Peter Shahid was elected to Charleston City Council in 2015 on the premise that West Ashley had been neglected and ignored. Since taking office, he has worked diligently to improve the quality of life in West Ashley. Some of his accomplishments include:

Mandi Herring, Christopher Morgan, Eric Pohlman, Councilmember Peter Shahid, Donna Jacobs, Amy Groves of Dover Kohl, and Wade Walker of Alta accepting the SCAPA award for Outstanding Planning Project-Public Outreach.

Shahid has also provided direction to other important parts of the city’s governance:

  • Initiated the creation of the Ad Hoc City Budget Committee
  • Initiated a commission to address hotel management
  • Initiated the 350 Commission and serve as its chairperson
  • Serve as chairperson of the Public Safety Committee