The administration of the Town's offices, positions and departments are overseen by the Town Administrator, who is a sworn appointee of the Board of Aldermen.

The Town Clerk is appointed by the Board of Aldermen and facilitates notices of special meetings of the Board of Aldermen, takes and maintains minutes of the Board, is the custodian of town records and holds other town administrative duties.

The Town Attorney is a Board appointed position responsible for the prosecution and defense of suits for and against the town; to draw or approve deeds, contracts, bonds, notes or other legal papers required for town business; to approve all ordinances before their passage; to advise town officers on legal matters concerning the town; and perform other legal duties prescribed by the Board or required by law.

David Draughn

Town Administrator

Stephanie Watson

Town Clerk/Human Resources Officer

Jimmy R. Summerlin, Jr. 

Town Attorney

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PO Drawer 2428 | Hickory, NC 28603

(828) 322.4663


Office Hours:

Monday-Friday | 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Except Holidays)

Phone: (828) 322-3921 

Town of Long View

2404 1st Ave SW

Long View, NC 28602

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The Town of Long View, NC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services. Auxiliary aids and services for individuals with disabilities are available upon request. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.