city manager


Definition of city manager

: an official employed by an elected council to direct the administration of a city government

Examples of city manager in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Interim City Manager Anne Cardwell replaced former city manager Greg Nyhoff, who resigned in early July. Andres Picon, San Francisco Chronicle, 9 Sep. 2021 During a recent city council budget meeting, council members asked city manager T.C. Broadnax to look into issues such as funding and a location. Teri Webster, Dallas News, 6 Sep. 2021 Fire Chief Don Bennett was appointed acting city manager after last December’s unexpected resignation of Mark Wendling. Sue Kiesewetter, The Enquirer, 20 Aug. 2021 The numbers do not necessarily reflect actual growth in the Hope area, assistant city manager J.R. Wilson said, but the reason would not be an under-count of the population within city limits. Tess Vrbin, Arkansas Online, 16 Aug. 2021 Per the Desert Sun, the Renaissance Esmeralda had its rooms blocked off through August 15, although staff didn't respond to a request for comment on the filming rumours and Indian Wells city manager Chris Freeland declined to comment. Martha Sorren,, 10 Aug. 2021 But city manager Daniel Ainslie, who expects attendance to be lower this year than in previous ones, said the city council had already heard from thousands who were planning on making the trip and had little choice but to prepare for the crowds. Ray Sanchez, CNN, 6 Aug. 2021 As of Tuesday, the larger planes had yet to make an appearance, according to Unalaska city manager Erin Reinders, who said the community welcomes a new air carrier. Zaz Hollander, Anchorage Daily News, 5 Aug. 2021 Day, who also got money from Peters, got donations from former city manager Jack McGrory, environmentalist Karen Zirk and Betsy Brennan, leader of the San Diego Downtown Partnership. David Garrick, San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of city manager

1909, in the meaning defined above

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“City manager.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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