Town Staff

WEDDINGTON TOWN HALL STAFF
 
 

Karen Dewey
Town Clerk
townclerk@townofweddington.com

Lisa Thompson
Town Planner/Town Administrator
planner@townofweddington.com

Leslie Gaylord
Finance Officer
lgaylord@townofweddington.com

Kim Woods
Tax Collector/Assistant Zoning Administrator
kwoods@townofweddington.com

Janet Peirano
Administrative Assistant
jpeirano@townofweddington.com

 

TOWN DEPUTIES

Jackson Hunt
jackson.hunt@unioncountync.gov

Ryan Hedlund
ryanhedlund@co.union.nc.us

Chris Black
chrisblack@co.union.nc.us

 

TOWN ATTORNEY

Anthony Fox
Town Attorney

Weddington Town Hall
1924 Weddington Road
Weddington, NC 28104

Phone: (704) 846.2709
Fax: (704) 844.6372

Office Hours:
Monday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Staff available on Tuesdays and Thursdays by appointment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Town Staff
The following information was taken from the Weddington Code of Ordinances reflecting a portion of the duties and responsibilities of staff:

Sec. 2-71.  Town Administrator.
The town administrator shall be responsible to the council for administering all municipal affairs as delegated by the council and shall have the following powers and duties:
(1)   To appoint, suspend, or remove town officers and employees at the direction of the council and the mayor;
(2)   To direct and supervise the administration of all departments, offices and agencies of the town, subject to the general direction and control of the council;
(3)   To direct, coordinate and participate in the operations and functions of the town hall to ensure smooth, effective and efficient operation;
(4)   To act as an agent to the council in developing, interpreting, and implementing policy;
(5)   To respond to requests and correspondence from outside organizations and individuals or refer such requests and correspondence to the appropriate town official;
(6)   To attend all meetings of the council and all town boards and committees;
(7)   To oversee the preparation and submission of the annual budget to the council;
(8)   To perform such other duties as may be required or authorized by the council.
Sec. 2-72.  Town Clerk.
The town clerk shall act as secretary to the council, be responsible to the council for maintaining accurate minutes and records and have the following powers and duties:
(1)   To pre-audit contracts, purchase orders and other documents obligating town funds in conjunction with the town finance officer;
(2)   To prepare council agendas as authorized by council;
(3)   To perform such other duties as may be required or authorized by the council; and
(4)   To attend all meetings of the council, and of all town boards and committees.
Sec. 2-73.  Finance Officer.
It shall be the duty of the finance officer:
(1)   To assist in the preparation of the annual audit;
(2)   To submit to council an annual report on the finances and administrative activities of the town as of the end of the fiscal year;
(3)   To sign and pre-audit all checks, drafts, contracts, purchase orders, and other documents obligating town funds;
(4)   To manage investments;
(5)   To attend all council meetings;
(6)   To submit to the council a monthly report on the finances and administrative activities of the town; and
(7)   To perform such other duties as may be required or authorized by the council.
Sec. 2-74.  Tax Collector.
It shall be the duty of the tax collector to:
(1)   To collect all taxes and maintain town tax records;
(2)   To deliver a list of all unpaid taxes with the reason for delinquency, as ascertainable, to the town council;
(3)   To supply the town council with such information as it may require of the tax collector;
(4)   To make a monthly report to the council, listing all funds collected by the tax collector;
(5)   To audit and examine every claim presented to ascertain if the claim is justly due and that payment has been legally authorized and that an appropriation has been duly made;
(6)   To issue bank attachments and garnishments when necessary; and
(7)   To perform such other duties as may be required or authorized by the council.
Sec. 2-75.  Town Planner and Zoning Administrator.
The town planner/zoning administrator shall be responsible for the administration of all aspects of the town's planning department and shall have the following powers and duties:
(1)   To coordinate the town's planning, zoning and subdivision functions to include current and long-range planning, annexation administration, subdivision procedures, and development review;
(2)   To prepare and present planning department reports and recommendations to the council, planning board and board of adjustment as needed;
(3)   To assist the town clerk in preparing agendas for public hearings, planning board and board of adjustment meetings and other town advisory board meetings;
(4)   To review rezoning requests and to interpret, apply and recommend zoning and land use ordinance amendments;
(5)   To attend all meetings of the council and public involvement meetings;
(6)   To serve as staff to the planning board, board of adjustment and various other boards and committees;
(7)   To review applications and issue zoning related permits; and
(8)   To perform such other duties as may be required or authorized by the council.
Sec. 2-76.  Town Attorney.
The town attorney shall serve at the pleasure of the town council and shall be the council's legal adviser.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
   

 

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