PASCAGOULA, MS (WLOX) - Donovan Scruggs has been hired as Pascagoula's new city planner. Scruggs has more than 15 years of experience in town planning and development, and has worked as a planner for other cities, including Ocean Springs, Hattiesburg, and Meridian.
He attended Mississippi State University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and a Master of Public Policy and Administration degree. Scruggs also holds a certification from the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).
"We are excited to have someone of Donovan's caliber join our team," said City Manager Joseph Huffman. "I have no doubt Pascagoula will benefit from his expertise."
Scruggs is a member of the American Planning Association, and is currently serving as President-elect for the Mississippi Chapter of this organization.