The City Administration Office consists of the offices of the Mayor, the City Administrator and the City Clerk. This office is located on the second floor of the Gaffney City Hall, 201 North Limestone Street and can be reached at (864) 487-8507. The fax number for the City Administration is (864) 487-8508.
Mr. James Taylor is the City Administrator for the City of Gaffney. He received his Business Administration degree from Limestone College after serving four years in the United States Air Force. Prior to becoming the City’s Administrator in 1997, Mr. Taylor worked with other local government agencies in economic development, where he played a key role in the development of what is now known as the Gaffney Premium Outlets and in obtaining federal funds for numerous community development programs. As Administrator of a City with approximately 12,500 citizens and nearly 150 employees, Mr. Taylor oversees the City’s day-to-day operations, implements policies adopted by City Council and manages the City’s budget. He is also responsible for the overall management of City projects, such as the construction of the Railroad Avenue Park.
The City Clerk’s office maintains and preserves the permanent and legal records of the City, including minutes of City Council meetings, ordinances, resolutions, contracts, agreements, easements, deeds to City property and any other records committed to its custody or required by law. All records are maintained in accordance with State Law.
The following forms must be submitted to the City Administrator’s office:
- Amplification Permit Application
- Freedom of Information Request
- Request to Appear Before Council
- Street Closing Request