The City of Dunwoody
The City of Dunwoody will provide quality services to its citizens and
support the largest economic engine in the southeast by planning in a
careful and thoughtful manner. The City of Dunwoody will be inventive,
transparent and embrace responsible progress, tempered by the city’s
rich history and strong desire to maintain a close and vibrant community
atmosphere that values family life and the entrepreneurial spirit. The
City of Dunwoody will continue to support and nurture a community
dedicated to the preservation of family, education, religious
institutions, and the environment.
About Your City Government:
The City of Dunwoody operates under a council-manager form of
government. The Dunwoody City Council is comprised of a mayor and six
council members elected by the people on a nonpartisan ballot for one
The Mayor is elected at large; Council Members are elected by voters in
each of the three separate districts they represent. The terms for Council Members from District Local 1, District Local 2 and District
Local 3 expired
in January 2010, while terms for the Council Members from District 1 At
Large, District 2 At Large and District 3 At Large, including the Mayor,
expire in January 2012.
The Mayor and Council serve as the legislative and policy making body of
the municipal government. Together they enact city, ordinances,
appropriate funds to conduct city business and provide policy direction
to the administrative staff.
The City Manager works closely with the Mayor and Council to assist them
in formulating policies and programs. Overseeing all city employees,
the City Manager is responsible for the efficient ongoing operation of all
city services as set forth by the City Council.