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About TACIR

  • Organization

    Consisting of public officials from state and local government and private citizen members, the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (TACIR) "serves as a forum for the discussion and resolution of intergovernmental problems."...More

  • Mission

    In the late 1970's, legislative findings indicated the need for a permanent intergovernmental body to study and take action on questions...More

  • Goals

    Many specific duties and functions are required of the TACIR in its enabling act, and additional duties are often assigned by the General Assembly through legislation. ...More

  • Objectives

    Called a "think tank" or "think-and-do tank" by some, the TACIR provides a future-oriented perspective to public policy and intergovernmental relations, ...More

  • Issues Studied

    The TACIR has demonstrated a remarkable continuity from year-to-year with respect to the intergovernmental policy matters it has considered. ...More

  • History

    The Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (TACIR) was created in July 1978 by Chapter 939 of the Public Acts of 1978. TACIR was created in response to legislative findings in the late 1970’s...More

Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Executive Director

Senator Mark Norris, ChairmanMayor Tom Rowland Lynnisse Roehrich-Patrick, Executive Director