Statesville City Council

City of Statesville, North Carolina
City Council

Statesville's City Council is made up of the mayor, six (6) ward seats, and two (2) at-large seats.  Meetings are held on the first and third Mondays of each month at 7:00pm in the Council Chambers of the City Hall building located at 227 S. Center Street.  The agenda is released on the Wednesday before the scheduled meeting by the City Clerk.  On the second meeting of each month, thirty minutes are set aside for the public to address Council about any issue.

Pictured below from left to right:  Kimberly Wasson, David Jones, Jap Johnson, Doris Allison, Mayor Costi Kutteh, Amy Lawton, Joe Hudson, Frederick Foster, and Steve Johnson

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Mayor Costi Kutteh

P.O. Box 1111

Statesville, NC 28687

City Office: 704-878-3585

City Cell: 704-437-0977

Contact Mayor Kutteh

David Jones, Ward One

Mayor Pro-Tem

126 Columbine Drive

Statesville, NC 28625

Personal Cell: 704-959-0363

Contact David Jones

Jap Johnson, Ward Two

204 Knox Street

Statesville, NC 28677

City Cell: 704-437-1939

Contact Jap Johnson

Doris Allison, Ward Three

1200 9th Street

Statesville, NC 28677

Personal Cell: 704-873-6177

Contact Doris Allison

Amy Lawton, Ward Four

177 Park Street

Statesville NC 28677

Business: 704-873-2435

Contact Amy Lawton

Joe Hudson, Ward Five

1021 The Glen Street

Statesville, NC 28677

City Cell: 704-437-9633

Contact Joe Hudson

Frederick Foster, Ward Six

466 Charles Street

Statesville, NC 28677

City Cell: 980-635-4577

Contact Frederick Foster

Kimberly Wasson, At-Large

209 Rumley Lane, Apt H

Statesville, NC 28677

City Cell: 704-437-8804

Contact Kimberly Wasson

Steve Johnson, At-Large

139 Columbine Drive

Statesville, NC 28625

Business: 704-872-2485

Contact Steve Johnson

Leah Gaines-Messick, City Attorney

Leah Gaines-Messick serves as the City Attorney for the City of Statesville. She is the legal adviser for all officials, officers, and departments of the City and represents the City in litigation and proceedings, including the prosecution of cases. Work involves drafting and reviewing ordinances, resolutions, policies and procedures, and contracts prior to consideration by the City Council to ensure compliance with state, federal, and local laws.

Leah Gaines-Messick, City Attorney

Winthrop & Gaines-Messick, PLLC

706 Hartness Road Statesville, NC 28677

Business: 704-872-9544

Fax: 704-872-7712

Public Comment Procedures

In order to provide the public with an opportunity to address City Council during its regular council meetings, a Public Comment Period will be held at the beginning of the second regular Council Meeting each month. Speakers cannot call ahead to sign-up, but must sign-up 30 minutes prior to the meeting.

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Election Wards Map

In the United States, a WARD is an optional division of a city or town for administrative and representative purposes, especially for purposes of an election.

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Upcoming City Council Meetings:

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Statesville City Council Meeting
Jun 19, 2023
7:00 PM EDT
Statesville, NC
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Statesville City Council Meeting
Jul 17, 2023
7:00 PM EDT
Statesville, NC
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Statesville City Council Meeting
Aug 07, 2023
7:00 PM EDT
Statesville, NC
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