The mayor and city council for Peachtree Corners saved the best for last at last Tuesday council meeting with the announcement that a new city manager had been named.
Julian Jackson, the former city manager for the city of Monroe has been tapped to lead Gwinnett's newest city.
Shortly after reconvening from a short executive session, Mayor Mike Mason made the announcement. "We've completed our search for city manager," said Mason. "I would like to introduce Mr. Julian Jackson."
Jackson, a 14-year veteran with the City of Monroe, said he was delighted to be selected for the position. "I'm looking forward to working with everyone in Peachtree Corners," he said.
Jackson will officially begin on Oct. 1, 2012.
The new city manager will join Diana Wheeler, who was hired as the community development director. Wheeler officially began her duties on Aug. 27.