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City Manager's Office

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Cleatus Phillips | City Manager
25 LaGrange Street 
Newnan, Georgia 30263
Phone: 770-254-2358
Fax: 770-254-2353



The City Manager is appointed by the City of Newnan Mayor and City Council. As Chief Administrative Officer for the City of Newnan, the City Manager is directly responsible for the efficient administration of all City operations and departments. As the Mayor and City Council approve or implement new ordinances, recommendations, or direction, the City Manager oversees the implementation of those changes and enforces them.

The duties and responsibilities of the City Manager includes as mentioned above, enforcing all laws and ordinances and appointing all Department Directors; recommending measures necessary for the proficient operation of the City; assisting in preparation of the City’s recommended budget; overseeing the City’s public safety; and all other duties required by ordinance or resolution set forth by Mayor and City Council.

To fulfill these duties, the City Manager is directly aided by the Assistant City Manager, Hasco Craver IV, the City Clerk, Della Hill and his Executive Administrative Assistant, Libby Winn, along with 18 Department Directors that supervise approximately 274 employees.

The City Manager also administers the City of Newnan’s $24 million dollar General Fund operating budget that continues to maintain a high level of service to the City of Newnan Citizenry as well as managing millions from other Capital Funding sources.