If you have additional questions about Dyer’s response to COVID-19 and the situation here, please contact City Hall. Your question may be posted here.

I got a speeding ticket — what about city court?

Pursuant to an order by the Tennessee Supreme Court and a local court order by Judge Mark Johnson, City Court is currently canceled until June 18, 2020.

Your case may be eligible for pre-trial diversion. Please call (731) 692-3767 or contact City Hall (click) for more information.


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I’m having difficulty with my finances; do you know who can help me?

Several local churches are providing some resources during this time. You may also contact the Dyer Ministerial Alliance, the Mustard Seed (Milan), Northwest Tennessee Human Resource Agency (Trenton).

The City of Dyer has suspended disconnects of water and sewer services through May 10, 2020. PLEASE continue to make payments as you are able; all bills are still due and payable.


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What steps can I take to protect myself and my community?

Follow all TDH, and CDC Guidelines — especially as concerns social distancing and wearing a mask in public.
Click here for guidelines from the CDC


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When can restaurants and businesses open?

Governor Bill Lee controls when businesses open via executive orders. Restaurants are allowed to reopen beginning April 27 so long as they follow certain guidelines. Retail businesses are allowed to reopen on April 29, following certain guidelines. Governor Lee will provide additional guidelines for close-contact businesses such as salons and spas in the coming days.

Update: Gov Lee announced that salons and close-contact businesses may reopen on May 6 provided they follow guidelines which were issued on April 30.


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When will City Facilities open?

The lobby of City Hall will remain closed at least through May 18.
The VFW building is not being rented for the foreseeable future.


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When will the park reopen?

The walking track was opened to “one way” walking on Monday, April 27.

Tennis Courts were reopened for singles play (following all social distancing guidelines) on May 8, 2020.

  • The playground remains closed.
  • Park bathrooms remain closed.
  • Ballfields remain closed.
  • Basketball courts remain closed.

Athletic fields and facilities remain closed pursuant to Governor Bill Lee’s Executive Order #30 (Issued April 28, 2020), which directed that social gatherings of 10 or more remain prohibited, “Social and recreational gatherings include but are not limited to, festivals, fairs, parades, youth and adult sporting events, overnight summer youth camps, and other types of social or recreational assemblies or gatherings.” Additionally, the Tennessee Economic Recovery Group guidelines for fitness facilities suggest that sporting fields, courts, etc. remain closed for the time being.


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Where can I find guidelines for reopening businsses?

The Tennessee Economic Recovery Group is releasing guidelines for each type of business.

Here are some links:


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