Executive Department

The Executive Department oversees the work and activities of City government and manages services that aid and represent the citizens of Charleston, the Mayor, City Council and City Departments.

Mayor Tecklenburg's Focus

The Mayor continues to focus on the major issues that impact the citizens of Charleston.

Priorities of the Executive Department include:

  • Protect our city and citizens from the impact of flooding and sea level rise.
  • Increase the supply and availability of affordable and workforce housing.
  • Enhance our transportation infrastructure to move traffic efficiently and support a variety of safe options.
  • Maintain public safety in a way that respects all our citizens.
  • Preserve and protect the neighborhood livability and resident quality of life that make our city so special.