Chief Executive Officer - Office of City Manager


Office of City Manager, CEO

Abbeville downtown historical image The City Manager is appointed by the Mayor and City Council to manage the day-to-day operations of the City. As the Chief Executive Officer for the City, the City Manager is responsible for all functions of the city and manages these functions through the respective departments. Under the Council-Manager form of government, the City Manager is responsible for carrying out the legislative policies passed by City Council and for providing recommendations to Council on municipal affairs with an emphasis on effective, efficient, and equitable service delivery.


Richard Blake Stone

CEO & Abbeville City Manager

Administrative Officers

Fran Strickland Anderson, Chief Operational Officer as Assistant City Manager
Michael (Mike) Clary Jr., Deputy Administrative Officer
Laura Snelling, Chief Financial Officer



  1. Administration

    Physical Address
    Municipal Building / Opera House
    100 Court Square
    Abbeville, SC 29620
    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 40
    Abbeville, SC 29620
    Phone: 864-366-5017
    Fax: 864-366-4273
    Hours
    8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.