The legislative authority of the Hartsville/Trousdale County Government shall include all legislative authority vested in the former Town of Hartsville and in Trousdale County upon the date of the formation of the Hartsville/Trousdale County Government, as well as all legislative powers vested in metropolitan governments generally, in county governments generally under the Constitution of the State of Tennessee, under laws of general application of the State of Tennessee as the same shall be in effect at or after the date of formation of the Hartsville/Trousdale County Government, or under any private acts applicable to the Town of Hartsville or Trousdale County. The legislative authority of the Hartsville/Trousdale County Government except as otherwise specified in this charter, shall be vested in the Hartsville/Trousdale County Commission, sometimes hereinafter called "Commission." (HTC Charter Section II)
Commission appointed committees to do research on items coming to the Commission. Committees include Budget & Finance, Parks & Recreation, Emergency Services, Personnel, and Steering.
Advisory Boards, Committees, and Commissions
These Boards, Committees, and Commissions are separate and apart from the County Commission or Local Governing Body. These groups operate in advisory roles to the County. Members of these Boards and Commissions are appointed by different offices depending on statute, policy, or ordinance.