town manager


Definition of town manager

: an official appointed to direct the administration of a town government

Examples of town manager in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Coleman was formerly the assistant town manager in Needham, and has been working in Massachusetts local government for 25 years in four communities, according to information from the Westwood Select Board., "Christopher Coleman took over as Westwood’s town administrator during Thanksgiving week.," 4 Dec. 2019 District 2 Incumbent Jeanine Guy, a former town manager, is the only candidate for District 2, which stretches south of the Estrella Mountains. Joshua Bowling, azcentral, "Want to serve on the Buckeye Town Council? Here's how to apply to fill vacancy," 22 Apr. 2020 The orders will be mandatory and executed by local mayors, town managers and the Johnson County Commission later Thursday, according to a news release. Indianapolis Star, "Indiana coronavirus updates: Schools to close for rest of year; total cases break 3,000," 2 Apr. 2020 The Saugus town manager could not be reached for comment. Gal Tziperman Lotan,, "Not guilty pleas entered in theft from Boston Center for Adult Education," 24 July 2019 Councilman Shawn Pettit, D-6th, said the council is continuing to interview candidates for the town manager position, with another interview session scheduled for July 2. Karen Caffarini, Post-Tribune, "Planned Merrillville nursing facility wins town approval," 13 June 2019 The public schools in Westerly, as throughout Rhode Island, will be out next week, said Lacey, who is also the acting town manager. Fox News, "Kid who got autograph from Utah Jazz player tests positive for coronavirus, but officials deny connection," 15 Mar. 2020 The town manager in Mount Desert welcomed the early influx, but stressed that visitors should stay isolated. Elizabeth Hosang, Detroit Free Press, "Up North Michigan residents to everyone else: Please don't come here," 27 Mar. 2020 That employee’s relationship with the town manager would later become critical. Emily Brindley,, "A ‘disturbing abuse of power’: Fired Simsbury town employee says officials tried to fake reasons for termination," 6 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of town manager

1912, in the meaning defined above

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13 Jun 2020

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“Town manager.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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