Mott appointed Bristol director of transportation planning in Tennessee | News from local businesses

Steven S. Mott, a professional city planner who joined the city of Bristol, Tennessee in 2019, has been appointed as the city’s transportation planning manager.

A press release from the City of Bristol, Tennessee said Mott is replacing Rex Montgomery, who is retiring in January after 30 years in the post.

A graduate of East Tennessee State University, Mott holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s degree in public administration. Prior to joining the City of Bristol, he was Customer Service Coordinator for Siemens Industry in Johnson City. Mott is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Planning Association, the Engaging Local Government Leaders, and the International City / County Management Association.

In his new role, Mott will be responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive transportation plans for the Bristol Tennessee / Virginia Urban Area Metropolitan Organization (MPO), which includes Bristol and parts of Sullivan County in Tennessee. and the city of Bristol, the city of Abingdon and parts of Washington County in Virginia.