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1. What is the council-manager form, which is used in so many local governments?
2. Is it a responsive form of government?
3. What is the council's function?
4. What is the manager's function?
5. What is the cost to the local government of appointing a professional manager?
6. Does the manager participate in policy determination?
7. Where does the mayor fit in?
8. Are all council-manager governments structured the same way?
9. Is this form of government used only in certain kinds of cities?
10. How many Americans live in communities that operate under council-manager government?
11. Is the form popular in large communities?
12. How much citizen participation is possible under council-manager government?
13. What is the history of the council-manager form?
14. How can a community adopt this form of government?
15. How is the manager selected?
16. Does the manager have to be a local resident at the time the appointment is made?
17. What salary does the manager receive?
18. Can the manager be fired?
19. Where do managers get their prior experience?