SECTION 3.01  APPOINTMENT; QUALIFICATIONS; COMPENSATION.
   The City Council by a majority vote of its total membership, not including vacant positions, shall appoint a City Manager for an indefinite term and fix the Manager's compensation. The City Manager shall be appointed solely on the basis of executive and administrative qualifications. The Manager need not be a resident of the City or state at the time of appointment but shall become a resident of the City or the area within the fence line of the City, within a reasonable time after the commencement of his or her employment as the City Manager. The City Manager is required to have a bachelor's degree in public administration or related field and at least three years of progressively responsible senior management experience. A master's degree in public administration or related field and at least five years of progressively responsible senior management experience within a complex municipal government setting is preferred. A combination of related experience and formal education will also be considered on a year-for-year basis.
(Amended by Res. 2002-15, passed 9-3-02 and approved by the Electorate November 4, 2002; Amended by Res. 2011-14, passed 12-19-11 and approved by the Electorate March 6, 2012)