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Published by Public Administration Service in Chicago .
Written in English



  • Berkeley (Calif.)


  • Municipal government by city manager.,
  • Berkeley (Calif.) -- Politics and government.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Arthur Harris, for the Committee on Public Administration of the Social Science Research Council.
Series[Public Administration Service, Chicago] Publication no. sp. 18
LC ClassificationsJS594.B21 H3
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 70 p.
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6403972M
LC Control Number40014330

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FY /21 Proposed Capital Improvement Budget. The City's proposed /21 Capital Improvement Budget is available for review. The City Council will discuss the . Prior to serving in San Antonio, Sculley was the assistant city manager in Phoenix and city manager of Kalamazoo, Michigan. Sculley is a life member of the International City Management Association and a fellow in the National Academy of Public Administration. After 45 years of public service, Sculley retired from city management in The office of the City Manager was created by Ordinance No. in and is appointed by the City Council. The City Manager is the administrative head of the government. It is the duty of the City Manager to implement municipal policy, enforce all laws and ordinances of the City, and to see that all franchises, contracts, permits and.   The City of Berkeley lies in Alameda County and operates under a Council-Manager form of government. The City is divided into eight districts, and each district elects one representative to the City Council. The eight-member City Council serves four-year terms, and a Mayor is elected at large – also on a four-year term.