• 7 p.m., 2nd and 4th Monday of each month
• Stallings Town Hall, 315 Stallings Road, Stallings, NC 28104
Mayor and Council
Mayor Wyatt Dunn
Council Member John Martin | 704-856-9657
John N. Martin is serving on his first term on the council. John served on the Stallings Planning board for three years prior to being elected to Council in 2017 by the residents to serve as representative from District 1. He grew up in rural Kansas and attended Kansas State University where he received a Bachelors degree in Biology as well as Baker University where he graduated with a Masters in Business Administration. Prior to relocating to NC in 2013, he worked in a variety of IT leadership positions within the communications and healthcare industries. His focus in serving the community is to ensure that as Stallings continues to grow, we do so in a manner that balances protecting the existing neighborhoods while providing for the needs of the growing community. John and his wife, Carla, have a son that greatly enjoys burning endless energy at the parks here in town.
Mayor Pro Tempore David Scholl
Council Member Lynda Paxton
Lynda Paxton is a lifelong resident of the Stallings area. She previously served as the Mayor of Stallings from 2005-2013 and was elected to the council position in 2017. Lynda holds a Masters Degree in School Psychology from Winthrop University and a Bachelors degree in psychology from East Carolina University. She is currently self- employed as a Realtor and broker/owner of Paxton Properties. She previously worked as a School Psychologist in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools for more than 20 years before retiring in 2000. Lynda has one daughter Meredith, son in law, Garrett, and two grandchildren who are also residents of the town. As a returning member to council, Lynda remains committed to transparency of town government, fiscal accountability, effective communication, and citizen engagement.
Council Member Shawna Steele
Council Member Kathy Heyse | 704-821-7136
Mrs. Heyse was born and lived in Indiana most of her life. She and her husband George moved to Stallings 9 years ago to be closer to family. She has 4 children and 10 grandchildren. Mrs. Heyse has an Undergraduate and a Master's degree in Elementary Education from Indiana University. She has almost 40 years experience in education. Mrs. Heyse is retired from teaching, but working part time subbing. She has taught and trained teachers in both China and Lithuania. In 2012, she was nominated by the North Carolina Council of Economic Education and won "The John Martin Excellence in the Teaching of Economics National Elementary Teacher of the Year."
Council Member Deborah Romanow | 704-941-1818
"Having served the Town of Stallings for 16 years, I'm so thankful for the privilege to continue to serve the next 4 years. My husband and I live in the Chestnut subdivision off of Chestnut Lane near Matthews-Weddington Rd. We have two grown daughters. One is married and we have one precious grandson. We have lived in Union County since 1995 having moved from Michigan. We, as a family, are actively involved in the Town of Stallings and are appreciative of the great town we live in."
Overview & Purpose
The Town of Stallings shall have the Council‑Manager form of government and the administration thereof shall be provided in Part 2, Article 7 of Chapter 160A‑147 of the North Carolina General Statutes. The Council shall consist of six (6) members, not including the Mayor. The Town of Stallings shall therefore be divided into six (6) single‑member electoral districts. Council members shall be apportioned to these districts so that each member represents the same number of persons as nearly as possible. Candidates shall reside in and represent the districts according to the apportionment plan adopted by the Town Council, but all the qualified voters of the Town shall elect all candidates. (Am. Ord. passed 4‑5‑2001; Am. Ord. passed 5‑13‑2002)
Sec. 4. The Mayor shall be elected by the qualified voters of the town for a term of four years, and shall be entitled to vote on matters before the Council only if necessary to break a tie. (Am. Ord. passed 4‑11‑77; Am. Ord. passed 8-2005)
Sec. 5. The municipal elections shall be nonpartisan and decided by a simple plurality, and shall be held and conducted by the county board of elections in accordance with the applicable provisions of Chapter 163 of the General Statutes. At each biennial election thereafter, the number of Council positions to be filled at such election shall be filled for terms of four years.
Rules of Procedure
Town Council Rules of Procedure