Contract OK’d Between City and New City Manager

PEACHTREE CORNERS – The Mayor and City Council announced today that the employment contract between the City and Brian L. Johnson, who was recently selected as the new city manager, has been approved. 

Johnson, who has served as city manager for the City of Anniston, Alabama for the past three years, was chosen from a number of candidates. The City Council approved his appointment on Oct. 18 during its monthly city council meeting. 

“The Council and I are extremely pleased to announce that Mr. Johnson will be the new city manager,” said Mayor Mike Mason. “He brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise. The city will undoubtedly benefit greatly from his experience in handling the day-to-day operations of our city.” 

In addition to serving as Anniston’s city manager, Johnson was city manager for the City of Garden City in Chatham County, Georgia for six years. His background also includes over 18 years of diverse management experience at both the federal and local levels of government. 

“I’m delighted to have the opportunity to serve Peachtree Corners as its city manager,” said Johnson. “While I’ve certainly appreciated my time in Anniston, I look forward to joining the City of Peachtree Corners. My family and I are excited about moving and settling into our new community.” 



Mr. Johnson’s start date as Peachtree Corners’ city manager is Nov. 21, 2016.