125 SE Broad Street
Southern Pines, NC 28387
Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:30am - 5:00pm
The Town’s Administration Building is home for the offices of:
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 Town Manager is empowered to make all staffing 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 Town 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.
Administrative Services Director
The Administrative Services Director is responsible for the areas of Human Resources, Purchasing, Risk Management, Public Relations and Special Projects. The Administrative Services Director and the Administration staff develop, implement and administer procedures and policies regarding employee compensation & benefits, coordination of hiring & staffing, employee training, HR records & document management, and employee health & safety. In addition, the Administration Department is responsible for the oversight of the Town’s decentralized purchasing process, surplus property disposal as well as the management and oversight of property, vehicle and liability risk management. The staff serves as a resource for all Town employees and as a liaison among Town departments. The department also provides administrative support for the Town Manager and Town Council.
The Town Clerk is appointed by the Town Manager and assists the Town Manager and Town Council in a variety of administrative duties. The Town Clerk’s office maintains the permanent public records and many other documents related to the Town’s business.
The Town Clerk is responsible for creating, certifying and archiving Town Council minutes, ordinances and resolutions and maintains the official listings of the Boards of Council. The Town Clerk is also responsible for giving notice of Town Council meetings and a variety of other public notices and other functions by law or as the Town Council requires.
Citizens interested in serving on Town Committees, Commissions or Boards may apply on-line or in person at the Administration offices.