Utility Bills, Fees, City Taxes, Licenses and Deposits

Finance and Utilities

The Finance Department is responsible for all financial functions of the City. These functions include utility billing, accounts payable, accounting and financial reporting, delinquent tax bills, payroll, business licensing, cash receipts, cash management, as well as numerous other functions.

Southport City Hall
1029 N. Howe Street
Southport, NC 28461
Office Hours: Monday – Friday,  8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
(910) 457-7900

Utility Service



Water and Sewer


and Usage


Garbage, Recycle

and Yard Debris

Electric Service Rates


Load Management





AS OF APRIL 2021, DELINQUENT FEES FOR DISCONNECTIONS HAVE RESUMED. If your balance is not paid by the 25th of each month, your water service will be turned off and a $35 fee ($70 for Rivermist customers) will be added to your account. The past-due balance plus the delinquent fee must be paid prior to reconnection of service.

You can pay online at www.cityofsouthport.com, by phone at 910-363-1002,  or by cash or check in the drop box at our office at 1029 N Howe St.  Please note the $5 convenience fee for online and telephone payments has been waived at this time.

Finance Staff

Utility Department
(910) 457-7900, Option 1
Email Utility Department 

Finance Director, Melanie Trexler
(910) 457-7906   |   Email Melanie

Accounts Payable, Angie Bates
(910) 457-7964   |   Email Angie

Tax Collector/Finance Specialist, Teresa Jones
(910) 457-7920   |   Email Teresa

Human Resources/Payroll, Teresa Parker-Mosley
Tel: (910) 457-7910  |   Email Teresa

Accounting Technician/FEMA Coordinator, Kaity Boyd
Tel: (910) 457-7944 |  Email Kaity

Utility Billing, Brandon Stevens
Tel: (910) 457-7900, ext 1036 | Email Brandon

Customer Service, Kelly Cochran
Tel: (910) 457-7900, opt 1 | Email Kelly

Finance Divisions

  • Accounting
  • Customer Service
  • Human Resources
  • Tax Department
  • Utility Billing

Finance Request Form

  • Thank you for your inquiry. We will respond during normal business hours.