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city manager:

see city governmentcity government,
political administration of urban areas.

The English tradition of incorporating urban units (cities, boroughs, villages, towns) and allowing them freedom in most local matters is general in the United States (see city; local government). The traditional U.
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The pre-election debate focused primarily on whether the city manager should hire and supervise the auditor or whether the council should have that authority.
Cities have personalities, and the city of Anaheim's personality has been one of thinking big,'' said city manager Dave Morgan, who has worked in Anaheim for 25 years.
WORCESTER - Some city councilors contend the annual job performance review of the city manager - a public evaluation - has become more theater than anything else.
But it's not unusual for city managers to get forced out of their jobs; just ask former Worcester City Manager Thomas R.
I have heard from so many city managers about how Rita has reached out to help them in both professional and personal ways.
The goal, Eugene City Manager Jon Ruiz says, is to better link his pay raises to his job performance.
PALMDALE - Steve Williams was named Palmdale's city manager, becoming the city's first new top administrator in nearly 20 years.
Although the department had maintained specialized programs, the chief had to justify them each year to the city manager and council.
Augustus as city managers, he said the council will be looking for a "five-star manager'' who can follow suit.
18 /PRNewswire/ -- In an ongoing effort to strengthen city government and unite city leaders across the state, board members from the California City Management Foundation (CCMF) are attending the International City Managers Conference, taking place in San Jose from October 15 through October 20.
Ruiz, who pronounces his name "Reese," has worked in Fresno city government for five years, most of that time as one of two assistant city managers who report to Fresno City Manager Andrew Souza.
The fact that Worcester has had only six city managers over the 64 years it has functioned under the council-manager form of government says a lot about the people who were chosen as the city's chief executive and the jobs they did.