Community Services

The Community Services Department provides resources and education to engage citizens in building a more beautiful and diverse community. The Department is made up of multiple divisions that include Airport, Community Development, Gastonia Sister Cities and Transit. The City of Gastonia Airport provides a reliable airport for citizens and visitors. Community Development focuses on creating vibrant, diverse neighborhoods by developing partnerships and resources for stronger and safer neighborhoods.Keep Gastonia Beautiful inspires and educates people to take action every day to improve and beautify the community’s environment. Gastonia Sister Cities fosters and promotes friendships and mutual understanding between the people of the Gastonia area and foreign countries through partnerships in education, culture, economic development and dialogue. Transit ensures services provided shall be designed to maintain and encourage the use of public transportation and shall contribute to the economic vitality of the community, the conservation of natural resources and the protection of the environment.

Director of Community Services: Vincent Wong
Neighborhood Program
Neighborhood Program Administrator: Tyler Davis
Community Development
HUD Administrator: Danette Dye
 Case Management Specialist: Vacant position
Case Management Specialist: Nancy Welch
Construction Specialist II: Jim Butler
Keep Gastonia Beautiful

Keep Gastonia Beautiful Administrator: Juliann Lehman
School Specialist/Recycling Coordinator: Carly Caldwell
Special Projects Coordinator: Julie Heath
School Specialist: Position Vacant
Sister Cities
Sister Cities Coordinator: Juliann Lehman
Grants Manager: Kristi Davis
Transit Field Supervisor: Stephanie Wells
Garland Municipal Business Center
150 S. York Street, Gastonia, NC 28052
(PO Box 1748, Gastonia, NC 28053-1748)
704.866.6752 (office)
704.866.6067 (fax)

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