The City of Woodstock operates under a Council/Manager form of government. The position of City Manager is appointed by the Mayor and Council and reports directly to them. The City Manager serves as the CEO for the city and is in charge of day-to-day operations of more than 200 employees across 10 departments. The City Manager’s office is committed to providing responsive and quality services to all Woodstock residents, businesses, and visitors. Some of the responsibilities of the City Manager's Office include:
- Preparing and submitting Woodstock’s Annual Operating Budget
- Keeping the Council apprised of the City’s Financial and Operational Status
- Submitting Reports and Recommendations to the City Council
- Ensuring all City Ordinances, Policies and Resolutions are Implemented and Enforced
- Hiring Department Directors
JEFFREY S. MOON, CITY MANAGER
Jeff was appointed City Manager for Woodstock in April 2008 after serving the City of Orange Beach, Alabama in the same role from 2001 to 2008. Jeff has a M.S. Degree in Economic Development from the University of Southern Mississippi, a B.S. Degree in Social Science Education from Troy University, and an Associate of Arts Degree from Enterprise-Ozark Community College. He has over 25 years of experience with city government. Jeff's background and passion is in the economic development and recreation. Jeff has a love for his community and the citizens he serves that is evident in his extensive civic involvement.
COTY THIGPEN, ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER
Coty joined the city in January 2020 as Assistant City Manager after leaving her post as City Clerk in Sandy Springs. Previously she also served as City Clerk with City of Alpharetta and City of Canton. Coty completed her Master of Public Administration degree with a concentration on Local Government Administration from Kennesaw State University and also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Georgia. Coty is a Certified Municipal Clerk and a Certified Finance Officer through UGA’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government. She also participated in the International City Manager’s Association’s Mid-Career Management Institute. Coty directly oversees the Human Resources, Information Technology and GIS departments for the city.
ROB HOGAN, ASSISTANT CITY MANAGER - PUBLIC WORKS
Rob was promoted to Assistant City Manager over Public Works in January 2020 after serving as the Director of Public Works since 2013. In that role, he helped to restructure the department resulting in rapid increase in public infrastructure projects designed to have immediate public benefit. He also participated in continued long-rage development and planning to support the growth of the city. Prior to joining City of Woodstock, Rob was the CEO of a technology start-up, a senior executive with the Department of Homeland Security and also Equifax as well as a Vice President with Days Inn of America. A graduate of the University of Florida, Hogan holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Kennesaw State University and has completed the Goizueta Executive Program at Emory University.