commissioners to appoint a City Manager who is the executive officer of the town government. The City Manager directs and supervises the administration of all departments, offices, and agencies of the town, except as otherwise provided in the town’s charter. The City Manager is charged with advising the Board of Commissioners with regard to current programs and operations, future needs, and all matters related to proper administration of the town. The City Manager is the town’s chief public information officer, is a liaison to the community and local businesses, and oversees all human resources aspects of the municipal workforce. Additionally, the City Manager implements policy as determined by the Board of Commissioners by providing management and administrative support.
Interim City Manager / City Recorder Debbie Finch
Debbie K. Finch is the Town’s longest-term employee having been the Kingston Springs City Recorder since 1989. She also serves as the Town’s Interim City Manager. Debbie received her certification as a State Certified City Recorder in 1996 and she was awarded Tennessee’s City Recorder of the Year in 2012. She also received certification with the Tennessee Municipal Clerk Institute and International Institute in 2005, and became a Tennessee Certified Municipal Finance Officer in 2012. Debbie’s duties include all financial aspects of the city’s operation. She oversees and maintains the budget and is responsible for all accounting, payroll, and insurance, and is custodian of all city records. Debbie also serves Kingston Springs as Interim City Manager, supervising the administration of all Town departments, offices and agencies.