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AGO Opinions with Topic: COUNCIL-MANAGER FORM OF GOVERNMENT
AGO 1954 No. 245 >  April 21, 1954
CITIES AND TOWNS - 3RD CLASS CITIES - COUNCIL-MANAGER FORM OF GOVERNMENT - CIVIL SERVICE - APPOINTMENT OF POLICE CHIEF
CITIES AND TOWNS - 3RD CLASS CITIES - COUNCIL-MANAGER FORM OF GOVERNMENT - CIVIL SERVICE ‑- APPOINTMENT OF POLICE CHIEF 1.  City manager appoints the police chief under a council-manager form of government.  2.  City manager appoints police chief subject to statutory procedure set forth in RCW 41.12.010 et seq .  3.  Eligible appointee not restricted by present police force or outsiders but subject to eligible list submitted by civil service commission.
AGO 1950 No. 396 >  December 1, 1950
COUNCIL-MANAGER FORM OF GOVERNMENT - EFFECTIVE DATE - APPOINTMENT OF MANAGER - INCUMBENT MAYOR'S TERM - EMERGENCY ORDINANCE FOR MANAGER'S SALARY - EXECUTIVE MEETING - PETITION FOR ABANDONMENT
COUNCIL-MANAGER FORM OF GOVERNMENT ‑- EFFECTIVE DATE ‑- APPOINTMENT OF MANAGER ‑- INCUMBENT MAYOR'S TERM ‑- EMERGENCY ORDINANCE FOR MANAGER'S SALARY ‑- EXECUTIVE MEETINGS ‑- PETITION FOR... Council-manager form effective when new councilmen take office; incumbent mayor holds office only until appointment of mayor under new plan‑- temporary manager may be appointed‑-emergency budget ordinance proper for payment of manager's salary‑-minutes of executive session need not be public‑-petitions for abandonment of plan governed by law regulating petitions for adopting it‑-city manager authorized to appoint library and park board members.
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