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City of Fayetteville


At a glance
• Fayetteville is the sixth-largest city in North Carolina with a population of about 209,000 people.

• It is home to Fort Liberty, the largest military installation by population in the nation.

• Fayetteville is named after French Gen. Marquis de Lafayette, remembered for fighting for America in the Revolutionary War

Fayetteville City Council
The Fayetteville City Council includes nine council members and the mayor. Council members are elected from districts to two-year terms. The mayor is elected at large. All the seats are up for election in November 2023.
The mayor acts as the official head of city government and presides at City Council meetings. The mayor is a voting member of the council who appoints council members to committees and liaison positions.
Mayor Mitch Colvin, 910-433-1992, MitchColvin@FayettevilleNC.gov
Mayor Pro Tem Johnny Dawkins, District 5, 910-433-1992, johnnydawkins@fayettevillenc.gov
Kathy Jensen, District 1, 910-433-1992, kathyjensen@fayettevillenc.gov
Shakeyla Ingram, District 2, 910-973-0256, shakeylaingram@fayettevillenc.gov
Mario Benavente, District 3, 910-635-5458, mariobenavente@FayettevilleNC.gov
D.J. Haire, District 4, 910-574-5399, djhaire@fayettevillenc.gov
Derrick Thompson, District 6, 910-433-1992, derrickthompson@fayettevillenc.gov
Brenda McNair, District 7, 910-433-1992, brendamcnair@fayettevillenc.gov 
Courtney Banks-McLaughlin, District 8, 910-433-1992, CourtneyBanksMclaugh@fayettevillenc.gov
Deno Hondros, District 9, 910-433-1992, denohondros@fayettevillenc.gov
Douglas Hewett, city manager, 910-433-1990, DougHewett@FayettevilleNC.gov
Kemberle Braden, police chief, 910-433-1819
City of Fayetteville
433 Hay St., Fayetteville, NC 28301
Phone: 910-433-1329