City Council


Edmund H. Driggs
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Town Hall
Transportation, Rezoning and Development


Saturday, February 8, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 

Ballantyne Hotel - Fairway Ballroom
10000 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy.  
Charlotte, NC 28277

Join Council Member Ed Driggs and members of City staff to learn about:

  • Ballantyne Reimagined Rezoning Process
  • Road Projects in South Charlotte
  • 2040 Comprehensive Plan
    - What it means for District 7

Edmund H. Driggs​

District 7 representative​

Edmund H. Driggs, a republican, ​​was elected in 2013 and is serving his fourth term on City Council. 

During  his career at major financial institutions, Driggs specialized in arranging financings and securities offerings for corporate clients and advising them on strategic transactions.  After retiring in 2001, he moved to South Charlotte with his wife Caroline and their two children, who are both CMS graduates.

Since moving to Charlotte, Driggs's community service has included service on the boards of WTVI and Communities in Schools as well as on the President's Council at Central Piedmont Community College. His volunteer activities have including tutoring students at EE Waddell High School,  assisting at the Classroom Central distribution center, and giving classes in economics and personal finance at CMS schools and CPCC. He joined the Charlotte Rotary Club in 2004 and has been recognized as a Paul Harris Fellow for his donations to the Rotary International Foundation.

Driggs holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Princeton University and pursued graduate studies in mathematical economics at the Free University of Berlin and Oxford University. He served as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army, retiring from the reserves in 1987.​​


​About district 7

District 7 is physically located in the southeastern area of the city, along Highway 51.

District 7 online tool

​​View the district boundaries, area plans, adopted land use, ​parks, community investment plan and more! >>

document opens in a new windowDistrict 7 printable map (please note this is a large file and may take a while to load)


​Ed Driggs participates in the following mayor-appointed council committees:​​​

Well-Managed Government (Budget) Well-Managed Government (Budget) (vice chair)
Economic Development​​Economic Development​​ (vice chair)
Neighborhood DevelopmentNeighborhood Development