City Council


The City Council is composed of Mayor and 5 Council Members. Council Members are elected by Ward and the Mayor is elected At Large for 4 year terms. The City of Barnesville is governed through the Council-Manager form of government. The elected City Council establishes the policies of the city, and an appointed City Manager is responsible for carrying out those policies.

The City Council meets the first Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Courtroom at 100 Mill Street.

     Mayor                              Kelly G. Hughes            phone:678-603-0375
     Mayor Pro Tem                 Joseph Sims                  phone:770-468-6736

     Councilmember, Ward 1     Bill Claxton                   phone: 770-584-2234
     Councilmember, Ward 2     Christopher Hightower   phone: 678-359-2154
     Councilmember, Ward 3     Sammie Shropshire       phone: 770-550-5861
     Councilmember, Ward 4     Joseph Sims                  phone: 770-468-6736
     Councilmember, Ward 5     Cecil "Butch" McDaniel   phone: 770-467-7452


                                                        City Manager                      Tim Turner
                                                        City Clerk                           Tammy T. Folson

Ward Map