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Encyclopedia > Government of the City of Greenville, South Carolina

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Branches of Government

Legislative

City Council 2003-2005, From Left: Debra M. Sofield, Garry W. Coulter, Lillian Brock Flemming, Chandra E. Dillard, Diane Smock, Michelle R. Shain
City Council 2003-2005, From Left: Debra M. Sofield, Garry W. Coulter, Lillian Brock Flemming, Chandra E. Dillard, Diane Smock, Michelle R. Shain

The City of Greenville is served by the City Council. The council meets weekly at 206 S. Main Street / 9th Floor to discuss and vote on matters of the city. Biweekly, the council invites citizens to come forward and make petitions. Committes chaired by one of the City Council members meet regularly each month to deal with specific issues, like a mini-City Council. The six City Council members are each elected from four one member districts[1] with two at-large representatives. Despite the time they put into the city, they are part time. The mayor serves as the council chairperson. File links The following pages link to this file: Government of the City of Greenville, South Carolina ... Greenville is a large city and county seat located in Greenville County6 in South Carolina. ...


List of Council Members as of June 2005:


Mayor: Knox White


Mayor Pro Tempore: Lillian Brock Flemming, District 2 Representative


Vice Mayor Pro Tempore: C. Diane Smock, At-Large Representative


Michelle R. Shain, At-Large Representative


Debra M. Sofield, District 1 Representative


Chandra E. Dillard, District 3 Representative


Garry W. Coulter, District 4 Representative


Knox White, Mayor Term: 11/03-11/07 P.O. Box 2207 Greenville, SC 29602-2207 Work - (864) 467-4590 E-mail - Mayor@greatergreenville.com


Lillian Brock Flemming Mayor Pro Tem District 2 Representative Term: 11/01-11/05 118 Asbury Avenue Greenville, SC 29601 Work - (864) 241-3158 Home - (864) 235-1803 E-mail - flemmil@greatergreenville.com


C. Diane Smock Vice Mayor Pro Tem At-Large Representative Term: 11/01-11/05 PO Box 351 Greenville, SC 29602 Home: (864) 271-4381 E-mail- d_smock@bellsouth.net


Michelle R. Shain At-Large Representative Term: 11/03-11/07 2602 Augusta Street Greenville, SC 29605 Home - (864) 235-5440 Work - (864) 233-9696 E-Mail - shainm@greatergreenville.com


Debra M. Sofield District 1 Representative Term: 11/03-11/07 P.O. Box 5353 Greenville, SC 29606 Home - (864) 239-0116 E-Mail - sofield@greatergreenville.com


Chandra E. Dillard District 3 Representative Term: 11/03-11/07 5 Alleta Avenue Greenville, SC 29607 Work - (864) 294-2503 Home -(864) 233-6549 E-Mail - dillarc@greatergreenville.com


Garry W. Coulter District 4 Representative Term: 11/01-11/05 2403 Augusta Street Greenville, SC 29605 Work - (864) 915-5396 Home - (864) 271-2948 E-Mail - Coulteg@greatergreenville.com



Standing Committees:


Finance/Administration


-Garry Coulter


Quality of Life/Environment


-Chandra Dillard


Public Works


-Diane Smock


Economic Development


-Michelle Shain


Public Safety


-Deb Sofield

Greenville City Seal: 1973-
Greenville City Seal: 1973-

The City Clerk is 'the custodian of City Council's legislative history and other official records of the City, including the City Charter, the City Code, City Seal, minutes, ordinances, resolutions, contracts/leases, annexation and zoning documents. The City Clerk is appointed by the City Manager, and works very closely with the City Attorney, the Mayor and members of City Council. The City Clerk's Office also provides administrative support to members of Council.' File links The following pages link to this file: Greenville, South Carolina Government of the City of Greenville, South Carolina Seal of Greenville, South Carolina Categories: Images with unknown source ... 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ...


City Clerk: Cheryle R. Ratliff


Deputy City Clerk: Meg Benko


Secretary to Council: Claudette Miller


Executive

Having adopted the Council-Manager form of municipal government in 1976, the City Manager of Greenville holds most of the executive power, making the Mayor a mostly ceremonial role. The current city manager is James M. Bourey. He is in charge of all the day-to-day running of the city, governing of the applicable city departments, drafting the budget, and many other important tasks. The city manager is appointed at the convenience of the City Council. The council-manager government is one of 2 main variations of representative municipal government (for contrast, also see Mayor-Council government). ... 1976 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ...



City Departments:

  • City Attorney's Office*
  • City Council
    • Council Members
    • City Clerk's Office
  • City Manager's Office
  • Economic and Community Development Department
    • Economic Development Division
    • Community Development Division
  • Finance Department
    • Administration Division
    • Accounting Division
    • Internal Audit
    • Purchasing Division
  • Fire Department
    • Building and Zoning
    • Communications Prevention
    • Services
    • Suppression
  • General Services Department
    • Building Services Division
    • Geographic Information System (GIS) Division
    • Public Information
    • Management Information Systems (MIS) Division
  • Human Resource Department
    • Employee Health Centre
  • Mayor's Office
  • Municipal Court*
  • Parks and Recreation Department
    • Youth Programming Bureau
    • Beautification Bureau
    • Community Centers Bureau
    • Parks Maintenance Bureau
    • Pools Bureau
    • Special Events Bureau
    • Tree Maintenance Bureau
    • Zoo Bureau
  • Police Department: Greenville is served by the Greenville Police Department with a staff of over 230 employees consisting of 179 sworn officers over 8 beats. The police department is organized into five divisions: Uniform Patrol, Investigative Services, Support Services, Professional Standards and Services, and Administrative Services. Structure:
    • Administrative Services
    • Investigations
    • Patrol Services
    • Community Services Bureau
    • Traffic Enforcement Bureau
    • Professional Standards
    • Support Services
    • Dispatch Bureau
  • Public Works Department
    • Engineering Division
    • Stormwater Management Bureau
    • Fleet Services Division
    • Solid Waste Division
    • Streets and Sewers Division
    • Traffic Engineering Division
    • Parking Bureau


*City Attorney and Municipal Judge do not answer to City Manager


Judicial

Under the Greenville City Charter, the Municipal Judge is appointed by the City Council to hear cases concerning city ordinances. The City Council also appoints an Administrative Judge to carry out subpœnas, search warrents, and arrests and Assistant Judges to carry out the job of Municipal Judge when (s)he cannot appear. A subpoena (pronounced suh-pee-nuh) is a writ commanding a person to appear under penalty (from Latin). ...


Current Municipal Judge: Matthew R. Hawley, Jr.


City Ordinances [2]


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Greenville, South Carolina Greenville is a large city and county seat located in Greenville County6 in South Carolina. ...


Council-Manager government The council-manager government is one of 2 main variations of representative municipal government (for contrast, also see Mayor-Council government). ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Greenville, South Carolina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2534 words)
Greenville County is the most populous in the state at 407,383, but because its city limits enclose less than 30 square miles, the population of the city proper is 56,002 (2000 U.S. Census).
Greenville is the primary city of "The Upstate" of South Carolina, an area that includes the six counties of northwestern South Carolina along the borders of North Carolina and Georgia.
The City of Greenville is governed by a mayor and city council.
Government of the City of Greenville, South Carolina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (366 words)
The City of Greenville is served by the City Council.
He is in charge of all the day-to-day running of the city, governing of the applicable city departments, drafting the budget, and many other important tasks.
Under the Greenville City Charter, the Municipal Judge is appointed by the City Council to hear cases concerning city ordinances [3].
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