The City Manager is responsible for:
Implementing policies, programs and laws passed by the City Council
Making recommendations for new programs and services to the City Council
Coordinating services and programs of the City departments
Direct and supervise all city departments, properties and operations
Prepare annual operating and capital budgets for the City
The City Manager's staff resolves concerns and issues concerning the City's provision of services. This includes phone inquiries, requests for information and services, and walk-in assistance. All requests are directed to the appropriate department for action.
Other services provided to citizens include open record requests, city code information, and procedural information.
Charles L. Coney
Office: 3rd Floor Municipal Building
Charles L. Coney
Coney has lived across the United States and in each city has connected with the local administrations and leaders offering his talents in business and service. His national and global corporate stints include Arby's Inc., MCI Telecommunications, Cotelligent, and REXAM and consulting experiences with Coca-Cola, Pepsi-Cola, Home Depot, City of Atlanta, City of Denver, City of Fitzgerald, Macon-Bibb County, City of Hampton, now the City of Americus, and many other governments. These organizations sought his expertise relative to organizational development, technology implementations, and data-driven processes towards higher service delivery. Coney served his hometown community, Fitzgerald, as an elected City Councilman as the Governmental liason with prior experience as the Mayor Pro Tem and Chairman of the Finance Committee among other leadership positions.