city manager

noun

: 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 According to Porras, the council was prepared to offer the next city manager up to $300,000. Verónica Egui Brito, Miami Herald, 5 June 2024 The city’s former deputy city manager, as well as the chief sustainability officer who led smart city initiatives, were recently fired. Tammy Murga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 24 May 2024 In-house treasurers with investment chops know their cities better than third parties, the training said, and can tailor policies to the community based on input from the public, investment review committees, city managers, outside audits firm and in-house legal counsel. Teri Sforza, Orange County Register, 21 May 2024 At the time, Mr. Reinstein had recently retired as assistant city manager for Fayetteville, N.C. Ben Casselman, New York Times, 31 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for city manager 

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Word History

First Known Use

1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of city manager was in 1909

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“City manager.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/city%20manager. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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city manager

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

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