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Welcome the Town of Clayton, North Carolina

Councilman Butch Lawter

Contact Information:

467 East Second St
Clayton, NC  27520
919-218-2834 (cell)

Term and position:

  • Councilman since January 2009; term expires in 2019
  • Councilman from December 1999 through December 2003

Civic activities:

  • Council ex-officio for the Recreation Advisory Committee
  • Triangle J COG (Council of Government) delegate for the Town
  • Member of Greater Heights United Methodist Church
  • Volunteer for NC Special Olympics
  • Coached many youth sports teams over the last 15 years
  • Volunteered in many community, school, and church activities over the last 15 years


  • Graduate of North Carolina State University with MS Civil Engineering
  • Graduate of Clemson University with BS Civil Engineering

Work experience:

  • Director of Environmental Services with Withers Ravenel
  • Senior Engineer with S.T. Wooten Corporation
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