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. Steve Zickefoose

    City Manager / Finance Director


    City Managers Office:

    Ritchard Haynes

    Assistant City Manager

    Daphne Ingram

    Assistant to City Manager / City Clerk

    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.

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