The Ball Ground City Council consists of five members elected at large by the residents of Ball Ground. In order to qualify as a candidate for office, an individual must be at least 18 years old and have been a resident of the City of Ball Ground for at least twelve consecutive months prior to the date of qualification. Each post is elected City wide, and a candidate may simply choose which post number they wish to seek election to. Council terms are for four years.
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Andrenia Stoner, Council Member — Post #1
Andrenia Stoner is a life long resident of Ball Ground. She has one daughter, Julie.
Mrs. Stoner retired from Lockheed Martin Company after 38 years of service. She is very active in her community and is always willing to lend a helping hand. Andrenia serves as Chairman of the Natural and Historic Preservation Committee and is a member of the Georgia Municipal Association. Council Member Stoner was instrumental in achieving the Downtown Historic District designation.
Lee Prettyman, Council Member — Post #2
Lee Prettyman has lived in Ball Ground since 2002. Lee came from the Reno, Nevada area where he operated a business for 22 years. Lee retired to Ball Ground with his wife Judy. They have 2 children and 2 grandchildren. Lee’s hobbies are raising alpacas, riding motorcycles and showing his antique cars.
Lee serves as Chairman of the Public Works Committee. He is a member of the First Baptist Church of Canton, Ball Ground Masonic Lodge, Ball Ground Lions Club, Cherokee Chamber of Commerce, and Georgia Municipal Association. Council Member Prettyman is Chairman of the Public Works Committee and is a Member of the Committee for Recreation and Parks.
Vicki Benefield — Post #3
Mrs. Benefield was sworn in on November 18, 2021 to fill an unexpired Post #3 City Council seat. She is retired and lives in Lantern Walk with her husband Bobby.