Administration and Management Team
Town Manager – Michael C. Peoples
The Town Manager is appointed by the Board of Commissioners for an indefinite term. The Manager serves as Chief Administrative Officer of the Town and is responsible for carrying out the polices of the Town and Ordinances adopted by the Town Board.
As Chief Administrative Officer, the Manager is empowered to make all personnel appointments, supervise the work of all Town departments, supervise preparation of the annual operating budget for Board approval, and conduct the day-to-day business of the Town.
The Manager attends all meetings of the Town Board with the right to take part in discussions, but without the right to vote, and is responsible for making recommendations to the Town Board as he or she may deem necessary or expedient for the benefit of the public.
The Manager also makes reports to the Board from time to time about the affairs of the Town and keeps the Board fully advised of the Town’s financial condition and future financial needs. The Town Manager’s office is located In the Municipal Building.
Town Attorney – William L. Brown
The Attorney is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Board of Commissioners. The Board fixes the compensation of the Town Attorney.
Duties of the Town Attorney include:
· Prosecute and defend suits for and against the Town.
· Advise the Mayor, Board and Town officials with respect to legal matters of the Town.
· Attend all meetings of the Town Board.
· Draw all legal documents connected with the affairs of the Town.
· Draw proposed ordinances when requested to do so.
· Inspect and pass upon all agreements, contracts and other instruments.
· Perform such other duties as may be required of him by virtue of the position.
Town Clerk – Wilene Cunningham
The Town Clerk is responsible for keeping the official Minutes of all Town Board meetings, preparing Town Board meeting agendas, maintaining Ordinances, resolutions, official documents and records on file, and also receiving communications for Town Board consideration. Position also includes payroll and other general administration responsibilities.
Office Technician – Sierra Davidson
Town Planner – Steve Baucom
The Town Planner provides assistance and direction to property owners, residents, staff and Town Boards regarding the development and use of land. The Town Planner is also the zoning and code enforcement administrator.
Finance Director - Joel Lineberger
The Finance Director is responsible for all finance and accounting functions of the town.
Chief of Police – Greg Ratchford
Fire Chief – Lance Foulk
Public Works Director – Rodney Baker
Parks and Recreation Director – Cam Carpenter