125 SE Broad Street
Southern Pines, NC 28387
Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:30am - 5:00pm
The Administrative Services Director is responsible for the areas of Personnel, Purchasing, Risk Management, Public Relations and Special Projects. The Director and the Administration staff serve as liaison among Town departments, as well as support for the Town Manager and Town Council.
The Town Clerk is also located in the Administration Department.
Citizens may apply to serve on Town Committees, Commissions, or Boards at the Administration office.
The Town Manager is appointed by the Council for an indefinite term solely on the basis of executive and administrative qualifications. The Manager serves as the chief administrative officer of the Town and is responsible for carrying out the policies and laws adopted by the Council. The Manager is empowered to make all personnel appointments, supervise the work of all Town departments, enforce the laws and ordinances of the Town, prepare and recommend the annual operating budget to the Council for approval, and conduct the day-to-day business of the Town. The Manager attends all meetings of the Council, with the right to take part in discussions, but without the right to vote, and is responsible for making recommendations to the Council as he or she may deem necessary or expedient for the benefit of the public.
The Manager also makes reports to the Council from time to time regarding the affairs of the Town and keeps the Council fully advised of the Town's financial conditions and future financial needs.