Social Media Disclaimer

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Social media pages that are maintained by the City of Johnson City must include or link to the following disclaimer:

The purpose of this pageis to share photos, video and information of public interest in the City of Johnson City with our many residents, businesses, and visitors. The City strives to respond to comments within 24 hours during normal business days. If you have a question that requires an immediate response, please call (423)434-6000, 8 a.m.-5:00 p.m.Monday-Friday. Please note if you post a comment, the City reserves the right to delete submissions that contain vulgar language, personal attacks of any kind, comments that are offensive to a person with reasonable sensitivity or disparagebased on age, race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sexual preference, physical disabilities, genetic information, or status as a veteran or disabled veteran of the U.S. armed forces. Further, the City also reserves the right to delete comments that: (i) are spam or include links to inappropriatesites; (ii) are clearly off topic; (iii) advocate illegal activity; (iv) promote or oppose particular services,businesses,products, or political organizations, topics, orcandidates; or (v) infringe on copyrights or trademarks.

Please note that the comments expressed on this site, other than those posted by the City ofJohnson City, do not reflect the opinions and position of the City of Johnson City or its employees. The City of Johnson City is not responsible for any external links posted by users.If you have any questions concerning a City of Johnson City social media page, please contact the Public Information Specialist at (423) 434-6249 or socialmedia@johnsoncitytn.org.

Non-City-sanctioned social media pages

For any social media page or website that appears to be operating as an official social media page or website without receiving the appropriate approvals from the public information specialist, or if the public information specialist determines the public may perceive that any unaffiliated social media page or website expresses official views of the City, the City will notify such social media page or website that it must conspicuously post the following notice:

This social media page or website is not affiliated with the City of Johnson Cityor any of its subsidiary bodies. The views and opinions expressed on this social media page orwebsite do not reflect the views or positions of the City of Johnson City. The City of Johnson City has not and cannot verify the veracity of the content of this social media page or website and is not responsible for any injury that results from the reliance on information presented on this website.

Should any such social media page or website refuse to comply, the City will send a cease and desist notice.