Mayor & Council

Mayor’s Message

About Our Council

Surf City has a Council-Manager form of government; with a non-partisan Mayor and 5 Council members elected every four years, in November on staggered terms. The Mayor and Council members are elected at-large by a town-wide vote.

Council appoints the Town Manager who carries out the policy decisions of the Council through Town Staff, the Town Attorney who provides legal advice to the Town, and the Town Clerk who maintains official records for the Town.

Council Work Sessions are the third Friday of the month at 9:00am.
They are located at the Surf City Welcome Center, 102 N. Shore Drive.
To view the meeting online, click here.

Town Council Meetings

Town Council meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm.
They are located at the Surf City Community Center, 201 Community Center Drive.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes







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Douglas C. Medlin, Mayor
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William J. Fowler, Mayor Pro-Tem
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Donald R. Helms, Councilman
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Teresa B. Batts, Councilwoman
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Jeremy Shugarts, Councilman
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Dwight Torres, Councilman
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