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U.S. Municipal Government
""All Politics are Local" Speaker Tip O'Neill"
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A city manager is an elected official.
Which of the following is not a name for a political subdivision in the United States?
In most states, the powers that a municipal government may exercise come through the state legislature. This is commonly referred to as what?
Picket Fence Federalism
This statement is false, cities have whatever power they want to have
A city may reasonably be expected to pay for memberships in which of the following organizations?
All of these
U.S. Conference of Mayors
While there is some debate among the cities, the officially recognized first community to employ a professional city manager to manage the day to day operations of the government was what city?
A city manager must have a Master's Degree in order to be hired as a city manager.
What is the most popular form of government for cities in the United States?
Strong Mayor-weak Council
In a council-manager form of government, the city manager should have which of the following responsibilities?
zoning changes, budget preparation, no hiring responsibilties
budget approval, legislative authority
budget preparation, appointing authority, policy formulation
hiring recommendations, day to day tasks
There are other ways to have professional administration of a city without having a city manager.
There are many opportunities for young people to begin a career in Municipal Administration.
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