Office of the City Manager


2 East Bay St.
Savannah, GA 31401

P.O. Box 1027
Savannah, GA 31402

(912) 651-6415

Link: Website

The City manager is responsible for:
  • Carrying out the policies and programs established by City Council
  • Recommending the annual budget and work programs
  • Appointing directors
  • Exercising general supervision and control over all employees of the City

In all, the City manager is responsible for management of city departments, comprising some 2,500 City employees. The City manager is one of three positions appointed by City Council. The other two are City attorney and clerk of council.

Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
A. Melder, Joseph City Manager (912) 651-6415  
Williams, Daphanie Chief of Staff (912) 651-6415  
Shearouse, Joe Director of Policy and External Affairs (912) 651-6415  
Coleman, Kahntilida Assistant to the City Manager (912) 651-6415  
Bryant, Kelvin Assistant to the City Manager (912) 651-6415  
Baker , Myriam Special Projects Coordinator (912) 651-6415  
Carpenter, Midori Executive Assistant 912-651-6415