Shelbyville City Council

2017 Council

Mark Clanton (3rd Ward), Henry Feldhaus III (1st Ward), Sam Meek (2nd Ward),  Jean Pruitt (5th Ward),  Mayor Wallace Cartwright,  Thomas Landers (6th Ward) and William Christie (4th Ward)
HenryHenry Feldhaus III (1st Ward) returned to elected office in
2012 as 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 State University in 1999 graduating first in his class and was inducted into the coveted
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 degree. Henry
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.
SamSam Meek (2nd Ward) 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 State 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 Motlow Community College and currently serves on the Tennessee Technology Center Advisory Broad in Shelbyville.   Today he enjoys employment as an Assistant Manager in a new operation with Goggin Warehousing in Shelbyville, Tennessee. He is now embracing his dream to give back to his community as City Councilmen.
MarkMark Clanton (3rd Ward)
WilliamWilliam 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.
JeanJean 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 Committee.
ThomasThomas 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

Map of Shelbyville Wards

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 third Wednesday at 7:30pm and third 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.