town manager


Definition of town manager 

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

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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 Library department heads, with the help of the library board and town manager’s office, will staff the library until Sadowski starts on July 16. Bill Leukhardt, Courant Community, "Southington Hires New Library Director From Coventry," 3 July 2018 As the town manager of Chevy Chase, Maryland, Kavanaugh’s wife makes $66,000 annually. Margaret Hartmann, Daily Intelligencer, "Kavanaugh Ran Up Huge Credit Card Debt From Baseball Tickets, White House Says," 12 July 2018 Kavanaugh lives in the affluent Village of Chevy Chase, Section 5, where his wife works as the town manager and draws a $66,000 annual salary. Amy Brittain,, "Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh piled up credit card debt by purchasing Nationals tickets, White House says," 12 July 2018

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1912, in the meaning defined above

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