Office of the City Manager
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 447
Office Location: 222 Pine Avenue, Suite 560
Albany, GA 31702-0447
The City Manager's Office's mission is to provide the citizens of Albany with services that are efficient, effective and that meet their needs through customer service-based delivery. The City Manager's Office also strives to manage and direct all activities of the city government as outlined by the City Charter and Code of Ordinances, and as directed by the Board of City Commissioners.
City Manager's Report
ICMA Conference 2010 - After Action Report
The City of Albany 5-year Strategic Plan (pdf)
Wes Smith, Assistant City Manager for Customer Service and Support
Email the Assistant City Manager for Customer Service and Support
Wm. Exley Smith, Jr. (Wes) was born and raised in Macon, Georgia where he graduated from Central High School. He then attended Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, Georgia where he attained a BS degree in Political Science, a BS degree in Public Administration, and a Masters of Science Degree in Public Administration.
He served the Albany Dougherty Inner City Authority (ADICA, a downtown redevelopment agency for a total of eleven years, eight as Director. During this tenure, he served two years as the statewide President of the Georgia Downtown Development Association. The Georgia Municipal Association recognized his service in the position with the Outstanding Service Award in 1995. He then served nine years for the City of Albany in the Engineering Department as Capital Development Superintendent. In this capacity he was in charge of the Projects Division which manages above ground construction for the City. He also acted as the financial manager for the City’s portion of the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST).