The City of Richmond Hill recently promoted Scott Allison to assistant city manager. In that role, he will assist with the day-to-day operations of city government and work in partnership with the city manager to ensure that the leadership and performance of the city organization is aligned with the city’s mission, vision, values, and City Council directives.
In addition, Allison will continue his role as director of planning and zoning for Richmond Hill, where he manages and directs all personnel, activities, and functions related to planning, zoning, permitting, inspections, special projects, and code enforcement divisions.
Allison, who previously served as the director of planning and economic development for Garden City, has been recognized with numerous accolades, including the Georgia Planning Association Outstanding Small Town Initiative Award, the Georgia Chapter of American Society of Landscape Architects Honor Award from the U.S. Highway
441 Heritage Corridor Project, and the Richmond HIll/ Bryan County “Top 5 Under 40” in 2015.
Allison received his undergraduate degree in landscape architecture from the University of Georgia and a graduate certificate in public administration from Clemson University. He is also a state of Georgia licensed landscape architect and an LEED accredited professional.
Originally from Kennesaw, Allison is a board member in the Coastal Bryan Tree Foundation and is a volunteer with Savannah Christian Church’s Dollars and Sense Ministry. He currently resides in Richmond Hill.