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Councilman Tim Neal


Council Member Neal is a life-long resident of Kingston and a 1988 graduate of Roane County High School.  He attended Roane State Community College prior to beginning his career with Y-12 in Oak Ridge where he has been employed for twenty years and is now a supervisor in the Assembly division.

Tim is a veteran council member serving from 1993 to 2003.  During his prior service he also served the Council as Vice Mayor.  The accomplishments of Council during his term include created an agricultural zone for the city; located an ambulance service at City Hall; development of Ladd Park; purchased a new fire truck; worked for lighting the I-40 Kingston Exit; established the Southwest Point Fort Committee.  During his years of service some of the issues he voted for were:  the BFI contract (currently WCI); the sewer extensions for Lakeside Drive, Oak Hills and Eblen Estates; the Gallaher Road Annexation; a new Public Works Building; a waterline extension in the Lawnville Road area; mutual aide agreements with TVA and South Roane County; and getting Natural Gas for the Kingston area.  He also served on the Parks and Recreation Commission.  Also, as Council Member he held a near perfect attendance record.

Tim is the son of Eleanor and the late Clea Neal.  He resides in Kingston with his wife, the former Lora Long.  Tim attends First Baptist Church and is a member of the Century Club.  His hobbies are golfing and camping.