City Council

Composed of 4 members, the Lincolnton City Council is the legislative body of the City of Lincolnton. Members are elected at large but must file for election by ward. There are 2 members of City Council that are elected every 2 years, for 4-year terms.

The City Council appoints the City Manager and the City Attorney. The council is responsible for: 

  •  Passing all ordinances and resolutions

  •  Approving the annual operating and capital budgets

  • Setting the ad valorem tax rate

  •  Setting utility rates

  • Making appointments to various boards, commissions, and agencies of the city

  • Adopting long-range plans and policies

Contact Us

  1. City Managers Office:

    Richard Haynes
     -City Manager, Email

    Daphne Ingram
     -Assistant to City Manager / City Clerk, Email

    T.J. Wilson
     -City Attorney

    Physical Address:
    City Hall, Second Floor
    114 W Sycamore St.
    Lincolnton, NC 28092

    Mailing Address:
    Attn: City Manager's Office
    P.O. Drawer 617
    Lincolnton, NC 28093-0617

    Phone: 704-736-8980
    Fax: 704-736-8995

    Monday - Friday
    8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Staff Directory



  • Date: The first Thursday of every month (generally)

  • Time: 7 p.m.

  •   Location: City Hall, Council Chambers

114 W Sycamore Street, Lincolnton, NC 28092

LINK: View Council Meeting Video Streams

LINK: View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Lincolnton Ward Boundary Map