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The City Manager is responsible for the effective administration and operation of all services for the city of Johns Creek.

To do so, the City Manager tracks the progress of a variety of city projects, monitors the day-to-day activities of city departments and maintains necessary intergovernmental relationships with federal, state and local governments.

In fulfilling his responsibilities, the City Manager strives to develop cost-effective and innovative ways to implement the prescribed goals of Johns Creek, including its Capital Improvement Program (CIP).

An essential function of the City Manager is to provide professional leadership in the administration and implementation of the policies, goals and vision set forth by the Mayor and City Council.

In addition, the City Manager ensures equitable enforcement of the city's ordinances and oversees the Police and Fire departments.

Warren Hutmacher, City Manager

Warren Hutmacher, City ManagerA native of New Jersey, Hutmacher joined the City of Johns Creek as its City Manager in April of 2014.

He brings 17 years of experience in municipal government to his position, most recently serving as the City Manager for Dunwoody, Georgia, since its founding in 2008.

Prior to that appointment, Hutmacher served as the City Manager of Norcross, Georgia from 2006-2008, and Avondale Estates, Georgia from 2003 to 2006. He also served from 1999 to 2003 as Assistant to the City Manager of Marietta, Georgia, following a one year stint in the Georgia Governor's Office of Planning and Budget from 1998 to 1999. He began his career in municipal government as the Deputy City Clerk in Marietta from 1997 to 1998.

Hutmacher earned a master's degree in Public Administration from Ohio State University and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Delaware. He is a member of the International City Managers Association (ICMA) and the Georgia City/County Managers Association. He was named by Georgia Trend Magazine as one of "40 Under 40 – Georgia's Rising Stars" in 2003.