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City Manager's Office

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. Jonathan "Fox" Simons and Lisa Wallace are the Assistant City Managers.  The City of Myrtle Beach has approximately 900 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. Jennifer Stanford is the City Clerk. For assistance, call (843) 918-1004.