Kingsland City Council

Structure & Tenure
The City Council is the legislative and policy-making body for the City of Kingsland and is comprised of four members elected at-large to serve on Posts 1-4.  The terms for City Council seats are staggered, and nonpartisan elections are held every two years.

Our Vision
To enhance the quality of life for all the citizens of Kingsland through innovation, technology, and excellence in governmental operations.
Kingsland Mayor & Council

Mayor: Kenneth E. Smith 
City Councilman: Charles Grayson Day, Jr.
City Councilman: Jim McClain
City Councilman: James L. Ham Jr.
City Councilman: Rick Winters 
City Attorney: James R. Coppage

Our Mission
  • To promote quality and ethical political leadership which will represent a united community.
  • To provide the necessary tools whereby municipal employees can excel in providing the services which the citizens of Kingsland deserve.
  • To promote a sense of community involvement through open meetings in order for the citizens of Kingsland to be a part in the decision making process.
  • To create a balance between available finances and the needs of all citizens to enhance the quality of life for the community.
  • To be a recognized leader in the promotion and support of community activities; such as, educational, cultural, environmental, and economic development that will demonstrate Kingsland is a community of excellence.        
Our Values
Public service is our business and our goal. We believe in commitment — not just to our job, but to our faith, our beliefs, and our family. Our pride in our work and the organization compels us to a high degree of professionalism.

Council Meetings
Guidelines on Citizens Matters and Participation:
All citizens are welcomed to attend any City Council Meeting or Public Hearing.  Citizens are encouraged to participate during the “Granting Audience to the Public”  part of the Council Agenda or during a “Public Hearing”.

Regular Business Meetings:
City Council convenes its regular business meeting every second and fourth Monday at 6 p.m. in the Council Chamber of City Hall located at 107 S Lee Street, Kingsland, GA.  All meetings are open to the public.

Public Hearings:
City Council holds public hearings to give citizens an opportunity to comment on current issues involving the City.  All public hearings are advertised and placed on the Council’s agenda for citizen remarks.  To make comments at a public hearing, citizens can sign up in advance of the meeting by contacting the City Clerk’s office at 912-729-5613 or during the Council meeting when the request for public input is announced.