Aaron King

City Manager
Title: Assistant City Manager
Phone: 336-747-7068
Aaron King

Aaron King joined the City-County Planning Department in 2005 and worked in various roles, including Principal Planner and Land Use Coordinator, prior to being selected as director of the department in October 2018. King began serving as Interim Assistant City Manager in August 2021 and was promoted to Assistant City Manager in November 2021.

Current Roles
In his role as Assistant City Manager, King oversees Engineering, Planning and Development Services, Traffic Field Operations, Transportation and WS/FC Utilities.

King has a bachelor’s degree in urban and regional planning from East Carolina University and a master’s degree in public administration from Appalachian State University. King is also a graduate of the Municipal Administration Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Government.


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