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Giles County E-911

Name:
Mike Goode, Director

Location:
131 South Cedar Lane

Phone:
931-363-6810

E-mail:
mgoode@giles911tn.com

To establish a new or verify an old address, please call 931-363-6810 or email; mgoode@giles911tn.com
Giles County E-911 dispatchers average answering sixty (911/emergency) calls per day. With call volume as high as 131 calls per day and with a call volume low as thirty nine call per day. Giles County E-911 dispatchers also answer administrative lines. Estimated call volume on the administrative lines are 305 calls per day.

Giles County E-911 handles call taking and/or dispatching duties for these agencies in Giles County. Giles County Sheriff's Dept, Giles County Ambulance Service, Giles County Fire and Rescue, Giles County EMA, City of Pulaski Police Dept, City of Pulaski Fire Dept, City of Minor Hill Police Dept, City of Minor Fire Dept, City of Minor Hill First Responders, City of Lynnville Police Dept, City of Elkton Police Dept, City of Elkton Fire Dept, TN Wildlife Resource Agency, Magistrates, Wreckers Services. Citizens, visitors, and motorists passing through Giles County (population 29,072).

Giles County E-911 collects $ 1.50 per residential telephone customer, $ 3.00 per business customer and .25 cents from cellular customers to help provide 911 services.

The Director, in addition to overseeing daily operations, coordinates mapping, assigning of addresses for new residences.

New Address:
Information needed for a new address are driveway location and building site. If address is in the Giles County unincorporated area a determination of floodplain compliance study will have to be completed. Minimum information required for floodplain compliance study are access (driveway or road) to building site, building footprint will have to be established before an address will be approved and assigned.

"For all proposed development in unincorporated Giles County, TN a determination of whether the parcel contains Special Flood Hazard Areas (SFHA) must be made Giles County 911 GIS Services. If your parcel contains a SFHA, you must contact the Giles County Office of Emergency Management to complete a Floodplain Development Application and Review."

Floodplain Administrators for the county are responsible for the Floodplain Management Program Administration. FMPA Office is responsible for Floodplain Permitting, Review and Inspection.
Floodplain Administrators Office:
Director: Barry Whitt
Deputy Director: Jeremy Holley
Office Phone #:
931-363-1342 E-mail:
gilesema@energize.net

Giles County Floodplain Management WebSite

National Flood Insurance Program Fact Sheet

Other building requirements:

Ardmore City Limits: Zoning Compliance Permit
Pulaski City Limits: Building Permit
Giles County: Building Permit
Septic Permit
Electrical Permit
Giles County (unincorporated area): Determination of floodplain compliance

Budget Office

Name:
Beth Moore , Budget Director

Location:
1 Public Square
Monday through Friday 8:00am-4:00pm

Phone:
931-363-5486

Fax:
931-424-6101

E-mail:
gcfinance@energize.net
This department manages and coordinates the county financial operation, including but not limited to accounting, budgeting, payroll, purchasing, fixed assets and inventory, and other financial matters as may be required by the county or as directed by the County Executive.

Giles County Office of Emergency Management

Director:
Barry Whitt

Deputy Director:
Jeremy Holley

Phone:
931-363-1342

E-mail:
gilesema@energize.net

Hours:
Monday through Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Available for Emergency Response 24/7
 
The Giles County Office of Emergency Management is responsible for: Preparing and administrating all Emergency preparedness, response and recovery plans. This includes the Local Emergency Operations Plan, All-Hazard Mitigation Plan, and the County Pandemic Plan. County plans prepare us for possible disastrous events caused by violent weather, hazardous chemical or material release or spill, man-made terrorist acts or accidents. Assisting all public agencies, private businesses and citizens in disaster preparedness. Seeking out and administering Federal, State and private funding grants. Responding to any request for assistance regarding dangerous and hazardous materials and items. Coordinating multi-discipline and multi-jurisdictional public safety training and exercises. Assisting all County, municipal and private organizations who are seeking and applying for grant funding. The Office of Emergency Management has jurisdiction throughout all of Giles County as well as all municipalities within Giles County. Anyone requiring assistance or advice regarding anything dangerous, hazardous, unusual or out of the ordinary can call directly to our office or contact the Giles County E-911 Center and they will contact us.

Election Commission

Administrator of Elections:
Kathy M Bassham

Chairman
David Rackley

Deputy Administrator
Anne Russell

Secretary
Judy C. Mitchell

Deputy
Zena Dickey

Members
Jimmy Alsup
Annelle Guthrie
Henry Inman
Judy C. Mitchell

Location:
Giles County Annex Suite 100
Monday through Friday 8:00am-4:00pm

Phone:
931-363-2424

E-mail:
gcelection@energize.net
The Giles County Election Commission office is located in the Giles County Courthouse Annex Suite 100. It is open Monday thru Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm

Local Election Information and Documents


Agricultural Extension Service

Name:
Kevin Rose, Director

Location:
132 South Second Street
Monday through Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

Phone:
931-363-3523

Fax:
931-424-9167

E-mail:
KLRose@Tennessee.edu

Website:
http://Giles.Tennessee.edu

Ambulance Service

Name:
 Roy Griggs, Director

Location:
639 East Madison Street
Monday through Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

Phone:
931-363-8505

Dog Pound

Location:
Industrial Park Road

Phone:
931-363-2300

Giles County Health Department

Director:
Janet McAlister

Office Supervisor:
Leanne Beasley

Nurse Supervisor:
Cynthia English, RN

Location:
209 South Cedar Lane, Pulaski
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Phone:
931-363-5506

Giles County Health Department Services
Baby & Me Tobacco Free Enroll in the BABY & ME – Tobacco-Free Program and participate in four prenatal quit smoking sessions. Moms that quit smoking and stay quit during their pregnancy, agree to take a monthly breath test, and stay smoke-free after the baby is born can receive a monthly voucher for free diapers, for up to 12 months.
Breastfeeding Support Services Certified Lactation Counselors are available to help mothers and babies successfully meet breastfeeding goals. The Tennessee Breastfeeding Hotline is available to nursing mothers and partners, their families, expectant mothers, and health care providers seeking breastfeeding support and information. The hotline can be accessed by calling 855-4BFMOMS (855-423-6667)
Child Health Well-child checkups include physical exams, screening tests and immunizations. Regular screenings assure normal development and detect and treat many health conditions for persons from birth to 21 years of age. Referrals for medical and dental care are made when needed. Children receiving TennCare benefits get these preventive services on a specific schedule based on the child’s age.
Children’s Special Services (CSS) The CSS Program assists with medical treatment for children to age 21, when they have special medical needs and the family is financially unable to provide for necessary care. Care coordination is provided to help the family get the care they need from other specialists and programs. The CSS program also includes speech and hearing services.
Dental Services Dental hygienists, assistants and dentists work with schools to provide preventive dental screenings, dental sealants, fluoride, and oral health education for students.
Emergency Preparedness The Emergency Preparedness staff works in promoting public health emergency planning and response. As Tennessee moves forward with the responsibilities laid out in the All Hazards Act, the Emergency Preparedness Team will strive to have a positive impact on public health systems across the region.
Environmental Health Environmental health specialists are responsible for inspecting food service establishments, hotels, motels, public swimming pools, bed and breakfast establishments, child care facilities, tattoo parlors, organized camps and school plants. Owners and workers are trained to comply with state laws concerning health and safety. Staff also plan and promote rabies vaccination clinics and investigate reports of animal bites.
Family Planning Clients receive physical exam that includes blood pressure screening and appropriate lab tests. Other screening services offered are breast, cervical and testicular cancer screening. Information on birth control methods and counseling on women health topics is included. Infections and other reproductive health problems are treated or referred to medical providers.
Health Promotion Health Educators work with local health councils, community organizations, schools, hospitals, law enforcement agencies and businesses to identify health needs and promote healthy behaviors.
Help Us Grow Successfully (HUGS) Home visits are made by public health social workers or nurses to families whose children may be at risk for medical or developmental problems. Those eligible include pregnant women, new moms, and children to age 5, regardless of income. Counseling and education are designed to decrease infant disease and death, increase parenting skills, improve nutritional status and provide guidance as needed.
Immunizations (Shots & Vaccines) Recommended childhood immunizations, seasonal flu vaccine, and select adult vaccines that are medically indicated are available at all health departments. Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program offers free vaccines to persons 18 years of age or younger who meet specific criteria. Free select vaccines are also available to uninsured adults age 19 and older if medically indicated.
Infectious Disease Control This section works to discover and eliminate the threat of communicable diseases and educate people how to protect themselves from illnesses. Surveillance activities are conducted to monitor new emerging infections or identify unusual clusters of illnesses. Information regarding infectious diseases is available at all health departments.
Motor Voter Voter registration forms and assistance in completing forms are available at the health department.
Prenatal Pregnancy testing, presumptive eligibility screening for TennCare and referral for prenatal care are available at local health departments.
Sexually Transmitted Disease Control The health department provides confidential counseling, testing, treatment, referral and partner/spouse notification for sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS. The Regional HIV Clinic offers a variety of services such as medical/clinical treatment by a HIV specialist, drug assistance, lab testing, nutritional counseling, social services, dental/insurance assistance through Ryan White, and medical care management.
TENNderCARE Outreach TENNderCARE is a program that provides free yearly well-child exams and dental exams every six months for TennCare enrollees from birth to age 21. TENNderCare Outreach staff promotes and educates the community about the benefits of preventive services through community-based and educational-based outreach events and activities Parents may take their children or teens to their doctor or to the health department for these services.
Tuberculosis Control Patients infected or exposed to Tuberculosis can receive diagnostic testing, treatment and follow-up services at all health departments. Physician evaluations and x-rays are available at the Regional Tuberculosis Clinic.
Vital Records Birth and death information is collected and sent to the state’s Office of Vital Records. Certified copies of death certificates are issued upon request. Certified short form copies of birth certificates for persons born in Tennessee in 1949 or after may be requested through the health department.
Women, Infants and Children (WIC) The WIC Program is a supplemental nutrition program that offers breastfeeding support, benefits to buy healthy foods, health and social services referrals and tips on eating well to improve health. WIC is available to pregnant women, new moms, breastfeeding moms, infants and children under the age of five who live in Tennessee and meet income guidelines. The program’s unique combination of services makes it effective in contributing to healthy pregnancies, healthy babies, and helping young children to be ready to learn.
Women’s Health Pap tests and clinical breast exams are available for women. In addition, uninsured women with low incomes and certain age and high risk factors may qualify for free mammograms, Pap tests, and other diagnostic procedures through the Tennessee Breast and Cervical Screening Program. Women diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer in active treatment may qualify for services through the program.
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Human Services

Location:
219 Village Square
Monday through Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

Phone:
931-424-4001

Old Records

Name:
Clara M. Parker, Director

Assistant:
Elizabeth W. White, Assistant

Location:
1 Public Square
Monday through Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

Phone:
931-363-8434

E-mail:
gcrecords@energize.net

All County records from 1810 to 1900 are stored in this department. They cover Deeds, wills, marriages, census, family files and research books. We also have records from the Chancery, County and Circuit Courts.

Solid Waste Coordinator

Location:
1 Public Square
Monday through Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

Phone:
931-424-7035

All County records from 1810 to 1900 are stored in this department. They cover Deeds, wills, marriages, census, family files and research books. We also have records from the Chancery, County and Circuit Courts.

Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency
 
Location:
1 Public Square
Monday through Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

Phone:
931-363-0095

Veteran's Service Office
 
Location:
1 Public Square
Monday through Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

Phone:
931-363-2063

Youth Services
 
Location:
South 1st Street

Phone:
931-363-7604


Rescue Squad
 
Location:
120 Jamie Suggs Drive

Phone:
931-363-3708


USDA Service Center
Giles County Soil Conservation District (GCSCD)
Farm Service Agency (FSA)

Location:
1024 Mill Street
Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Phone:
931-363-2675

Fax:
931-424-8249

Web:
www.gcscd.com


Airport
Abernathy Field


FBO-AIRPORT MANAGER
RANDY JONES SR.

Phone:
931-363-6827
888-209-7079
24-hour Phone: 931-619-6827


Fax:
931-363-6293

  • Runway 16/34 length 5001 FT.
  • Lighting; medium intensity runway lights with vasi's on both ends.
  • Approached straight in GPS approches to runways 16/34 and a VOR/DME approach to runway 33.
  • Weather reporting; Nexwos located on the field 118.27 KHZ or by phone 931-363-6760
  • Fuel; Phillips Jeta pre-mix overwing and single point and philips 100LL
  • Facilities; Outer lobby with snack and drink mahcines and phones.
  • Main Lobby with comfortable seating and restrooms.
  • A seperate pilots lounge with cable TV, coffeemaker and microwave, etc.
  • Transportation; Taxi, Rental cards on request and courtesy car for pilots..

   

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