Members of Tennessee county legislative bodies (i.e., county commissioners/ metro councilmembers) must complete at least seven (7) hours of continuing education annually. The annual compliance period is from September 1 through August 31 each year. For newly-elected or newly-appointed county commissioners, your annual compliance period begins on the first September 1 occurring after the date of your election or appointment. Orientation training does not count toward your continuing education requirement.
Continuing Education Requirement Exemptions
You are exempt from the CONTINUING EDUCATION TRAINING requirement if:
You were in office on April 12, 2018 and have continuously served after that date; OR
You have a total of eight (8) years or more of service as a county commissioner (years of service are not required to be continuous).