Michael Sims

Mayor & Council
Title: Councilmember
Phone: 919-482-5130


507 E 2nd Street
Clayton, NC 27520

Term & Position

  • Councilman since December 2005
  • Term expires in 2021
  • Mayor Pro Tem December 2009 to 2019

Civic Activities

  • Lived in Clayton for more than 17 years
  • Former Planning Board Member
  • Council ex-officio to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
  • Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) representative for the Town of Clayton
  • Former Member of the North Carolina State Commission for Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services
  • Board Member of Project Access
  • Board Member Archway Foundation


  • Graduate of Saint Edward's University - Austin, Texas

Work Experience

  • Former owner of Clayton Steakhouse with wife Betsy
  • Former owner and operator of Morning Glory Inn Bed and Breakfast with wife Betsy

Why Did You Run for Office?

In order to give back to the community, work for the citizens of Clayton, and to make Clayton a better place in which to reside.


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