The utility payment dropbox on Second Avenue is inoperable until further notice. Please make payments inside City Hall between 8am and 5pm.  There is free 15 minute parking outside the office between the 2nd Ave. parking garage and city hall.  You can also make payments online at  or set up a bank draft by calling 615-794-4572.  We apologize for the inconvenience.

Citizens Government Academy

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Applications Available for Citizens Government Academy

Learn more about City of Franklin government procedures and decisions that directly affect you by becoming a member of the next Citizens Government Academy.Tour of the WWTP

The City of Franklin is accepting applications to the Academy, which provides insight into local government. The next session will begin in Fall 2018.  Classes are held on Thursdays beginning at 6:00 PM, and run for eight (8) consecutive weeks. A Saturday tour of City facilities is also included.

Participants will learn about the wide variety of services provided by the City and about key areas such as planning, finance, public works, and public safety. Participants will also have the opportunity to tour key facilities, talk with City officials, and gain a new perspective on the inner-workings of their local government.

Applications are available online.  They can also be downloaded here [PDF].  Applications are due by August 3, 2018. 

The Citizens Government Academy is free and available to all residents of the City of Franklin over 18 years of age. Class size is limited. If interested, please call 615-550-6606 or e-mail

2016 Graduating Class
  L to R: Mayor Ken Moore; Rich Buckner; Debbie Baxter; Jesus Cisneros; Loreen Kraft; John Davis; Maddison Martin; Will Dodson; Martin Dunn; Kevin Farris; Gracie Lemaster; Randy Lemaster; Justin King; John McBryde; Carrol Lane; Jeff Ledbetter; Michael Philips; Gary Buchanan; Mike Terrell; City Administrator Eric Stuckey .  Not pictured: Jay Easter and Jamey Parker.

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