City Council

The City of Orangeburg operates under the council form of government.

There are seven council members, including the mayor. They are elected on alternating terms. Each council member has one vote. The City Administrator is appointed by the Council and is responsible for administering the policy of the council and supervising city employees.

Appearing Before City Council

Persons wishing to appear before City Council or have a business item to be listed on the agenda should notify the City Administrator’s Office by 12:00 Noon the Thursday preceding the scheduled meeting date. Special meetings may be called by the City Administrator and notice of special meetings shall be in accordance with Section 30-4-80 of the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act. Any change in the schedule of City Council Meetings will be advertised.

Anyone needing special accommodations should contact Linda McDaniel in the City Administrator’s Office at 979 Middleton Street or call (803)533-6000 at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the scheduled meeting.

Council Members

Mayor Butler
Michael C. Butler
  • Main
    (803) 533-6000
  • Fax
    (803) 533-6007
Richard F. Stroman
District 1 Seat
  • Main
    (803) 534-5434
Dr. Kalu Kalu
Dr. Kalu Kalu
District 2 Seat
  • Main
Jerry Hannah
District 3 Seat
  • Main
    (803) 534-2869
  • Work
    (803) 536-9254
Bernard Haire
District 4 Seat
  • Main
    (803) 536-1985
L. Zimmerman Keitt
District 5 Seat
  • Main
    (803) 534-8967
Sandra Knotts
District 6 Seat
  • Main
    (803) 534-2160

Meeting Schedules

City Council Chambers
933 Middleton Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115

Regular Council Meeting
1st Tuesday of Each Month at 6:00 P.M.

Regular Council Meeting
3rd Tuesday of Each Month at 6:00 P.M.

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