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More than mayor or manager

More than mayor or manager

campaigns to change form of government in America"s large cities

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Published by Georgetown University Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Municipal government -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJames H. Svara and Douglas J. Watson, editors.
    ContributionsSvara, James H., Watson, Douglas J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJS331 .M664 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24080967M
    ISBN 109781589017092
    LC Control Number2010007036
    OCLC/WorldCa537652446

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Watson, Editors Cited by:   "Different forms of city government are in widespread use across the United States. The two most common structures are the mayor-council form and the council-manager form. In many large U.S. cities, there have been passionate movements to change the structure of city governments and equally intense efforts to defend an existing structure.

More than Mayor or Manager: Campaigns to Change Form of Government in America's Large Cities James H. Svara, Douglas J. Watson Georgetown University Press, - Political Science - pages. More than Mayor or Manager: Campaigns to Change Form of Government in America's Large Cities.

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The two most common structures are the mayor-council form and the council-manager form. I am answering from a Canadian perspective. The Mayor is one vote on Council so has no more authority than any other member of Council.

The Mayor is essentially the Chair of Council but no more authority than that. The City Manager is the one empl. A really enjoyable book.

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Although the mayor or manager may make the ultimate hiring decision, the council nevertheless plays an important role in the process.

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The Mayor who makes a difference will have to face down many more special interests than those of the municipal unions, however. In dealing with pressure groups from bankers to truck drivers, from. Dismissing Schulte, who makes more than $, a year, would require the support of Mayor Sly James and seven council members.

If the mayor vetoed a firing, the council would need nine of A city manager is an official appointed as the administrative manager of a city, in a council–manager form of city government. Local officials serving in this position are sometimes referred to as the chief executive officer (CEO) or chief administrative officer (CAO) in.

Among those earning more than the mayor are the fire chief, director of financial services and the city manager.

The average salary for. The mayor–council government system is a system of organization of local government. It is one of the two most common forms of local government in the United States and is also used in Canada. It is the one most frequently adopted in large cities, although the other form, council–manager government, is the local government form of more municipalities.

After recently concluding a career of more than three decades in public service at the local, state, and regional levels, former Methuen mayor Dennis A. DiZoglio is seeking to pass on some of the Author: John Laidler.The manager is accountable to the entire council for the satisfactory implementation of council policy and the day-to-day administration of municipal affairs.

There are compelling reasons why many of the nation’s most successful cities and towns have adopted council-manager government rather than the “strong-mayor” form.

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