(A)   There is hereby created the Office of City Administrator. The City Administrator shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the City Council. The City Administrator shall be chosen on the basis of executive, administrative and educational qualifications with special emphasis on the actual experience in, or knowledge of, accepted practice with respect to the office hereinafter set forth.
   (B)   The City Administrator shall have the minimum of a four-year college degree, with major course work or experience in political science, public administration, financial and personnel management and related fields. Work experience shall include a minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in local government.
   (C)   To create a feeling of greater personal responsibility and to exhibit to the citizenry a sense of concern for the welfare of the city, the City Administrator shall reside in the city during his or her tenure as the City Administrator. Neither the Mayor nor any member of the City Council shall receive such appointment during their term of office.
(1999 Code, § 31.110)  (Ord. 2024, passed 2-16-1999; Ord. 2048, passed 8-16-1999; Ord. 3784, passed 12-3-2012)