Mayor & City Council

Richard Franks
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City Office: 704-866-6720
Phone: 704-284-1985
Ward 1 
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  Demetrios Koutsoupias
  City Office: 704-866-6720
  Home:  704-747-1177

Ward 2
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  Dave Kirlin
  Mayor Pro-Tem
  City Office: 704-866-6720
  Home: 704-616-7376
Ward 3
JimGallagher 20181019    James Gallagher
  City Office: 704-866-6720
  Home: 704-854-9747
Ward 4
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  Charles M. Odom
  City Office: 704-866-6720
  Home: 704-678-2093
Ward 5
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    Jennifer M. Stepp
  City Office: 704-866-6720
  Home: 704-860-3088 
Ward 6
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    Donyel Barber
  City Office: 704-866-6720
  Home: 704-460-4517

Contact Information
City Hall
181 S. South Street, Gastonia, NC  28052
(PO Box 1748, Gastonia, NC  28053-1748)
704-866-6720 (office)



Gastonia, N.C., just minutes west of Charlotte, is one of the area’s best places to live and work with an ideal combination of location, size and livability. Gastonia is the largest of Gaston County’s 13 municipalities and one of the largest cities in the Charlotte metropolitan area. Selected as an All-America City three times, Gastonia’s desirable quality of life is the result of its beautiful natural surroundings, friendly neighborhoods, responsive government and vibrant business environment.


✆ 704-866-6714

⟟ 181 S. South Street
Gastonia, NC 28052