Mayor & City Council

Group photo of Mike King, Terry Ernst, Mayor Vanessa Fleisch, Phil Prebor, and Kevin Madden

The governing authority of Peachtree City is the Mayor and City Council, consisting of five elected members who serve 4-year terms. While all five members are elected at large (serving the entire city), all must reside within Peachtree City. At their first meeting each calendar year the Mayor Pro-Tem is selected by the City Council. 

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151 Willowbend Road
Peachtree City, GA  30269

  1. General Info
  2. Vanessa Fleisch, Mayor
  3. Phil Prebor
  4. Kevin Madden
  5. Terry Ernst


In their policy-making capacity, the City Council is authorized to perform the following functions:

  • Allocate taxes levied by Fayette County
  • Establish Millage rate for the City of Peachtree City
  • Direct and control all property located within Peachtree City
  • Establish, alter or abolish Peachtree City roads and bridges
  • Fill vacancies in Peachtree City offices unless others are empowered to do so
  • Examine, settle and allow claims against the City of Peachtree City
  • Examine and audit the accounts of all officers having the care, management, keeping, collection or disbursement of money belonging to the City of Peachtree City
  • Establish the costs of licenses
  • Make such rules and regulations as necessary for the protection and preservation of health, safety, welfare and morals 

Mike KingPhoto of Council Member Mike King
Council Member - Post 2

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Mike, a career military officer, and Shirley King and their family were transferred to the Atlanta area from Wiesbaden, Germany, during the summer of 1987. Having been advised to see Peachtree City while in Europe, taking a week long house hunting trip was all that was required to convince the Kings to choose Peachtree City as their new home. Little did they know that, some thirty-one years later, it would still be home.

A native of Hartsville, South Carolina, Mike was inducted into the US Army in the spring of 1969, commissioned in the spring of 1970, and completed rotary wing flight training in the summer of 1971 prior to being deployed to South Viet Nam as a scout pilot for two separate air cavalry units. These two assignments ranged from the lofty mountain ridges along the Demilitarized zone in the north to the flat expanse of the Mekong Delta in the south.

His career continued in both aviation and ground assignments within the United States and overseas, culminating as the Commander of Troops at Ft. McPherson/Gillem until his retirement in 1993. Follow-on vocations included commercial fleet sales with Ford Motor Company and as a contracted planner for the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta.

Mike considers two volunteer programs, Meals on Wheels and mentoring young boys without dads, as time well spent since his full retirement in 2011.   Additionally, frequent workout sessions at Fitness 54 must be included. Last, but not the least of which, serving on the Peachtree City Council for the past five years has proven to be most rewarding.

Mike and Shirley are the parents of three children and the proud grandparents of two.

Favorite things about Peachtree City:  
Without question, the golf cart lifestyle, the friendliness of the residents, and the close-knit community.