The City of Pooler utilizes a Council-Manager form of government. The City Manager is appointed by the Council and works with them on policy creation and then manages staff concerning implementation The position is responsible for directing and supervising the operations of Pooler. Managing and supervising all departments of the City to achieve goals using available resources. Responsibilities include preparing the annual budget , providing leadership and direction in the development of short and long range plans, advising the Mayor and City Council of financial conditions and current and future needs of the City, and monitoring and ensuring compliance with state/federal regulations.
City Manager since 2004, Robert Byrd, is a lifelong resident of Pooler, married to Shelly and has five children: Sarah, Maggie, Tyler, Hallie, and Peyton. Byrd graduated from Georgia Southern University with a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology
City of Pooler, GA | 100 US HW 80, Pooler, GA 31322
Date of Authorization: 2/13/08