(A)   The Mayor, by and with the advice and consent of the City Council, shall appoint a City Administrator. Upon recommendation of the Mayor, the City Council shall have the City Administrator for either an indefinite or a fixed term and shall fix his or her compensation. The City Administrator shall be appointed solely on the basis of his or her executive and administrative qualifications, education and training, with special reference to his or her actual experience in or his or her knowledge of the duties of the Office of City Administrator.
   (B)   Residence within the city at the time of employment is not necessary, but the City Administrator shall promptly within six months become a resident and thereafter reside within the city while in office.
   (C)   No Alderman or Mayor shall receive this appointment during the term for which he or she shall have been elected nor within one year after the expiration of that term.
(1986 Code, § 2.16.020)  (Ord. 1341, passed - -1989)