The City of Savannah operates under a Council-Manager form of government. The Savannah City Council appoints the City Manager to serve as the Chief Executive Officer of the City, responsible for annual budget development and advising council on policy issues.
The City Manager carries out Council’s policy direction and Savannah’s community vision through the day-to-day management and operations of all City divisions.
City Manager Bio
Pat Monahan has served as the City Manager for the City of Savannah since July 2019. In this capacity, he is the chief executive officer over a full-service $375 million government operation of nearly 2,500 full-time employees.