City Manager’s Office

All day-to-day city operations, administration, procurement, and budgeting are managed through the City Manager's Office. The City Manager's Office is a city department that includes the City Manager, the Deputy City Manager, the City Clerk, and the Deputy City Clerk.

Deputy City Manager

Plez A. Joyner is the Deputy City Manager for Stonecrest, Georgia, serving over 54,500 residents. As Deputy City Manager, he is the chief operating officer of city government and is responsible for daily operations and overseeing all city departments.

Mr. Joyner is a professional engineer and project manager with over 30 years of leadership, project management, and operational management experience. Over his career he has managed large-scale, global, and strategic projects in excess of $100 million for Fortune 100 companies like IBM Business Consulting, Accenture, Coca Cola, AIG Insurance, and the Southern Company (formerly AGL Resources), he has also been an entrepreneur and small business owner. He was VP, Global Operations for AIG Insurance providing strategic leadership for project teams and projects in New York City, London, Beijing, Tokyo, Manila, and Atlanta

Mr. Joyner was raised in North Tarrytown, New York and Hampton, Virginia. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and numerous certifications in Project Management from George Washington University.

City Clerk

The City Clerk's primary responsibility is to maintain permanent records for the City of Stonecrest including all minutes of the City Council, ordinances and resolutions adopted by Council and contracts for the City. The Clerk attends Council meetings, transcribes minutes and prepares them for permanent record, as well as providing administrative support to the Mayor, City Council, and the City Manager's Office. In addition, the Clerk is responsible for giving proper notice of Council meetings, assisting with agenda preparation, certifying documents, and codifying the City Code.

Megan Phares-Reid is the City Clerk for Stonecrest, Georgia.

Deputy City Clerk

The Deputy Clerk has the authority to exercise and perform powers and duties of the City Clerk in the City Clerk's absence. The Deputy City Clerk is responsible for assisting and supporting the City Clerk in a variety of administrative support activities and providing procurement services for the City of Stonecrest. Work also involves assisting with the maintenance of official City documents and assisting the City Clerk in indexing, filing and safekeeping of all Council proceedings in accordance with general statutes and local ordinances, and providing administrative support for the Mayor, City Council, and the City Manager's Office.

Sonya Isom is the Deputy City Clerk for the City of Stonecrest.


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