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) - Christopher Quintyne, Assistant Town Administrator/Town Clerk
  • Business License and Permitting
  • Community Relations and Outreach
  • Town Administration and Oversight


Christopher R. Quintyne, Assistant Town Administrator

Christopher joined the Town of Capitol Heights in September 2013 as the Assistant Town Administrator. He has eight years of experience serving in the federal government, Louisiana State Legislature as well as the United States House of Representatives and Senate.

Prior to joining the Capitol Heights team, Christopher served as a law clerk in the Louisiana House of Representatives for the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus (LLBC), where he worked with all 32 members and three LLBC chairmen to assist in implementing policy initiatives. He has also served as a staffer with the National Institutes of Health, United States Department of Justice, as well as the District of Columbia Superior Court.

Christopher has extensive experience in community relations, policy development, and legal research.

A Maryland native, Christopher holds both a Juris Doctor and a Master’s in Public Administration from Southern University Law Center, Baton Rouge, LA and a Bachelor of Arts from American University, Washington, DC.