The Town of Yemassee Administration Department is led by the Town Administrator and oversees most administrative functions of the Town.

The Town Administrator is appointed by the Mayor and Town Council to oversee the Administration Department. The Town Administrator coordinates with all Town Departments and serves as the Clerk to Council.


  • Archives & Records Management
  • Business Licensing
  • Elections
  • Growth Management
  • Human Resources
  • Permitting, Planning & Zoning

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Matthew Garnes Town Administrator (843) 589-2565 Ext. 3
Valerie DeWitt Administrative Assistant I (843) 589-2565 Ext. 2