PAST NEWS



November 9, 2017

Update from President Heather Dawbarn (Rutherford Co.)
Click here

2018 Spring Conference - Tentative Schedule Not set yet


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November 8, 2017

Reserve your room for the 2018 Spring Register's Conference.
    Sewanee Inn - May 16-18, 2018
    www.sewanee-inn.com
    (931) 598-3568
    Reservation Code:  TRA18M

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October 23, 2017

Please fill out the COAT Attendance Form for headcounts to each
event.  Thank you!
Click here for Attendance Form

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October 19, 2017

Reserve your room for the 2018 Spring Register's Conference.
    Sewanee Inn - May 16-18, 2018
    www.sewanee-inn.com
    (931) 598-3568
    Reservation Code:  TRA18M

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October 2, 2017

The "New" COAT website is up and running.
Click here to see what's new!

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September 29, 2017

A "tentative" schedule for the upcoming COAT conference affiliate
Register's meeting.  Click here


Update from COAT Executive Director Rodney Archer concerning the
upcoming Fall COAT Conference in Cool Springs, TN
Click here for details

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September 26, 2017

The West Tennessee Registers will be holding a meeting in Jackson, TN at Redbones Grill on October 18th from 11:00am till 1:00pm.  Everyone is welcome.  Click here to sign up for the meeting.

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September 14, 2017

Update and pictures from the Middle Tennessee Registers Meeting
held in Murfreesboro, TN.  Click here for details.

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August 24, 2017

Middle Tennessee Registers
There is a meeting scheduled for September 8th, 2017 in Murfreesboro  Click here for details and to register.

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August 8, 2017

East Tennessee Registers Meeting scheduled for August 18, 2017  Click here for details and sign-up.  2 Credit Hours will be awarded.  Hope to see everyone there!

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May  21, 2017

It is with deepest sympathy we lost a true friend in Steve Walker (CTAS) Please keep Lori and her family in your prayers. Click here for details

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May 18, 2017

Open Records Presentation Documentation from the Spring Register's Conference
Click Here

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May 11, 2017

Update for the Spring Register's Conference in Maryville, TN.
Click Here

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March 13, 2017

Hilda Patterson (Gibson Co.) passed away last night.  She will be dearly missed.  Please keep her family and friends in your prayers.
Click here for details


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March 12, 2017

Register for the Spring Conference Online.
Click Here

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March 7, 2017

Tentative Schedule for the 2017 Spring Conference in Maryville, TN.
Click Here

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March 2, 2017

Jay West - Executive Director of the County Officials Association of
Tennessee passes away after a brief illness.  Click Here for Details

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March 1, 2017

There will be a special Middle Tennessee Registers Association
meeting called at county government day on March 13.

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February 28, 2017

County Government Days

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January 25, 2017

Model Public Records Policy Now Available
Click Here

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January 24, 2017

SAVE THE DATE!
Reserve your room for this year's Spring Registers Conference
May 16-19, 2017
RT Lodge - Maryville, TN
865-981-9800

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January 3, 2017

Please welcome Leah Jenkins Verville to our register's family.
She is the new Register of Deeds for Trousdale County.

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November 11, 2016

Jay West, Executive Director of the County Officials Association
of Tennessee anounced his resignation.  He will be dearly missed
and we wish him the very best.  Thank you Jay for all you have
done for the Register's Association.  God Bless

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October 26, 2016

Tentative Agenda for the 48th Annual COAT Conference
Click Here

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October 18, 2016

Pictorial Directories will be going to press October 25th.
Please submit any changes by October 24th.
To make changes click here.  Thanks!

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October 13, 2016

REGISTERS!!!
Action Required Immediately.
Hall of Fame Candidates Needed!
Click here for details

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October 12, 2016

48th Annual C.O.A.T. Conference - Murfreesboro, TN
November 9-11, 2016.  Click here for details

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October 7, 2016

A Message from Bill Kemp - Chairman, Door Prize Committee
Click Here

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September 30, 2016

Vote for your "Register of the Year"
Click Here

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September 16, 2016

Agenda for the East Tennessee Registers Meeting
Click Here

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September 9, 2016

East Tennessee Registers Meeting scheduled for September 16,
in Sevierville.  Click here for details

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June 29, 2016  From Memphis to Mountain City,

Tennessee Register of Deeds work together to support
Alzheimer's Association of Tennessee.  Bringing awareness
and raising funds for Alzheimer's Tennessee.  Many
Register's across the State of Tennessee will participate
in Purple Out Day on Friday, July 29th! 

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June 3, 2016

Legislative  Update from Jay West (Exec. Director of COAT)
Click Here

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April 7, 2016

Make sure you take advantage of room discounts for
The Spring Conference in Cool Springs.  May 11-13, 2016.
Discounts end April 10th.  Drury Plaza Hotel
Use Group Number "2260493" for hotel discount

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March 29, 2016

Spring Registers Meeting Schedule is now
available.  Please check back often for the latest updates.
Click here to view the "Tentative Schedule"

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March 1, 2016

West Tennessee Meeting to discuss "Internal Controls"
Guest speaker, Mike Galay
All Registers Welcome!
Click here for details

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February 9, 2016

County Government Day - Feb 16-17 - Marriott (Airport)
Full Agenda - Click Here
Registers Agenda - Click Here

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January 20, 2016

SAVE THE DATE!
Reserve your room for this year's Spring Registers Conference
Cool Springs Drury Hotel (Franklin).
Click here for info

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December 22, 2015

Welcome message from our new president, Donna Snyder.
Click here

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December 11, 2015

IMPORTANT!!!
The classes for "Internal Controls" are filling up fast.  Seating is
limited to 50 per class.  Please click here for training schedule.
Click here to register at the CTAS Training Website.

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November 23, 2015

More sad news....
Annie Laura Jennings passed away this morning from lung
cancer.  Annie was the Register of Deeds at Lauderdale County
from 1986-2014.  Click here for details.

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November 12, 2015

TRID Informational Paper
Click here

Jordan vs Knox County - Interesting Read
Click here

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November 5, 2015

UPDATE!!!
Tentative Fall C.O.A.T. Conference Agenda & Sign Up Form
Click here

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October 17 2015

Sad news from Sumner County.  Yesterday we lost a beloved
friend and fellow register, Pam Whitaker.  She was taken from us
way too soon.  Please keep Pam's family and staff in your prayers.
Click here for details

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October 14, 2015

Vote for your "Register of the Year"
Click here

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October 12, 2015

East Tennessee Registers Meeting scheduled for
October 23, 2015 @ Homewood Suites - Knoxville
Click here for details and to sign up.

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September 23, 2015

How does TRID effect the Register of Deeds office.
Click here to read informational paper from PRIA.

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September 16, 2015

Tila-Respa Integrated Disclosure Rule (TRID)
Information regarding October 3rd "Know Before You Owe"
Mortgage Disclosure Rule.  Click here

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July 23, 2015

Make your reservations for this Falls COAT Conference in
Memphis.  Rooms fill quickly.  Click here for more details...

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April 22, 2015

Today is the last day to reserve your room for the Spring Registers
Conference at the group rate of $134.00  (group code is "REG")
Embassy Suites, Murfreesboro TN.  Also please register here
if you have not done so to give us a accurate head count
for the conference.  Thank you!

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April 21, 2015

Information regarding East Tennessee Registers Meeting in
Maryville, TN  Click here

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March 24, 2015

Legislative Updates from Patrick Smith, Legislative Chair
(Cheatham Co.)  Click here or on Legislative News above.

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March 12, 2015

"Tentative Agenda and Event Form" for this year's Spring
Registers Conference.  Please fill out the form if you plan
on attending.
See you in Murfreesboro!!!
Click here

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February 23, 2015

Mark your calendar for this year's "Tennessee Registers Meeting"
in Murfreesboro, TN  May 20-22 at the Embassy Suites.
Itinerary and details coming soon . . .

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February 18, 2015

If you are planning on attending the Fall C.O.A.T.conference at the Peabody in Memphis November 11-13, 2015
call now for reservations at 901-529-4000 $169.00 per night  Use "County Officials Association of Tennessee" to get the rate!
Peabody Hotel

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February 3, 2015

Update from President Johnny Reed
Click Here

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January 29, 2015

County Government Days Info
Click Here

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January 9, 2015

Van Buren County Offices suffered a damaging fire last night.
April Shockley's office was a total loss.
Click here for more detail

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October 30, 2014

The latest info regarding next week's COAT conference in Chattanooga.  Also register if you plan on attending
the Registers Dinner - Tuesday Nov 4th.
Click Here

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October 27, 2014

Message from COAT President Tim Shelton
Click Here

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October 15, 2014

Message from President Sherry Witt
Click Here

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October 8, 2014

Vote for your "Register of the Year"
Click Here

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September 23, 2014

2014 Fall COAT Conference Agenda
Click Here

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September 19, 2014

County Officials Association of Tennessee
Conference News:

Tuesday night SOLD Out...Tim is working on getting some opened up Log on Today!!!   Please arrange your hotel
reservations with Chattanooga Marriott Downtown.  You may do this online Click Here or call them directly
at 1-423-756-0002 or toll free at 888 236 2427.  Remember to use the group code COTCOTA

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August 28, 2014

Orientation - Welcoming our new Registers & Video
Click Here

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August 22,  2014

Please select your dinner preferences for
Orientation Dinner at Mimi's Cafe.
Click Here

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August 14, 2014

Let us know if you plan on attending this year's Orientation Program - Murfreesboro TN
August 27-28, 2014 - Embassy Suites
Click Here

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August 13, 2014

Please update any new information pertaining to the Tennessee Registers Association Pictorial Directory.
We will be handing out new directories at this year's Orientation meeting in Murfreesboro. 
Updated information must be received no later than August 17, 2014.
Click here for the form.

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June 23, 2014

CTAS County Orientation Program
Embassy Suites - Murfreesboro, TN
August 27 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
August 28 - 8:00am - 12:00pm (Breakfast - 7:30am)

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May 12, 2014

The proper attire for Wednesday evenings dinner and Thursday's banquet is casual. 
If you have further questions please contact Sherry or Nick at 865-215-2537.

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May 9, 2014

Spring Tennessee Registers meeting Agenda for Thursday May 15th meeting.  Click Here

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April 9, 2014

The Middle Tennessee Registers meeting has been scheduled for April 23, 2014. For more details - Click here.

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April 2, 2014

Tentative Agenda and Update for Spring Conference in Knoxville.  Please select your dinner preferences & Activities.
Click Here

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February 25, 2014

East Tennessee Registers Meeting Scheduled
Click Here

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January 27, 2014

Update from President Sherry Witt
Information on County Government Day &
Register's Spring Conference
Click Here

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November 7, 2013

Jerry Durham CPA, CGEM, CFE
Assistant Director
Division of Local Government Audit
615-401-7951
jerry.durham@cot.tn.gov

Segregation of duties worksheet
Click Here

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October 28,  2013

Please select your dinner preferences & activities for the Fall C.O.A.T. Conference
Click Here

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October 15, 2013

Update from President Claudia Peeler
Agenda for COAT Conference
Click Here

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September 30, 2013

Letter from Jay West regarding TCRS
(Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System)
Click Here

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September 27, 2013

Tennessee Register's recommended bylaw Amendments
Click Here

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September 26, 2013

Vote!!! for your "2013 Register of the Year"
Click Here


Update from Claudia - Click on President's Blog above


County Officials of Tennessee Forms
Registration Form & Agenda - Click Here
Vendor Exhibit Contract - Click Here
New Vendor Letter - Click Here
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September 16, 2013

Update from President Claudia Peeler
Click Here

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September 12, 2013

Updated UCC Info from CTAS
Click Here

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July 30, 2013

Update::  UCC Filing Statement Information
Click Here

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July 19, 2013

Update from President Claudia Peeler.
Click Here

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May 13, 2013

2013 Spring Conference Agenda
Click Here

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May 10, 2013

Tennessee Registers Conference -
If you have questions for Kristy Godsey-Brown please submit them before the conference so she can be prepared with answers.
kristy.brown@tennessee.edu

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May 9, 2013

Hi Registers,
Unfortuantely, due to a lack of participation, the group trip to Lookout Mountain has been cancelled. 
If you are interested in sightseeing with fellow Registers, please meet in the Lobby of the Hotel at 11:00 am
on Wednesday May 15th. Points of interest are: Incline Railway, Ruby Falls and Rock City.
You must provide your own transportation from the Hotel to each venue.
They are not connected easily and must be driven to separately. Sorry for the unfortunate news, Claudia Peeler

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April 22, 2013

The Middle Tennessee Registers Chapter will be holding a meeting on May 2, 2013.  Please click here for more details

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April 15, 2013

Chattanooga is just around the corner.
Please make your reservations by tomorrow April 16th or you will not receive the hotel discount.

Also click here to sign up for activities during the conference.

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April 11, 2013

Update from Claudia Peeler regarding this springs Registers Meeting in Chattanooga TN
Click here for details

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March 8, 2013

Greetings All!  I hope everyone is planning to come to Nashville for County Government Day.  We will meet on March 12 at 1:00 pm in Suite 7 at the Sheraton.  I have asked Kristy Brown to come about 1:30, so bring any questions or concerns with you.  I see there are several bills pending that affect our office.  I look forward to discussing these and hearing other ideas and opinions.

You can begin making your reservations for the Spring Meeting in Chattanooga.  We will be staying at the Chattanooga Marriott, their number is 423-756-0002.  Registration will begin Wednesday May 15th around 9:00 am.  Wednesday there will be a game of golf and probably shopping or sightseeing.  Wednesday night we will be eating at the Aquarium, so please make your plans to come.  If you need anything, please don't hesitate to give me a call, 901-476-0204 or email me at tcrod84@gmail.com.

Thanks and I look forward to seeing you in Nashville!

Claudia M. Peeler
FYI:
The cutoff date for reservations is April 16  Below you will find the reservation links you can use to make online reservations:

TENNESSEE REGISTER OF DEEDS
*Check - in Tue May 14, 2013
*Check - out Thurs, May 16, 2013
Special rate available until:  Tue Apr 16, 2013
Chattanoog Marriott Downtown
Standard ( 1 King or 2 Doubles)  $94.00 per night
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/chatd
group Code:  trdtrda
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January 28, 2013

Letter from President Claudia Peeler
Click Here

November 1, 2012

Agenda Update for COAT Conference in Kingsport, TN
Click Here

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October 31, 2012

Letter from President - Randy Delap
Click Here

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October 29, 2012

Agenda for this year's 44th annual COAT Conference.
Click Here

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October 29, 2012

Comptroller's Financial Management System for 2013
Please examine this document thoroughly and familiarize yourself with this bill.  Click Here
Discussion at this fall's COAT conference

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September 24, 2012

Mary Lou Duncan's husband passed away lasst week.  Please keep their family in your prayers, when I get an address for her, I will post....

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September 4, 2012

Vote for your 2012 Tennessee Register of the Year
Click Here

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August 28, 2012

Steve Smith, Haywood county Register of deeds father passed away, Friday, August 24, 2012.  Albert "Shorty" Franklin Smith Jr. worked for Sunshine Cleaners, owned Smith's Cleaners and served as Register of Deeds for 20 years.  He spent his life in public service; boy scout leader,
baseball coach, baseball umpire, a member of the Jaycee's, Moose Lodge and the Brownsville Country Club.  He enjoyed life and loved his family.  He never met a stranger.  He was a wonderful daddy and Pops.

Also, our other friend Patty Sisk, from Hickman County lost her father last week.  Please keep both families in your prayers.
 
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May 3, 2012

IMPORTANT!!!
Please register online for the Spring Conference Dinner & Activities if you plan on attending . . .
Click here

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April 9, 2012

Agenda for the 2012 County Government Days
Sheraton Downtown Nashville
Click here

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March 23, 2012

Update from President Randy Delap concerning this years Spring Conference.
Click here

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March 6, 2012

All affiliated associations may hold their meetings immediately following the May 17th round table discussion during this year's Spring Conference  - Randy Delap, President

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January 24, 2012

Update from President Randy Delap
Tentative Agenda for the May 15-18, 2012 Spring Conference
Click Here

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November 2, 2011

Tentative Agenda for the Registers Meeting @ COAT
Click Here

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October 11, 2011

Pictorial Directory Form for the 2011 Directories.
Please fill out form if you want to add/change/delete information.
Directories will be handed out at this year's COAT Conference.
Click here

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October 6, 2011

Vote for your Tennessee Register of the Year
Click Here

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September 30, 2011

County Officials Association of Tennessee (C.O.A.T.) Fall Newsletter
Click Here

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April 7, 2011

Tentative Agenda for our Spring Conference in Nashville
Click here

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April  5, 2011

Please submit your preference for Tuesday evenings Spring Conference dinner at the Spaghetti Factory
Click Here

(Sponsored by ProGResS & BIS)

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March 8, 2011

Hello Friends!  Please fill out the form online so we can get a headcount for the Spring Registers Conference
Spring Registration Online Form

Updated: 1/24/2019