City Manager


The City Manager provides oversight and direction for all city departments. The City Manager prepares and submits a structurally balanced budget and strategic plan to the City Council. The City Manager also assists the City Council in the development and implementation of policies, goals and objectives, and keeps them informed of important community issues.  

Core Services

To successfully accomplish the duties of the office, the City Manager is responsible for the following core services:
  • Facilitate good governance and provide strategic leadership to the municipal organization.
  • Ensure a strong and sustainable financial condition for the city.
  • Promote citizen involvement and governmental transparency.
  • Develop a high performance organization.
  • Create an employee value proposition that supports the city’s mission and strategic goals.
Welcome to the City of Pascagoula's Government website! We welcome all visitors to our community. Pascagoula has several unique positive features! Our citizens are among the friendliest in the world, our community supports a strong industrial base and our governing board expects the highest level of public service for our citizens! Pascagoula has much to offer visitors, residents and those interested in tourism and commerce. I encourage you to visit our city and learn firsthand why we are called "Mississippi's Flagship City."

                                                                            -Joseph R. Huffman