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Mayor Gerald A. “Jerry” Jones, Jr.
- First elected in 1999, has served 18 consecutive 2 year terms.
- Presides at all meetings of the Council.
- Not allowed to make motions nor does the Mayor cast a vote except to break a tie concerning matters before the Council.
- Contact information: Phone: (252)-726-6848 Extension 139 | Fax: (252)-222-3082
Councilman George W. Ballou
Councilwoman Keri McCann
Councilwoman Diane Warrender
Councilman Harvey N. Walker
Councilman William F. “Bill” Taylor
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Morehead City Police Department
300 N. 12th St., Morehead City, NC 28557
Phone: 252-726-3131 or 252-726-5361
Police Chief: Chief Bernette Morris
Programs: Community policing, Crime prevention, victim witness assistance, citizens police academy, community watch, youth academy, D.A.R.E, after school tutoring, lunch buddy, domestic violence, pill diversion, school resource officers, and Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run.
Fire Department / EMS
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Morehead City Fire Department
Fire station 1: 1406 BRIDGES ST | (252) 247-2512
Fire station 2: 4034 ARENDELL ST | (252) 247-2611
Fire station 3: 5293 HWY 70 | (252) 726-1144
Fire Chief: Chief Jamie Fulk
Mission: Fire suppression, fire prevention, Advanced Life Support (ALS) Paramedic transport, inspections, fire investigations, fire marshal, and rescue of trapped victims.
Department / Public Contact: (252) 726-6848 | FAX: (252) 726-2267
Public Services Director: Daniel Williams | (252) 726-6848
Mission: Responsible for maintaining all of our city parks, public restrooms, public accesses, city buildings and much more! Public Works also includes the Town Garage and cemeteries, most notably Bay View and Greenwood. Public Works is also involved in keeping Morehead City clean and green by offering curbside trash and recycling services.
Programs: City garage, streets division, building and grounds division, and sanitation division.
For solid waste pickup, call Waste Industries at 252-223-4176.
Planning and Inspections
Morehead City Planning and Inspections: Phone: (252) 726-6848 extension 125 | FAX: (252) 726-2267
Director of planning and inspections: Sandi Watkins
Planning department mission: Review of requests for rezoning, multifamily and planned developments, annexation, and street/alley closing. Planning staff also creates and maintains Geographic Information System (GIS) data, including maintenance of the City’s zoning and corporate limits maps.
Inspections department mission: Review of construction plans, issuance of building permits, inspections, and code compliance of all building construction (new, renovation, repairs, demolition, etc.) within Morehead City’s corporate limits and extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ). The Division also administers and enforces the Minimum Housing Standards, the Minimum Nonresidential Structure Standards, and the Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance.
Parks and Recreation
Morehead City Parks and Recreation: (252) 726-5083
Department Director: Craig Lands
Services: Athletic programs, concert series, fitness programs, camps and clinics, and special events.
Recreation Center: 1600 Fisher Street
Sports Complex: 2200 Mayberry Loop Raod
Shevans Park: 1501 Evans St
Morehead City Finance Department: (252) 726-6848 | FAX: (252) 240-1639
Finance Director: Jewel Lasater | (252) 726-6848 extension 104
Mission: Responsible for all the Revenue Billing & Collections as well as the general accounting for the Town of Morehead City to include billing and collections for taxes and utilities.
Morehead City Human Resources – (252) 726-6848 | FAX (252) 726-7692
Human Resources Director: Susan Nixon – (252) 726-6848 extension 124
Mission: To attract, hire, develop, motivate, and retain a qualified, diverse workforce dedicated to working together to deliver high quality services to the community. This includes, recruitment and selection, job classification and compensation, benefits administration, regulatory compliance, development and administration of related policies, health & safety management, wellness initiatives, employee training and development, public and employee relations, and workers’ compensation administration.
Other Morehead City Town Hall contacts in NC:
City Clerk: Cathy Campbell – 252-726-6848 extension 139
City Manager: Ryan Eggleston – (252) 726-6848 extension 110
Deputy Clerk: Kathy Eagle – (252) 726-6848 extension 110
Director of IT services: Jonathan Snyder – (252) 726-6848 extension 114
February 2020 – Town officials announced that on February 25th, 2020 there will be a groundbreaking ceremony at the site where the new city hall will be which is where the old elementary school used to be. The time for the groundbreaking is 2:00 pm at 300 N 12th Street.
Additionally, the Morehead City city council is considering putting the old city hall up for sale via a upset bid process. If the city council approves this they will set a reserve amount and anyone can bid on the old building. Once a bid is made, another bidder has 10 days to submit their own bid. If there are none in the 10 days, then the city council will review if the winning bidder met the reserve amount and will decide on the final sale.
The city council will meet again on February 11th at 5:30 p.m.
January 2020 – City officials announced that construction on the new town hall will begin in February 2020 and will sit on the grounds where the Charles S. Wallace High School once stood after it was demolished in 2019.
September 27, 2019: Water service will be temporarily shut off from North 8th street to 11th street along Bay street while fire department crews change out a fire hydrant. This downtime will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.