Frequently Asked Questions
Q. When are City Council meetings?
A: City Council meetings are held the first Tuesday of every month in the City Hall auditorium. View the calendar of events for more information about Council and other board and committee meetings.
Q. What electoral district am I in?
A: The City of Clinton is divided into five electoral districts. To find out which one you live in, please view the link- Electoral Districts
Q. Which council member represents my district?
A: Mayor Lew Starling is elected at-large.
- Ms. Maxine Harris (Mayor Pro Tem) District 5
- Mr. Steve Stefanovich……… District 1
- Mr. Neal Strickland………… District 2
- Rev. Marcus Becton………...District 3
- Ms. Jean Turlington ………...District 4
Q. How do I setup my water and garbage collection services?
A: For information on how to setup utility services click here.
Q. How do I pay my water bill?
A: There are several options for paying your water bill. Please view the link for a complete list of options- Utilities Billing
Q. Where do I go to obtain a privilege license?
A: Privilege licenses can be obtained through the City of Clinton finance department located in city hall at 221 Lisbon St. For more information, click here- Privilege Licenses
Q. Where do I go to obtain a building permit?
A: The Clinton-Sampson planning and development department is located in the city hall annex at 227 Lisbon St. For more information on permits view this link-Building Permits
Q. When is my garbage day?
A: The city is broken into four routes, please view the map link to find your collection day- Garbage Collection
Q: Where can I recycle?
A: The city has four drop off locations:
- Beaman Street Fire Station; 1000 Beaman Street
- Public Works; 200 John Street
- Royal Lane Park; behind “old” putt-putt
- Sampson Community Center; 808 Barden Street
Q: What can I recycle?
A: You can recycle aluminum & steel cans, plastics 1-7, clear, brown, & green glass, newspapers and magazines. The public works department services the locations 2 – 3 times per week.
Q: Can I tile (pipe) the ditch behind my home?
A: No, the Army Corps of Engineers will not allow this.