Parking Commission

Established by ORDINANCE 14-2015-16 (September 3, 2015); 5 members (must be resident of city at least one year); 2-year term


  • Andrea Herrera        
    • Oct 2022 - Sept 2024
  •   Andy Kean      
    • Sept. 2023 – Aug. 2025
  •   Mary Cooper  
    • Nov 2023 - Oct 2026
  • Melissa Schaffner 
    • January 2023 - December 2025
  • Councilperson Joe Shakeenab  
    • June 2022 - Aug 2024


The Mission of the Clarksville Parking Commission is to provide, maintain and operate adequate, high-quality, customer-focused public parking and encourage economic growth for the benefit of the residents, businesses and visitors of Clarksville.

Responsible for the operation and management of city-owned on and off-street parking facilities. Meter maintenance, construction parking permits, hang-tag applications.

2022 Objectives

  • Address facility cleanliness and preventative maintenance
  • Increase number full time parking employees
  • Incorporate food truck events to downtown 
  • Modernize all parking equipment and technology   
  • Pinpoint an area for a new parking garage
  • Develop a long term parking plan, identifying anticipated growth and additional parking needs
  • Evaluate enforcement software
  • Reframing rates and contracts

2023 Desman Parking Study

Meeting Documents

To view please visit the City Clerk's office located at: 1 Public Square, Clarksville TN 37040