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William R. Whitson, City Manager

Hapeville, GA  30354

Ph: (404) 669-2117
Fx: (404) 669-3302

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The City Manager is appointed by the City Council based on his or her professional training and credentials.  The Mayor and Council appoint William R. Whitson as City Manager in June 2015. The City Manager works to deliver high-quality, effective and efficient services to Hapeville residents, businesses and visitors. While the City Council sets the policy direction for the City, the City Manager implements these policies to achieve the City's goals.

The City Manager acts as a liaison between the City Council, its advisory boards and commissions, and city staff to develop and implement policies guiding the city. The City Manager is also responsible for the hiring of department directors, evaluates the performance of employees, sets general personnel policies and approves staff appointments. The manager supervises the preparation of the annual budget and advises the Mayor and Council as to administrative and financial needs of the City.

The other major components of the City Manager's job include:

  • Ensuring that the City Council's policy goals are achieved through the programs of the City departments. To access departmental reports follow this link: Monthly Departmental Reports
  • Ensuring the fiscal health of the City through prudent financial oversight.  To access the current and recent financial documents follow this link: Financial Documents

City Manager ICMA Award with Mayor and Council.jpg
City Manager, William Whitson, recognized for 25 years of local government service by the International City Managers Association.

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City of Hapeville 3468 N. Fulton Avenue Hapeville, GA 30354 Ph: (404) 669-2100
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