Douglas Edwards started work in January as the Sandy Springs’ new assistant city manager for infrastructure, including transportation, stormwater and capital improvement projects.

Douglas Edwards, assistant city manager for infrastructure.

Edwards formerly worked for several private companies and as DeKalb County’s director of Public Works.

He replaces Bryant Poole, who left last year for a private-sector job.

John Ruch is an Atlanta-based journalist. Previously, he was Managing Editor of Reporter Newspapers.