CITY MANAGER FINANCIAL NEWSLETTER
Robbie Rokovitz, City Manager
6505 Rico Rd.
Chattahoochee Hills, GA 30268
Ph: (770) 463-8881
Fax: (770) 463-8550
Robert Rokovitz began his local government career in Alpharetta in the law enforcement profession. He served in that capacity from 1993 to 2000 when he was selected as the first Assistant to the City Administrator for the City of Alpharetta. He was shortly promoted to Assistant City Administrator and given increasing responsibilities and leadership roles. He brings with him nearly 23 years of successful experience in the public sector with the last 16 in management.
Rokovitz has a Bachelor of Science Degree and a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia. Over the years, he served as Assistant City Administrator in Alpharetta, Georgia; City Manager in Holly Springs, Georgia; City Manager in Cedartown, Georgia; City Manager in Hiram, Georgia; and current City Manager for Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia. During his career, he was also an adjunct professor at Lanier Technical College in the Social Science Department.
Rokovitz is a 23-year member of the International City/County Management Association and a 15-year member of the Georgia City/County Management Association. He has also earned certifications as a Government Financial Officer Level I and II from the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, successfully completed two Regional Economic & Leadership Development programs through the Georgia Academy for Economic Development, and has earned the coveted Credentialed City Manager designation from the International City/County Management Association in 2012 which he continues to maintain every year.
Rokovitz is also a graduate of Leadership North Fulton, Leadership Cherokee and Leadership Paulding. Throughout his career, he has been very engaged in professional development and relationship building with numerous associations including and but limited to the Georgia Municipal Association, the Atlanta Regional Commission, the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, the Georgia Department of Revenue, the Georgia Department of Transportation, and multiple Chambers of Commerce.
He is a veteran of the United States Army, son of two retired law enforcement officers, Bonnie and Bob Rokovitz, and proud father of his 18 year old daughter, Bri Rokovitz, who is currently a freshman and co-ed cheerleader at Georgia Southern University.
The City of Chattahoochee Hills operates under the Council-Manager form of government. This system combines the strength of an elected City Council with a professional manager and staff.
The City Manager’s job is to make sure the policy decisions made by the City Council are carried out and that public services are delivered efficiently and effectively.
The City Manager is responsible for:
- Making recommendations to the Council, which the Council may accept, reject, or modify
- Implementing any action taken by the Council
- Enforcing all laws, ordinances and contracts
- Submitting the Annual Budget to the City Council for approval
- Managing service delivery, program implementation and project administration
- Police Chief, Stoney Mathis
- Fire Chief, Greg Brett
- Public Works Director, Darold Wendlandt
- City Planner, Mike Morton
- City Clerk, Dana Wicher
- Court Clerk, Shannon Stroup