Mayor and Council

Town of Eastover Administration

Phillip Gunter, Mayor

Leroy Faber, Mayor Pro Tempore

Heyward Patterson, Councilman

Rhudine Robinson, Councilwoman

Dedrick Edwards, Councilwoman

The Town of Eastover has a Mayor Council form of government which consists of a Mayor and four Councilpersons. This form of government was introduced on March 1976 and adopted on April 6, 1976.

The Mayor is elected for a term of four years, and two of the councilpersons are elected for four years. The two remaining councilpersons served for two years.

January 12, 2004 Mayor and Council revised the ordinance to read Mayor and Council shall serve for terms of four (4) years (staggered). That in the first election held the largest number of votes shall serve terms of four (4) years and the two candidates receiving the next largest numbers of votes shall serve terms of two (2) years.

The Town of Eastover has experience slight but consistent population increases during the past years. In 1950 for example, the Town’ s population was 564; by 1970 it had reached 817. The 1980 census showed that there were 898 people living in Eastover, Now, with the construction of Sunny Acres, Babcock Center, and new homes in the Town limits, our population is over 1,100 and with the projection of new industry in the Town, our population will increase even more.