town manager


Definition of town manager

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

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The town manager position, with a salary listed at $200,000, was advertised about June 10 and responses are due on Monday, July 9. John Laidler,, "Consulting firm hired to help find new Lexington town manager," 2 July 2018 Shirley Osle, the assistant town manager who interviewed Tomlinson during meetings with the dozen candidates who applied for the post, said she was impressed by Tomlinson’s expertise and her strong grasp of where libraries should be going. Bill Leukhardt, Courant Community, "Plainville Welcomes New Library Director," 29 June 2018 Jenica Feitshans, the acting town manager, read a report urging motorists to slow down and turn their phones off as road crews are on the streets making repairs and repaving. Karen Caffarini, Post-Tribune, "Merrillville students earn chance to take over for town council," 10 May 2018 Wethersfield’s town manager of nine years has resigned and left the post on Friday, according to town officials. Kathleen Mcwilliams, Courant Community, "Wethersfield Town Manager Resigns, Interim Town Manager Appointed," 20 June 2018 The staff at the Corporation Commission and town managers in Florence and Queen Creek concur with the consumer office that new leadership is needed. Ryan Randazzo, azcentral, "Water taps dry, sewers overflow as Johnson Utilities owner faces bribery trial," 28 June 2018 Wochit The town manager of Florence said water company owner and developer George Johnson threatened him on Friday and police are investigating. Ryan Randazzo, azcentral, "Town manager: George Johnson 'made a serious threat against me'," 11 June 2018 Politics is not what comes up when Ashley Kavanaugh, the town manager for their section of Chevy Chase, organizes their neighborhood’s July Fourth parade, a procession that lasts for all of two blocks and ends with a barbecue. Paul Schwartzman, Washington Post, "The elite world of Brett Kavanaugh," 11 July 2018 The town manager could not be immediately reached for comment. Rick Rothacker And Ames Alexander, charlotteobserver, "Family of Rock Hill boy who died at Best Western hotel reaches high-priced settlement | Charlotte Observer," 22 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of town manager

1912, in the meaning defined above

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