Shelbyville City Council
Henry Feldhaus III (1st
Ward), Sam Meek
Jean Pruitt (5th Ward), Mayor Wallace
Cartwright, Thomas Landers
(6th Ward) and William
Christie (4th Ward)
Henry Feldhaus III
(1st Ward) returned to elected office in
councilman after serving as a councilmember from 1981 to 1987
followed by two terms as Mayor from 1987 to 1995. He has served
Shelbyville in several elected positions and on virtually every
board and committee associated with Shelbyville government over
his lifetime. He graduated from The University
of Tennessee in
Business Administration majoring in Industrial Management in
1976. He later received his Masters in Business Administration
from Middle Tennessee
in 1999 graduating first in his class and was inducted into the
Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society. He is the eldest
of six children of Mary Jo Feldhaus and the late Dr. Henry
Feldhaus. He is married to Jenni, who is a CPA and certified
financial planner. They currently own and operate Investor
Services where they are SEC licensed financial analysts and
stock brokers. Henry and Jenni have 3 children: Dr. Jennifer
Feldhaus, MD; Dr. LauraAnne Feldhaus, DPT, and Henry Feldhaus,
IV who works at Jack Daniels and is completing his college
is a current member and past president of the Shelbyville Rotary
Club. He wants to see Shelbyville prosper by promoting existing
and new businesses, expand adult education/training, improve
government efficiency, and continue to make Shelbyville a
friendly and inviting city for new and existing citizens.
was born on May 10, 1952 in Bell Buckle,
Tennessee. His parents were John d Emily Meek.
John Meek was a farmer and served two terms as Mayor of Bell Buckle,
Tennessee. Sam grew up on a farm with Cows and
Walking Horses. He
attended Bell Buckle
High School, Motlow
Community College and Middle Tennessee
University. He married
Annie Crowell and moved to Shelbyville. They later had
a daughter Julie and
a son Chase.
On November 2, 2010 Sam Meek realized the beginning of that
dream by winning the election to the Shelbyville City Council. His work
experience in Manufacturing Management, Human Resources and Cost Reduction
are essential skills for the task.
Sam represented the business sector as an Advisory to
and currently serves on the Tennessee Technology Center Advisory Broad in
enjoys employment as an Assistant Manager in a new operation with Goggin
Tennessee. He is now embracing his
dream to give back to his community as City Councilmen.
William Christie (4th Ward)
is a life long resident of Shelbyville. He was
elected to represent the fourth ward in November of 2014.
William was a new car sales manager of various car dealerships in Middle
Tennessee for 25 years. He attended Shelbyville Central High School
and Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) in Murfreesboro. William
served as President of his Junior class at Middle Tennessee State
University (MTSU). William coached high school basketball and
baseball. He also served as President of Shelbyville Youth Football
League. William is currently employed by Young Motors in Shelbyville.
Jean Pruitt (5th Ward) is a lifelong resident of
Bedford County. She has a daughter Tracy Blessing, a son Tim
Mankin and three grandchildren. Jean is a member of
Shelbyville Kiwanis Club and Bedford County Historical Society.
Future plans include: Council Representative for the Senior
Citizens Center, Stormwater Management Committee and Bid
Landers (6th Ward)
is a Bedford County native, graduating
from Shelbyville Central High School in 1976. He attended Motlow
St1ate Community College, receiving his Realtors license.
Thomas is married to the former Vicki Yoes. They have two
children, Lesli Landers Cooke and Tyler Landers. Thomas
has many interests and hobbies including dirt track racing,
spotted saddle horses, gospel singing, piloting small aircraft,
boating and traveling. He served for a number of years on the
Bedford County Fair Board.
2018 Legal Notice of Meetings of the City of Shelbyville
City Council Meeting are held on the 2nd Thursday of each Month at
6:00 at the
Shelbyville Police Department, 109 Lane Parkway Shelbyville, TN.
Monthly City Council Meetings can be seen on Local Channel 6 the
Wednesday at 7:30pm and
Friday at 6:00pm.
Monthly City Council Meetings are broadcast live on local radio station AM
1400 WZNG the second
Thursday of each month at 6:00pm.