Tag: Edna Jackson

Savannah city leadership: smiling can’t hurt

Savannah is a city that sometimes inspires awe, too, but at the same time we seem to get caught up in an inordinate amount of petty wrangling.

What did final city manager vote tell us?

Mayor Edna Jackson has done a great job the last couple of weeks. She knew she didn’t need unanimity. And she probably knew she wasn’t going to get it. So there was no sense worrying about it or waiting on it.

City of Savannah press release announcing Stephanie Cutter as Acting City Manager

“I am truly honored to even be considered for this appointment,” Ms. Cutter said. “I assure you that during this period I will lead this city based on three principals: trust, transparency and accountability.”

Savannah Mayor Edna Jackson has asked City Manager Rochelle Small-Toney to resign

Moments ago, after Savannah City Council returned from a lengthy executive session, Mayor Edna Jackson stated publicly that on Tuesday she asked Savannah City Manager Rochelle Small-Toney to resign.

I’m unclear at the moment whether that resignation was actually tendered, and Mayor Jackson stated that no official actions could be taken at this specially called meeting today.