The Shelby County Government Citizen's University

"Citizens get a behind the scenes look at how county government works and how their tax dollars are spent," says Mayor Mark H. Luttrell, Jr.

This 12-week course will be held on Thursday evenings from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at various county facilities. February 2, 2017 - April 27 , 2017.

Presentations Include:


  • Mayor
  • Chief Administrative Officer
  • Administration and Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Community Services
  • Corrections
  • Health Department
  • Planning and Development
  • Public Works
  • Public Affairs
  • County Attorney/Public Defender/Divorce Referee
  • Office of Preparedness
  • Elected Officials (Trustee, County Clerk, Assessor, County Commission)


Class Information


Class Schedule:The classes are on Thursday nights from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. for 12 weeks. You will be allowed three absences during the program. If you miss more than three times, you will not be allowed to graduate.

Next Session: September 2017

Contact Information:



For more information, contact Diane Brown at (901) 222-2000
or Diane.Brown@shelbycountytn.gov