District 5 Commissioner: Katherlyn Geter

District 5 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:

The Diversity and Equity Committee

This committee identifies and recommends strategies for addressing benefits, as well as, barriers to diversity and equity. They also formulate recommendations that will assist in enhancing and maintaining a diverse and equitable environment in county government. This committee may also plan information sessions that promote awareness of diversity and equity related issues.

The Building and Economic Development Committee

This committee deals with new construction and major renovation of county buildings, contracts and new industries. This committee also serves as the liaison between the County Commission and existing businesses to assist them with any problems they may have. By working with economic development, the County Mayor and other organizations they hope to promote recruitment of new businesses and industries.

The Education Committee

This 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.

The Health, Human Services, Personnel, Arts, Recreation, and Public Relations Committee

This committee works with all health and safety services, reviews personnel relations, benefits, grievances, and policies, and oversees recreational facilities and projects.

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 front desk and incoming phone calls for Commission Office as well as correspondence, creative writing, and agenda items for Commissioners. The legislative assistant also provides support to the administrator.

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 some of Red Bank. District 4 contains the downtown area. District 5 contains the Tyner area. District 6 contains Lookout Mountain and Tiftonia area. District 7 contains the East Brainerd and Apison area. District 8 contains the East Ridge area. District 9 contains the Snow Hill and Harrison area.

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District Map

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