City Manager

Under the City’s six-member council form of government, by ordinance the Mayor and City Council appoint the City Manager as the City’s Chief Administrative Officer. The Mayor and City Council appoint the City Attorney as the City’s legal and government affairs advisor. The City Manager is responsible for the daily operations of the City including personnel. The City Manager and the City Attorney individually report directly to the Mayor and City Council. View the organizational chart.

Gary L. Whatcott
City Manager

MPA, Brigham Young University
BA, Business Administration, University of Phoenix
Served in Public Safety 25 years, Retired Fire Chief – 2003
23 Years Municipal Management Experience

Serving South Jordan Residents since 1991 – total Municipal Service 39 years.

All appointed officials can be reached at 801-446-HELP during normal business hours at the South Jordan City Offices, 1600 West Towne Center Drive, South Jordan, Utah 84095. Click here for a list of City Departments.