(In some cities) an official directing the administration of a city.
- They tend, like the city manager quoted above, to see their communities as government property to be managed.
- I serve as the city manager and, like other public officials across the United States, I have in the last three years paid much greater attention to emergency response issues than ever before.
- Contentions by opponents that the measure will cover about 200 workers citywide were bolstered by a short report released by the city manager last month.
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