Charlotte

Wyatt Barrier

Interesting facts!


  • Charlotte is the largest city in the state of North Carolina
  • Its the second largest city in the Southeastern US, just behind Jacksonville, Florida, and the third fastest-growing major city in the US.
  • In 2013 it was the 16th largest cit in the United States based on population.
  • Residents of Charlotte are referred to as Charlotteans.
  • It was named for King George III of England's wife, Charlotte Sophia of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.
  • Settled in 1750
  • Charlotte is the second-largest banking center in the US

Mayor Dan Clodfelter

  • Born in Thomasville, NC
  • Served as a member of the Charlotte City Council, representing District One (East Charlotte) from 1987 to 1993.
  • On April 7, 2014, the City Council appointed Clodfelter as Mayor.
  • Decides how to :spend money on local programs, construction projects, parks, city streets
  • At city council meetings the mayor listens to everything and has the power to vote on which plans should be put into practice.
  • He also is responsible fire and police department.

City Manager Ron Carlee

  • The City Manager is resp​onsible for carrying out decisions, as well as providing vision and leadership to the organization and for overseeing the daily operations of City government.
  • Became the City of Charlotte's 11th City Manager in April 2013
  • Served more than 30 years in local government
  • Prior to joining the City, Carlee was chief operating officer/executive in residence of ICMA.

City Clerk Stephanie C. Kelly

  • The municipal clerk is one of the oldest government professions and has been traced to the year 1272 A.D.
  • Serves as the direct link between the citizens and their government and is the historian of the community and its people
  • Provides services that connect citizens to their government and maintains a recorded history of government actions.

City Council


  • Mayor Pro Tem: assumes all duties, powers and obligations of the Office of Mayor in the Mayor's absence.
-Micheal Barnes



  • Council At-Large: all members work together to provide policy decisions that benefit the community as a whole and provide quality service to all of Charlotte's districts.
-David Howard
-Claire Green Fallon
-Vi Lyes



  • District Representatives: meet with the residents of their community by attending public functions and community meetings.
-Patsy Kinsey, District 1
-Al Austin, District 2
-LaWana Mayfield, District 3
-Greg Phillips, District 4
-John Autry, District 5
-Kenney Smith, District 6
-Ed Driggs, District 7