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The City Manager is hired by the City Council to carry out the policies established by the council and to oversee the city’s daily operations. As chief administrative officer of the city, the City Manager is directly responsible for the efficient administration of all city government departments.
The City Manager is responsible for developing a proposed budget for council’s consideration; implementing policies and programs adopted by the City Council; hiring and supervising the city’s department heads and administrative staff, and serving as the Mayor and Council’s chief advisor.
Peter Fielding Dillard (Pete) currently serves as City Manager for the City of Moultrie. He began his career with the City of Moultrie in July 2016. As City Manager, Pete oversees 11 departments, 200 employees, and a 58 million dollar budget.
Pete received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Georgia College in 1971. He continued his education earning a Master’s in Business Administration in 1974.
Pete and his family moved to Moultrie in 1978 and since that time he has worked with two Fortune 500 companies, one international company, and one local company. He is a longtime member of The Rotary Club of Moultrie and has volunteered on several committees including the YMCA Board and The Moultrie/Colquitt County Planning Commission.
Pete and his wife, Gail, attend St. Marks Anglican Church where he has served as Senior Warden. The Dillards have two sons and three grandchildren.