The city of Dunwoody has named a new community development direct

Steve Foote, director of community development for city of Dunwoody


Steve Foote has served as planning director for Mount Juliet, Tenn., since 2009, the city of Dunwoody said in a press release. He has more than 27 years experience with local government, the city said.

He replaces former community development director Steve Dush, who left the city in October for a job in Florida.

“Steve’s ability to engage with the community and his breadth of experience in the field of community planning will provide the citizens of Dunwoody with a knowledgeable and passionate community development leader,” Dunwoody City Manager Warren Hutmacher said in the release.

“Steve has demonstrated success and innovation throughout his career. I’m confident we’ll find Steve to be a tremendous asset to Dunwoody’s future efforts to maintain stable residential neighborhoods and promote quality growth and development in our commercial areas.”

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