(A)   The City Manager shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation by the City Council.  Before making the appointment, the Mayor shall prepare job qualifications and advertise the position opening and, with the assistance of City Council, screen applicants for the position of City Manager.  Residence in the city is not a qualification for the position of City Manager.
   (B)   The City Manager shall be responsible to the Mayor and City Council.  He or she shall exercise those administrative powers and have the responsibilities set out in this subchapter.
   (C)   No member of the City Council or the Mayor shall be appointed to the position of City Manager during the term of office for which he or she was elected or appointed or within two years after the expiration of the term of office.
(Ord. 03-1216, passed 12-16-2003)