Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS)

Executive Director: Margaret Norris

MTAS was created in 1949 to serve city governments within the state of Tennessee. We offer programs and services to cities in a variety of areas, including training, finance, legal, technical, and municipal management assistance.

The MTAS publications provided on Trace are archival documents intended for informational purposes only and should not be considered as authoritative. The content contained in these publications may be outdated, and the laws referenced therein may have changed or may not be applicable to your city or circumstances.

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Browse the Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS) Collections:

MTAS Annual Reports

MTAS History

MTAS Publications: Full Publications

MTAS Publications: Hot Topics

MTAS Publications: Technical Bulletins

Municipal Directories

Municipal E-News

Tennessee Municipal Benchmarking Project