The City Manager shall be chosen by the Council solely on the basis of his executive and administrative qualifications with special reference to the Manager's actual experience in, or knowledge of, accepted practice in respect to the duties of the office as hereinafter set forth. At the time of the Manager's appointment, the City Manager need not be a resident of the City or State, but during the Manager's tenure of office the City Manager shall reside within the City. A Mayor or City Council member shall not be qualified to serve as City Manager until the expiration of two (2) years after serving on the Council.
(Adopted by electorate, May 11, 2013)