City Council

The 2019-2021 City Council

Overview

City Council is comprised of a mayor elected at-large and six council members, two of whom are elected at-large and four who are elected from their respective districts.

Members of City Council serve a four year term, with elections conducted every two years allowing for staggered terms. Together they constitute the legislative body of the City. The city of Greenville operates under the Council-Manager form of government.

For more information, contact the Office of the City Clerk at cpitman@greenvillesc.gov or 864-467-4431.

Council's  Priorities

Our neighborhoods. Our economy. Our environment. Our safety. Our mobility. City Council adopted the following priorities for the fiscal year 2022, as its strategic plan for quality growth, inclusivity and diversity consistent with the GVL2040 Comprehensive Plan: 

Housing iconNeighborhoods and Affordable Housing

Support balanced development that protects established neighborhoods, provides affordable housing, and addresses infrastructure needs including public facilities, sidewalks and traffic calming measures to promote safety. 

Economic development iconEconomic Development

Strengthen our economy through strategic planning, business recruitment and retention, the creation of an entrepreneurial ecosystem and select use of annexation; maintain a vibrant, mixed-use downtown and commercial nodes throughout the city; increase livability through events; and support businesses through COVID recovery. 

Recreation iconRecreation, Open Space, and Environmental Sustainability

Protect our environment, green space, and natural resources with a commitment to clean energy, river quality and restoration, upkeep of our zoo, parks and trail system, and the preservation and growth of our tree canopy. 

Public Safety iconPublic Safety and Engagement

Provide superior emergency services to residents and businesses that meet the highest professional standards. Conduct City business with transparency, ensure diversity in citizen participation so voices of all residents are heard. 

mobility iconMobility

Increase mobility through smart traffic planning, roadway design, expanded public transportation service and the maintenance and enhancement of existing street, sidewalk, bike lane and trail networks.


The City Manager and staff shall take actions deemed necessary or advisable to further the stated priorities with a commitment to diversity and inclusion in decision making, and to regularly report progress on stated priorities to City Council.
Download a Council Priorities Poster

Formal Meetings

  • 5:30 p.m.
  • Second and Fourth Monday of each month (View calendar for exceptions)
  • Greenville Convention Center
    1 Exposition Drive
    (Woodside Entrance)
    Greenville, SC 29607

Work Session Meetings

  • 3:00 p.m.
  • Second and Fourth Monday of each month (View calendar for exceptions)
  • Greenville Convention Center
    1 Exposition Drive
    (Woodside Entrance)
    Greenville, SC 29607

Formal Meeting Agenda and Minutes

The purpose of the meeting agendas are to provide an outline for the orderly and efficient conduct of council meetings. The agenda sets forth the specific items of business (generally ordinances and resolutions) and the order in which City Council will consider them. City Council is pleased to provide information packets of its formal meetings including agendas, minutes, and support material for each discussion item listed on the agenda.

Agendas and packet are anticipated to be posted on the site by 3:00 p.m. on Fridays preceding the meeting. For questions or comments regarding current Council agendas and minutes, please contact the City Clerk at 864-467-4431.

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