District 11 Commissioner: Joe Graham, Chairman Pro-Tempore


District 11 Commissioner

Contact Me

County Commission (Hours: 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Except for these holidays)

Address: 401 Courthouse, 625 Georgia Avenue, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402.
Phone Number: 423-209-7200 and FAX Number: 423-209-7201


Committees the Commissioner serves on:


Legal and Legislative Committee

Responsible for legal matters involving county government, including relations between the Mayoral and Legislative branches, rules and regulations of the Commission, and State legislative matters. Works with County Attorney and other appropriate persons or agencies.


Building and Economic Development Committee

Deals with new construction and major renovation of county buildings, contracts and new industries. Works with economic development, the County Mayor and other organizations to promote recruitment of new business and industry. To be the liaison between the County Commission and existing businesses to assist them with any problems they may have.


Education Committee

Monitors the Hamilton County School system, consults with the Superintendent and board members to assess needs, make suggestions and support actions to develop and maintain high quality educational programs for all children of Hamilton County.


Delinquent Tax Property Special Committee

To approve the sale of delinquent tax property as presented by the Real Property Division. Responsible for legal matters involving county government, including relations between the Executive and Legislative branches, rules and regulations of the Commission, and State legislative matters. Works with County Attorney and other appropriate persons or agencies.


Legislative Staff


Patricia Mitchell, Legislative Administrator

Responsible for County Commissioners' scheduling appointments, conference calls, and meetings. Follows up on complaints and concerns from constituents for Commissioners and manages the Commission Office (which includes staff, budget, payroll, and purchasing)


Melinda Volker, Legislative Assistant

Responsible for correspondence, creative writing, and agenda items for Commissioners. The legislative assistant also provides support to the administrator.


Bridget Hughes, Administrative Assistant

Responsible for front desk incoming calls, schedules meeting, maintain database and online calendar, provides project support, handles mailings, files as needed and makes appointments. Assists Legislative Administrator and Legislative Assistant as requested and performs other duties as assigned.

Districts' Information




District Area Geographically

The following is meant to give a general sense of district boundaries. For exact districts browse the GIS map system.

District 1 contains the Soddy-Daisy area.
District 2 contains the Signal Mountain area.
District 3 contains the Hixson and Lakesite areas.
District 4 contains the downtown area.
District 5 contains the Brainerd and Tyner areas.
District 6 contains Lookout Red Bank and North Chattanooga areas.
District 7 contains the East Brainerd and Apison areas.
District 8 contains the East Ridge area.
District 9 contains the Harrison and Birchwood areas.
District 10 contains the Collegedale area.
District 11 contains the Tiftonia, Lookout Mountain, and Missionary Ridge areas.


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District Map