Terms & Powers
Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia operates under a Mayor / Commission / Administrator form of government. The Mayor is the Chief Executive of Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia. The Mayor is elected on a county-wide basis by the electors of the entire county in a non-partisan general election. Each mayor serves a four-year term and is eligible to serve two consecutive four-year terms.
Our current mayor, Deke Copenhaver, was elected in 2005 to fill the unexpired term of former Mayor Bob Young. In November 2011 he was re-elected to a four-year term which continues through December 31, 2014.
The Mayor possesses and exercises the following executive and administrative powers and duties:
Mayor Deke Copenhaver
530 Greene St.
Augusta, GA 30901
Ph: (706) 821-1833
Fx: (706) 821-1835
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday
For scheduling requests, contact Natasha McFarley.