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Blue Box  The Myrtle Beach City Council meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month.  The workshop is at 9 a.m., followed by the regular meeting at 2 p.m.

Corner Icon "First in Service" is our philosophy...  We believe that the employees of the city are collectively among the most talented and dedicated to be found in any workforce.  Through the efforts of these employees, the City of Myrtle Beach serves the public in an outstanding manner, providing needed services efficiently and courteously.  We believe that we can learn from the collective experiences of this work force to focus our efforts, provide even better service to the public, and improve the satisfaction experienced by all employees for the contributions they make.

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John Pedersen, City Manager


Under the Council-Manager form of government, City Council sets policy and hires a full-time professional city manager as the chief executive officer to oversee day-to-day operations of the city and its staff.  John Pedersen is the City Manager of Myrtle Beach.  For assistance, call (843) 918-1012.

     The City Manager's Office includes the City Clerk, the Office of Budget and Evaluation, the Public Information Office and the Risk Management Office.  Ron Andrews and Jonathan "Fox" Simons are the Assistant City Managers.  Myrtle Beach has approximately 860 full-time employees.

     The City Clerk is ex-officio clerk of the city council. The clerk gives notice of meetings, posts the agenda, attends regular and special meetings, records votes of council, keeps minutes of council meetings and performs such other duties as may be assigned by the city manager.  Joan Grove is the City Clerk.  For assistance, call (843) 918-1004.

     The Office of Budget and Evaluation is responsible for producing the city’s budget and other financial documents each year, as well as overall financial planning for the city and debt management for capital improvement projects.  Mike Shelton is the Chief Financial Officer.  Michelle Shumpert is the Budget Director.   For assistance, call (843) 918-1126.

     The Public Information Office advises the news media, responds to media and public inquiries and provides background information on city services, programs and projects. The office publishes the quarterly Progress Report newsletter and serves as webmaster for the City of Myrtle Beach home page. The office also programs and manages MBTV, Channel 15 on the Time Warner Cable System and Channel 9 on the HTC Cable System.  City Council meetings are broadcast live on these channels.  Mark Kruea is the Public Information Officer.  Myrtle Beach abides by the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act.  For assistance, call (843) 918-1014.

     The Risk Management Office is responsible for the protection of the assets of the City against losses, which may adversely affect its operation and continuity of services. This is done through identifying and assessing hazards and loss exposures and by selecting the best technique to avoid, control, assume or transfer the risk. The Risk Management Office manages the insurance program, including the workers compensation program, employee safety training, safety committees, environmental safety, accident investigation and emergency protocols.  Val Rosser is the Risk Manager.  For assistance, call (843) 918-1007.


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937 Broadway Street
P.O. Box 2468, Myrtle Beach, SC 29578
(843) 918-1000   Fax: (843) 918-1028
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