City Manager


The City of Gastonia operates under the Council-Manager form of government in which a professionally trained City Manager is appointed by the Mayor and City Council to serve as the Chief Administrative Officer for city government. The City Manager manages the day-to-day operations of the overall municipal organization. Based upon adopted ordinances, policies, and budgets by the elected Mayor and City Council, the City Manager is responsible for providing the effective management, supervision, and leadership to city staff necessary for the cost effective delivery of public services.
 
City Manager: Michael C. Peoples
704.866.6719
michaelp@cityofgastonia.com
 
Assistant City Manager - Development and Special Projects: J. Philip Bombardier
704.866.6763
 
Assistant City Manager - Adminstrative Services and Public Safety:  V. Todd Carpenter
704.866.6860
 
Assistant City Manager - Operations:  Vacant
704.866.6013
@cityofgastonia.com
 
 City Clerk: Sherry H. Dunaway
 
Deputy City Clerk: Candice G. Owenby
704.866.6720
candiceo@cityofgastonia.com