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Public Works

Director of Operations

Joe (Buck) Beard
Joe (Buck) Beard

Public Works
927 5th Ave. N
Lewisburg, TN 37091
(931) 359-6383


Joe (Buck) Beard
(931) 359-1544
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Joe (Buck) Beard is currently serving as the Director of Operations. He was born and raised in Lewisburg, TN where he graduated from Marshall County High School. Buck was a law enforcement officer for 10 years and was a business owner for 6 years. He worked with the USDA for 10 years in the horse business and was a member of the Tennessee Army National Guard for 6 years. His wife is Cathey (Blalock) Beard. They have one son Jeremy, daughter-in-law Belen, and grandsons Conway and Conlee.


The City of Lewisburg Public Works Department provides a number of services to the citizens of Lewisburg. Those services include but are not limited to:

Brush and Debris:

  • Pick up and maintain brush, leaf and related debris citywide
  • Cut and trim limbs on all rights-of-way
  • Litter pick-up
  • Sweep and maintain city square

Construction and Repair:

  • Built and maintain two (2) concession stands
  • Built and maintain restrooms at Soccer and Baseball Fields
  • Remodeled and maintain Historic 1st Avenue Building (Ladies’ Restroom) and the Lewisburg Recreation Center

Maintenance Shop:

  • Fix and repair city vehicles, mowers and all motor-powered equipment

Special Events:

  • Set up, tear down and maintain all special events for the City of Lewisburg
  • Remove refuse for all special events for the City of Lewisburg
  • Block off roads for all special events for the City of Lewisburg
  • Provide pre-work, construction, etc. for events at Rock Creek Park including the Goats, Music and More Festival

Street Repair:

  • Clean out and replace culverts
  • Build curbs, driveway aprons, catch basins and any general concrete work
  • Fix potholes and roadways
  • Make all signs

Weed Control:

  • Maintain 140 miles of rights-of-way by weed-eating and bush-hogging
  • Maintain and mow two (2) industrial parks
  • Maintain and mow vacant city-owned lots
  • Maintain and mow Columbia State Community College – Lewisburg campus
  • Maintain and mow eight (8) cemeteries
  • Maintain and mow eight (8) city parks
  • Maintain and mow Greenway, Rock Creek banks and New Lake banks


City of Lewisburg, TN

Lewisburg is a beautiful small town nestled in the hills of Southern Middle Tennessee providing Arts and Outdoors, Access and Affordability. It’s a great place to WORK - job growth rate of 3+%; PLAY - parks and recreation system that meets or exceeds national standards in almost every category; LIVE - cost of living index 13% below the national average; and LEARN - school system ranked "Exemplary" by the State of Tennessee.

Contact Information

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  131 East Church Street
Lewisburg, TN 37091