City Manager's Office
John Pedersen, City Manager
Bruce Boulineau, Assistant City Manager
Jonathan "Fox" Simons, Assistant City Manager
Mike Shelton, Chief Financial Officer
Joan Grove, City Clerk
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 city staff. The City of Myrtle Beach has approximately 900 full-time employees and more than 500 part-time employees. The City Manager's Office includes the City Clerk, Chief Financial Officer and two Assistant City Managers.
Joan Grove, the City Clerk, is an ex-officio clerk of the City Council. The clerk's responsibilities include notice of meetings, agendas, attends regular and special meetings, records votes of Council, keeps minutes of Council meetings and additional responsibilities assigned by the City Manager.