city manager

noun

Definition of city manager 

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

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Lee Feldman, city manager for Fort Lauderdale, said based on his experience with his city’s police department, most candidates fail the psychological tests. Scott Travis, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Most applying to be Broward armed guardians fail to meet qualifications," 13 July 2018 To be sure, the group’s leaders have committed to revealing who the donors are, as Erika Storlie, Evanston’s assistant city manager told me. Blair Kamin, chicagotribune.com, "Evanston plan to demolish Harley Clarke mansion: Public vision or hidden agendas?," 13 July 2018 DiMaggio has been the city manager in Mendota for four years. Karen Pearlman, sandiegouniontribune.com, "El Cajon's new assistant city manager? His last name is DiMaggio. Yes, that DiMaggio," 10 July 2018 Its members will be Navy Rear Adm. Yancey B. Lindsey, commander of Navy Region Southwest; Geoff Patnoe, director of strategy at the County of San Diego; and Tina White, city manager of Poway. Elizabeth Marie Himchak, Pomerado News, "Visconti to lead NSD Business Chamber board," 22 June 2018 Privacy - Terms The city manager's office will return to the council in the coming weeks with funding sources and contract details, Conlin said. Cynthia Hubert, sacbee, "Homeless people get new bathroom in Sacramento. Public toilet near City Hall also possible," 5 July 2018 The city has been invited to present its proposal to the DNC next week, said Marcia Monserrat, the city manager's chief of staff. Kyra Gurney, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Miami Beach named a finalist to host 2020 Democratic National Convention," 20 June 2018 The City Council voted at its meeting Wednesday night to move forward with the city manager’s recommendation of Tim Milligan for Marietta’s new fire chief. Ben Brasch, ajc, "Marietta puts single name forward as fire chief candidate," 15 June 2018 In terms of cuts to the administrative and support departments, which include the City Council, city manager's office, public information office, city clerk's office and city attorney's office, the city could save about $1.15 million. Anthony Clark Carpio, latimes.com, "Burbank City Council discusses possible long-term cuts to city services," 19 May 2018

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1909, in the meaning defined above

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