The City of Grovetown has a Mayor/Council form of municipal government. City Administrator Elaine Matthews, hired by the Mayor and Council, is responsible for over 140 employees who are organized into several divisions and functional departments.


The Mayor is elected to represent the City in an official capacity at various functions and is the presiding officer at City Council meetings. The Mayor does not vote on matters that come before the City Council except when there is a tie, then he will exercise that vote.

Mayor Pro Tem

The Mayor Pro Tem is appointed by the Council and Mayor. In the Mayor's absence, the Mayor Pro Tem conducts the City Council meetings.

Correspondence to the Mayor and/or City Council should be addressed to:

  • City of Grovetown
  • 103 Old Wrightsboro Road
  • P.O. Box 120 
  • Grovetown, GA 30813
  • Phone: 706-863-4576
  • Fax: 706-868-3348

City Administrator

The City Administrator is responsible for the overall administration of City departments. The administrator works under the general guidance and direction of the Mayor and Council. Elaine Matthews was appointed City Administrator in 2021. Raised in Grovetown, Elaine Matthews is a key figure in the community and volunteers through her church, in addition to serving as its Bookkeeper. Elaine was Human Resources Director for the City of Grovetown before being appointed to City Administrator.

Correspondence to the City Administrator should be addressed to:

  • City Administrator
    City of Grovetown
  • 103 Old Wrightsboro Road
  • P.O. Box 120  
  • Grovetown, GA 30813
  • Phone: 706-860-5094