York County Council
York County Council Members pictured L to R: Allison Love, District Two; Christi Cox, District Five; Chad Williams, District Seven; William "Bump" Roddey, District Four; Chairman Britt Blackwell, District Six; Robert Winkler, District Three; Vice-Chairman Michael Johnson, District One
York County Vision Statement
York County provides an environment where all citizens and businesses can thrive and succeed.
York County Mission Statement
York County provides quality public services in an open, efficient and responsive manner.
Staffing Goal-York County employs the appropriate number of quality, responsive, goal-oriented staff with low turnover.
Growth Management Goal–York County manages growth in a way that improves the quality of life in the County and provides for balanced growth.
Roads Goal –York County builds and maintains roads that are safe and alleviate congestion.
Fire Service Goal –York County will have a unified fire service that protects the county’s citizens and properties in a cost effective manner.
Economic Development Goal–York County creates an environment which leads to an increased commercial/industrial tax base and high paying jobs.
Greetings from the Chairman...
Welcome to York County, which is recognized as one of the fastest growing counties in the State of South Carolina. York County is comprised of nine municipalities to include, the towns of Clover, Fort Mill, Hickory Grove, McConnells, Sharon, and Smyrna; and the cities of Rock Hill, Tega Cay, and York. Each municipality offers its uniqueness from rural to urban surroundings, and share in a rich cultural heritage. Recognized for its high quality of life, York County also offers a highly skilled workforce and sustainable economy that provides balanced growth and complements a healthy environment. The County Council takes pride in always striving to be the most business friendly county in the State.
The citizens are informed and active partners, working together with dedicated and responsive government, to anticipate challenges and achieve innovative solutions. Again, welcome to York County Government's official website. It is our hope that you will enjoy the website and find it to be beneficial.
York County Council District Map
Click on the image above to determine the Council District in which you reside.
Functions and General Information:
Dr. J. Britt Blackwell, O.D.
York County Council
York County offers a professionally managed government that is responsive to the needs of taxpayers. A seven member County Council is the governing body. Their responsibilities include adopting the County budget, setting the County property tax rate and determining the goals and objectives to provide efficient services to citizens. Daily operations are directed by the County Manager, who is appointed by the Council. The Council meets the first and third Mondays of each month beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers, Agricultural Building, 6 South Congress Street, York, South Carolina. The Council encourages citizen involvement and wants to insure that everyone has an ample opportunity to present information and express opinions. Citizens who wish to address the Council may do so at a scheduled public hearing or by contacting the Clerk to Council.
Boards and Commissions:
The York County Council is in need of dedicated volunteers to serve on various York County Boards and Commissions.
If you are interested in serving your community in this capacity and would like to learn more about the duties and responsibilities please contact the staff liaison listed on each board or commission. If you would like additional information please visit the Boards page
York County Ordinances
County Council Meeting Videos:
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Live County Council Meeting Broadcast each 1st and 3rd Monday. Watch below: