Wednesday, September 5, 2012

City of Clinton Names Director for Department of Administrative Services

Joey Meadors will lead the new Department of Administrative Services

Clinton, SC, September 5, 2012:  City Manager Frank Stovall announced today that Joey Meadors will be appointed to the position of Director of Administrative Services.  Mr. Meadors has worked for the City of Clinton for thirty three years in various positions. During his career with the City, Mr. Meadors has served as a draftsman, filter plant operator, warehouse clerk, procurement officer, managed the city’s vehicle maintenance program, and directed the city’s utility billing and customer service operation.

Mr. Meadors was instrumental in developing the procurement and purchasing program for the city and under his leadership it has grown to cover all the departments and divisions of the city. In 2003, Mr. Meadors began to play a critical role in writing the annual city budget. He has continued to play a key role in developing the budget for the past nine years. A Clinton native, Mr. Meadors is currently attending the South Carolina Economic Developer’s School because he realizes that the utility billing operation plays a key role in economic development in our community.

 “Mr. Meadors has an understanding of many of the key operations of our organization and is focused on improving customer service, enhancing the customer experience, and on making sure that public money is spent in the best, most efficient manner possible.” said Frank Stovall, Clinton’s City Manager. “We are excited that he has decided to accept this position as the Director of the Department of Administrative Services and I look forward to continuing to focus on improving our organization and improving customer service with Mr. Meadors leading the Department of Administrative Services.” continued Stovall.

Mr. Meadors will be responsible for managing utility billing, procurement, vehicle maintenance, and municipal court administration. In addition, he will play a key role in capital project management and developing the annual budget. Mr. Meadors’ current position, Fiscal Operations Specialist in Utility Billing, will be eliminated as part of the city’s transition to its new organizational structure.