Brentwood Native Hired As City Attorney

The city of Brentwood has named Kristen Corn as the city attorney. Corn officially started Monday, March 12. Roger Horner previously held this position and retired in January 2018 after 33 years with the city.

Corn previously worked for the city of Franklin as the assistant city attorney, a staff attorney and a paralegal since 2007. She is a cum laude graduate of The University of Tennessee at Knoxville and the Nashville School of Law. Raised in Brentwood, Corn graduated from Brentwood High School and lives in Brentwood with her husband and three children. Corn is also currently the president of the Williamson County Bar Association involved with the Tennessee Bar Association.

Corn will be responsible for all the city’s legal matters involving any litigation, drafting ordinances and contracts, reviewing policies and city rules, along with writing demand letters for delinquent accounts. 

Brentwood Fire and Rescue Chief Receives International Excellence Award

The Center for Public Safety Excellence, the international organization that oversees Fire Department Accreditation and Professional Credentialing, awarded Brentwood Fire Chief Brian Goss its 2018 Ambassador of the Year. The organization gives only three awards at the Excellence Conference held each year in Orlando. Goss received the award during opening ceremonies at the conference on March 13.  

The Ambassador of the Year is awarded to an individual for going above and beyond in support of accreditation, credentialing and CPSE as a whole. 

The Brentwood Fire and Rescue Department currently has 66 employees. Fifteen of Brentwood’s 19 officers, lieutenant and above are professionally credentialed, with two more applications recently submitted.