The Town of Valdese operates under a council-manager form of government. The Mayor and Council are responsible for making policy decisions for the community. The Town Manager is responsible for carrying out those decisions, as well as providing vision and leadership to the organization and for overseeing the daily operations of the town government.

The position of Town Manager is currently vacant. Bryan Steen was appointed as Interim Town Manager at the December 18th, 2023 Town Council Meeting.

The Town's Administrative Offices are responsible for a variety of financial and clerical duties necessary to ensure the smooth operation of Valdese. The administrative staff assists the Town Manager with such daily activities as collecting water, sewer, and tax bills and handling daily questions and complaints from citizens. It is also responsible for keeping track of financial matters for the Manager, Town Council, and Town Departments.

Valdese Mission Statement: The Town of Valdese welcomes growth and diversity to enhance while preserving, our existing neighborhoods, natural amenities, and rich history for current residents and future generations.
To meet the Mayor and Town Council, click here.

Valdese Interim Town Manager
Bryan Steen
Bo Weichel
Assistant Manager/CFO

Jessica Lail

Town Clerk
Human Resources Director
Fax: 888-798-1022
Larry Johnson
Planning Director

Kimberly Cline

Tax Collector/Payroll 

Angel Mitchell

Accounting Technician
For the full Department Directory follow this link. 


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