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District Four Councilmember
Robert M. Mitchell
Councilmember Mitchell also served as Councilmember for District Two from 1998 to 2002. Councilmember Mitchell was elected for a new term November, 2006, and was recently re-elected November, 2013.
  • Occupation - He is a HUD-approved housing counselor for United Way.
  • Education
    • Charleston Public Schools
    • Bronx Community College
    • New York University
  • Standing Committees
    • Community Development Committee, Chair
    • License Committee, Vice Chair
    • Small Claims Committee
    • Special Facilities
  • Training Courses - The following courses have been completed for the National League of Cities, totalling to 52 Credits:
    • How Municipal Government Can Encourage Youth Leadership and Youth participation - Two Credits
    • Testifying with Impact - Two Credits
    • Communication not Confrontation - Two Credits
    • Advocacy Skills: Persuasive Communication of Issues or
    • Local Concern, Part Two - Two Credits
    • Strategies for Strengthening the Availability of Housing Affordable to Working Families - Two Credits
    • Just Do It! Building Coalitions and Connecting Cultures with Youth - Two Credits
    • Conflict Management - Two Credits
    • Time Management Skills for Effective Leadership - Two Credits
    • Other core competency Course Credits - Six Credits
    • Community Change and the New Economy: A Best Practice Approach - Two Credits
    • Local Economic Development: The Challenges of Community Renewal - Eight Credits
    • Leadership in Changing Communities: The Impact of Paradigms Upon Perceptions - Two Credits
    • Collaborative Ventures: Building a Vibrant Future in Your Community - Two Credits
    • Public Leaders as Collaborators and Conveners - Three Credits
    • Foreclosures, Vacant Buildings, and Effective Strategies for Strengthening the Ladder for Sustainable Homeownership - Two Credits
    • Beware of the Good Times - One Credit
    • Leadership That Matters: Effective Practices for Local Officials - Two Credits
    • Lead With Purpose: The Human Side of Local Government - Two Credits
    • Advancing Your Agenda to a Successful Completion - Two Credits
    • Managing Competing Interests in Challenging Economic Times - Two Credits
    • Addressing Critical Needs for Cities and Towns beyond the School Bell - Two Credits
    • Municipal Elected Officials Institute of Government Transcript
    • You've Been Elected,Now What? /The Freedom of Information Act - Completed December 17, 1997
    • Basic Budgeting for Municipal Officials - Completed March 30, 2000
    • Benefits and Pitfalls of Economic Development /Forms of Government - Completed September 7, 2000
    • Session A - Completed February 17, 1998
      The City as an Employer
      Conducting Public Meetings
      An Overview of Local Government Planning and Zoning
      Team Building/Goal Setting
    • Session B - Completed February 16, 1999
      Municipal Annexations, Mergers and Consolidation
      Business License Tax Administration
      Municipal Finance - Understanding the World of Bonds
      Liability of Municipalities and Elected Officials
      Ethics and Municipal Governance
  • Achievements
    • Bronze Certificate Level of Achievement - March 9, 2008
    • Silver Certificate Level of Achievement - November 12, 2008

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Robert M. Mitchell
Robert M. Mitchell

District Four Councilmember

728 King St.
Charleston, SC 29403

Ph: 843-853-2057
Pager: 843-937-7663