Brookhaven’s new mayor and City Council have named Marie Lewis Garrett of Alpharetta as the new DeKalb County city’s interim city manager.  Garrett, they said during a special called meeting on Dec. 12, served as interim city manager for Johns Creek when that city was organizing.”She’s a stellar candidate,” Brookhaven Mayor J. Max Davis said.

The commission also approved contracting with Slavin Management Consultants to conduct a search for a permanent city manager.

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