Neighborhood Services Department
Mary "Cookie" Goings, Director
The Neighborhood Services Department enforces the City's commitment to building healthy and vibrant neighborhoods. The department focuses on enriching the community to facilitate neighborhood growth. Neighborhood Services provides support, direction and encouragement for the city’s residential communities, to help them maintain their character and strengthen their identities.
This role is ever evolving and is based on the needs of the neighborhood residents andour resources. Understanding the needs vary from neighborhood to neighborhood, the department relies on the residents and Neighborhood Watch groups to assist in identifying strengths, weaknesses, issues and needs.
These are presented to city officials and department chairs, should action be taken. Neighborhood Services serves as residents’ representatives and liaisons of the City of Myrtle Beach.