Government

The Town of Thompson’s Station is governed by a Board of Mayor and Aldermen, with day-to-day operations overseen by a town administrator. Citizen panels provide input and direction to staff and the Board of Mayor and Aldermen. The panels include the:

BOMA


The Board of Mayor and Alderman (BOMA) is comprised of 5 elected officials: the mayor and 4 Town aldermen. The Board is responsible for establishing Town policies and procedures by considering and passing ordinances and/or resolutions that, in turn, are implemented by appropriate Town departments.

Planning Commission


The Planning Commission (PC) makes decisions regarding vision, growth, development and zoning for Thompson’s Station in accordance with the Town’s adopted Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinance.



Design Review Commission


The Design Review Commission (DRC) applies approved design guidelines to all new developments and redevelopments to ensure elements such as livability, visual impact, landscaping and mobility, etc. are incorporated into projects in such fashion as to preserve the character and appeal of Thompson's Station.

Parks and Recreation Advisory Board


The Parks & Rec. Advisory Board gives guidance and planning assistance to the Board of Mayor and Aldermen as to the creation, operation and maintenance of parks and recreation facilities and/or recreation programs of the Town.  Decisions pass to the Board of Mayor and Aldermen for final approval.

​Utility Board


The Utility Board is a volunteer participation group that acts in an advisory capacity to the BOMA with respect to wastewater and other, non-wastewater related utility issues as may be requested.


Board of Zoning Appeals


The Board of Zoning Appeals arbitrates issues involving implementation of the Town’s zoning codes.