The City of Avondale Estates
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Administration


The Administrative Department of the City of Avondale Estates is primarily responsible for the overall management of local government operations in the City. The department also serves as the customer service function of the City, providing accurate information pertinent to residents' needs and helping to resolve resident issues.

The Administrative Department provides a variety of services, including:

  • Budget Preparation
  • Commission Agenda Preparation
  • City Events Planning
  • Municipal Court Management
  • New Resident Welcome
  • Records Management
CLICK HERE to view 2015 Final Budget

 

CLICK HERE to view 2013 CAFR

 


Clai Brown
City Manager
Clai Brown
(404) 294-5400
Email: rcbrown@avondaleestates.org

Oversees all laws in the Avondale Estates Code of Ordinances and acts of the Board of Mayor and Commissioners be enforced and executed.
 
 
Ken Turner
Finance Director
Ken Turner
(404) 294-5400
Email: kturner@avondaleestates.org

Responsible for the core financial functions of the City including overall financial management and operations, accounting, reporting, budgeting, payroll, procurement, debt issuance, compliance management, risk management, internal auditing, financial recordkeeping and Human Resources.
 
 
 
City Clerk
Juliette Sims-Owens
(404) 294-5400
Email: avondalecityclerk@avondaleestates.org

Responsible for maintaining ordinances and contracts. Serves as secretary to Board of Mayor and Commissioners, Historic Preservation Commission and Architectural Review Board.
 
 
Keri Stevens
City Planner and Community Development Officer
Keri Stevens
(404) 294-5400
Email: kstevens@avondaleestates.org

Responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of the City Comprehensive Land Use Plan, the Downtown Master Plan and related programs and projects. Supports and advises City staff, boards and commissions and external customers on matters related to urban planning opportunities and issues.
 

Kelly Brooks
Communications Manager
Kelly Brooks
(404) 294-5400
Email: kbrooks@avondaleestates.org

Responsible for assisting in the evolution of a brand for the City, internal and external communication efforts through a variety of media, marketing and advertising operations, coordinating activities to promote the City of Avondale Estates' programs and endeavors, and providing marketing support services to all departments of the City, the Board of Mayor and Commissioners and other boards and commissions.
 
 
Phil Howland
Permitting Concierge Coordinator
Phil Howland
(404) 294-5400
Email: phowland@avondaleestates.org

Guides permit applicants through the permitting process. Establishes a clear and concise way to make the permitting process as expeditious as possible. Assists permit applicants, processes building permit applications, schedules inspection requests, and routes plans for zoning/plan review for commercial and residential projects to appropriate City staff.
 
 
Marcella Shaw 
Municipal Court Clerk
Marcella Shaw
(404) 294-0531
Email: mshaw@avondaleestates.org

Maintains all original citations of defendants charged with traffic misdemeanors and local ordinances within the City of Avondale Estates.
 
 
 
Administrative Assistant
Karen Holmes
(404) 294-5400
Email: kholmes@avondaleestates.org