Administration

Mayor's Assistant
Beth Carpenter 
She has worked for the Town since July 2007.
She assists Mayor Heyward with her appointments, as well as
the liaison for the citizens of the town and the Mayor’s office.
She is active in all town events wherein she coordinates and
assists in the preparation for community wide events and auxiliary
activities as well as assisting in grants administration. She assists
the Planning Department, codes enforcement in addition to the
Sewer Department for the Town of Hollywood.
Her email address is bethc@townofhollywood.org 

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Clerk-Treasurer
Niema Gantt 
She has worked for the Town from 2003 to 2005
and returned to the Town in July 2007 to date. Her
responsibilities include performing all financial planning and
functions, managing personnel matters, enforcement of town
code as it relates to business license, preparation of minutes
for Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeal, Municipal
Election Commission and Town Council meetings. She manages
the building department, and assists with sewer & planning services
to include issuance of permits and oversee the maintenance of the
Town's website. Her email address is ganttbrown@townofhollywood.org 

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Town Planner/Zoning Administrator
Edward Holton 
He has worked for the Town since July 2007.
He’s responsible for: overall administration of land development
standards, interpreting and enforcing the zoning ordinances,
determining flood zone, determining parcel district zoning, evaluates
all requests for subdivision, site plan, and plat review, issues tree
cutting permits; process applications for variances and special
exceptions; maintains current zoning map (with assistance from the
Council of Governments); processes appeals to the Board of Zoning
Appeals; land planning and zoning staff for the Planning Commission,
the Board of Zoning Appeals, and Town Council.
His email address is edh@townofhollywood.org 

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Receptionist/Permit Clerk
Tynetta White  

She has worked for the Town since January 2014
assisting all department heads and the Mayor with various clerical
assignments. She serves as one of the liaisons for the Town and its'
residents. She has taken a lead in issuing permits and assisting with
business licenses as well as coordinating the front office at Town Hall. 
Her email address is twhite@townofhollywood.org


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Town Attorney
Jon Austen 
He practices with the law firm of Pratt-Thomas and Walker
in Charleston, SC. Jon graduated from Wake Forest University
law school. He has over 20 years of experience as a litigator and
has an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell. 

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