Aiken City Council

The Aiken City Council serves as the governing body for the City of Aiken, holding municipal corporation regulatory powers as provided by South Carolina state law.

The body consists of seven members, including the mayor, four district representatives and two at-large representatives. All are elected to their posts and are not employees of the city.

Meetings are held the second and fourth Mondays of every month in the Municipal Building located at 214 Park St.

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Wells announces SC House run

Aiken City Councilman At-Large Don Wells will seek election into the South Carolina House District 81 seat currently held by Tom Young, a news release says.
Monday, March 5, 2012

Slain officer's shift honored

Aiken Mayor Fred Cavanaugh presented character awards to the members of Aiken Public Safety's C shift during the City Council meeting Monday night.
Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012

Aiken to name new public safety director

The new Aiken director of public safety will be named Wednesday.
Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012

Aiken mayoral primary set for Tuesday

Aiken's mayoral primary, set for Tuesday, pits five-term incumbent Fred Cavanaugh against anti-tax activist Jet Beckum.
Monday, Sept. 12, 2011

New city manager for Aiken is named

AIKEN --- Newly appointed Aiken City Manager Richard Pearce said Monday that he wants to continue to draw others to the town he's known since he was a boy.
By Julia Sellers | Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010

Aiken city manager set to retire

AIKEN ---City manager Roger LeDuc will retire Jan. 28 after more than 30 years with the city of Aiken.
By Julia Sellers | Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010

Aiken hears concerns of small businesses

AIKEN --- A recurring concern among small businesses in the city of Aiken is how much government involvement is too much.
By Julia Sellers | Wednesday, Aug 25, 2010

Summer downpours delay runoff project in Aiken

AIKEN --- Summer downpours have put a damper on the city of Aiken's efforts to reduce storm water runoff into Hitchcock Woods, but construction shouldn't affect the Aiken's Makin' festival.
By Julia Sellers | Thursday, Aug 19, 2010

Housing upgrades foster pride in Aiken

Community buy-in brought the city of Aiken's Toole Hill back to life, and Crosland Park residents hope the same vision can revamp their fledgling neighborhood.
By Julia Sellers | Friday, Aug 13, 2010

Sales tax plan goes to referendum

AIKEN --- Aiken County Council members on Tuesday approved moving forward with a 1-cent Capital Projects Sales and Use Tax III referendum.
By Julia Sellers | Tuesday, Aug 10, 2010

Backers show up to Aiken prayer rally

Christians spilled into The Alley and lobby of the Aiken municipal building Monday night after showing up to support keeping prayer public in government meetings.
By Julia Sellers | Tuesday, Aug 10, 2010

Church wants to rally Aiken Christians

A challenge to the city of Aiken's use of prayer before council meetings has led a Bath church to call Aiken Christians to action by holding a prayer rally before tonight's meeting.
By Julia Sellers | Sunday, Aug 8, 2010

Aiken could take on depot project

The city has already given $1 million to the project, and the city council will vote Aug. 9 on a memorandum of understanding to take over the public-private partnership.
By Julia Sellers | Wednesday, July 28, 2010

City council to tackle zero-based budgeting

Aiken City Council members have agreed to tackle zero-based budgeting for the 2011-2012 budget year.
Thursday, July 15, 2010

Prayer prompts Aiken challenge

AIKEN --- The city administrator' received an eight-page letter from the Freedom From Religion Foundation that investigates what it terms violations of the separation of church and state.
By Julia Sellers | Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Funds for Aiken nonprofits vetoed

The city of Aiken's 1-cent sales tax request for nonprofits was vetoed by the sales tax commission Monday.
By Julia Sellers | Monday, July 12, 2010

Backers of Aiken tax referendum worry

AIKEN --- The $2.45 million going to nonprofit organizations in the city of Aiken's request for 1-cent sales tax funding could make or break the referendum in November.
By Julia Sellers | Thursday, July 1, 2010

Trash pickup likely ending for Aiken businesses

AIKEN --- City businesses will likely see garbage pickup end by the end of the year, according to City Manager Roger LeDuc.
By Julia Sellers | Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Aiken City Council approves bus shelters

Best Friend Express riders will have two new shelters to escape weather extremes.
By Julia Sellers | Tuesday, May 25, 2010
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