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City Manager

Last Updated:  02-24-22

The office of City Manager is located in City Hall, 134 Rose Avenue, in downtown Henderson.  The Office is comprised of the following positions:  City Manager, Assistant to the City Manager, and Executive Assistant.  Contact information is provided below:

Manager 2022 (1)

Mr. E. Terrell Blackmon

City Manager
Tel: 252-430-5701

Mr. Paylor Spruill
Assistant City Manager
Tel: 252-430-5703

Cindy Norwood
Executive Assistant

Tel: 252-430-5702

Henderson City Hall
134 Rose Avenue
P.O. Box 1434
Henderson, NC 27536
252-430-5700 Switchboard
252-492-7935 Fax

The City Manager is the chief executive officer of the City who is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the City Council.  Henderson operates under the Council-Manager form of government pursuant to NC General Statutes.  The responsibilities of the City Manager, along with the Administrative staff, include such activities as:

  • Coordinating and managing the activities of all City departments;
  • Administers the financial and budget process for the City;
  • Scrutinizes and analyzes processes on improving operational efficiency and cost effectiveness
  • Manages services related to acquisition of real property for City purposes; including leases, property inventory and disposal;
  • Suggests various policies to the City Council and implements Council Policy;
  • Evaluates City programs; and
  • Investigates, delegates, and resolves, if possible, issues brought to this department’s attention regarding City services or processes.