The Town of Capitol Heights operates under the council-manager form of government. The town administrator serves as chief administrative officer and directly reports to the Town Council. Under the town administration are the functions of:

  • Finance and Human Resources Administration
  • Town Records (Town Clerk) - Assistant Town Administrator/Town Clerk
  • Business License and Permitting
  • Community Relations and Outreach
  • Town Administration and Oversight


Stevie L. Cox, Town Administrator

Stevie Cox joined the Town of Capitol Heights on October 13, 2014 as Town Administrator. Stevie has three years of federal government experience and almost twenty years of local government experience in St. Louis, Illinois and North Carolina.  He has extensive municipal and county work experience.

Prior to joining the Capitol Heights team, Mr. Cox served as the Town Manager for Chadbourn, North Carolina.  As the Chadbourn Town Manager, Mr. Cox was responsible for the administration of all Town Departments.  Those departments are:  Finance, Parks and Recreation, Police, Public Works, Water and Sewer.  In addition, he served as the Town’s Planning and Zoning Director, Chief Budget Officer and Purchasing Agent. As the Chief Budget Officer, he has been responsible for preparing the annual operating budget for the Town.

Mr. Cox is a native of Clinton, North Carolina.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wake Forest University in Communications and a Master of Arts degree from St. Louis University in Urban Affairs. In addition, Mr. Cox is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – School of Government from the Community Development and the Municipal Administration Course.

Stevie is married to Robin Magee – Cox who is a 6th Grade Math teacher and they are the parents of one daughter.