City Manager

The City Manager is responsible for the overall administration and operation of the city government. The Manager is appointed by the City Council, and is responsible for implementing the policies of the Council. The City Manager Department is comprised of the City Manager, Assistant City Manager, Executive Assistant (City Clerk), Public Information Officer, and an Administrative Specialist.

City Manager Sally Sandy was appointed by the Council in 1998, and is Morganton's first female City Manager. Prior to serving as the the city manager, Sandy worked as the City's Finance Director.

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Sally Sandy
City Manager

The City of Morganton Local Government is organized into 13 departments including the City Manager's Department. Department Directors report to the City Manager; the City Manager reports to the City Council; and the City Council reports to the citizens of Morganton. The City Council appoints the City Manager and the City Attorney. The City Manager is responsible for hiring all other city employees.

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The City Manager's office is located on the second floor of Morganton City Hall.

828-438-5228

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Location
Second Floor, City Hall
305 E. Union St.
Suite A100
Morganton, NC 28655

Mailing Address
City of Morganton
City Manager's Office
PO Box 3448
Morganton, NC 28680-3448

Sally Sandy
City Manager

828-438-5230
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Lisa Baker
Administrative Specialist
828-438-5226
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Joshua Harris
Public Information Officer
828-432-2516
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Sonja Marston
Assistant City Manager
828-438-5229
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Kelly Russell
Executive Assistant
828-438-5228
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The Public Information Office is responsible for sharing information about city government and services with local citizens and the public in general. The Public Information Officer uses a variety of methods to spread the word about the City events, programs, and services including news releases, the city newsletter, utility bills, social media sites, and the city website. The goal of the Public Information Office is to promote city services and events, release government news and information to the public, and answer questions about local government in Morganton.

City Contact

828-437-8863

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305 E. Union St. Ste A100
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