Government

The City of Pickens operates under the Council form of government with the governing body composed of an elected Mayor and six council members. The mayor and council members serve staggered four year terms. An Administrator is appointed by the governing body to serve as the chief administrative officer of the City. Departments of the City provide a full range of municipal services such as public safety (police and fire), highways and streets, sanitation, culture-recreation, public improvements, planning, and general administrative services.

  • City Hall, 219 Pendleton Street, Pickens, SC
  • Phone: 864.878.6421, Fax: 864.878.0450
  • Hours of Operation: M-F 8:30-5pm

David Owens, Mayor, 864.878.4018, dowens@pickenscity.com

The current City Council members are:

City Council, Regular Meetings 1st Monday of month and work session 3rd Monday

City Council Committees

2014 Schedule of Meetings (for regular schedule of public meetings)

City Administrator:
Bruce Evilsizor
864.898.8160, bevilsizor@pickenscity.com

Business License Official:
Brittany Chapman,
 864.878.6421, bchapman@pickenscity.com

Finance/Administration/HR Director:
Denise Dyer, 864.878.6421, ddyer@pickenscity.com