City of East Point

Jannquell Peters, Mayor of the City of East Point

Mayor Peters believes East Point is positioned to be the next great success story in Georgia. She says East Point has a little bit of everything for just about everyone and is a city where “main meets metro”; combining the charm of small town America with all the amenities of location and proximity to a major metropolitan area.

The City of East Point

Our mission is "to provide exceptional city services in the most professional, courteous and effective manner to enhance the quality of life in the City of East Point. East Point is a City of excellence in providing housing and business development opportunities, public safety, recreational and cultural activities." The city is primed for the future with its strong economic development team in tow, including an Economic Development Specialist and the East Point Main Street Association (EPMSA). EPMSA has been integral in helping develop the City’s crown jewel – the Historic Downtown District. The District was designed to create a central gathering place of pride and heritage, while strengthening the tax base, promoting tourism, and increasing public and private investments.

Government

The City of East Point operates under a city council form of government. The City Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations and is approved by an eight-member city council, which is led by the mayor who serves a four-year term and has veto power.
East Point is divided into four wards (A, B, C & D), and each ward is represented by two members of City Council elected by their constituency to serve a four-year term. The elected officials’ policy leadership is combined with the administrative abilities of the city manager to operate the city.

Departments

Our departments work together to assists the city in providing "exceptional city services in the most professional, courteous and effective manner to enhance the quality of life in the City of East Point. East Point is a City of excellence in providing housing and business development opportunities, public safety, recreational and cultural activities."