Why is it called the “Council / Manager Plan” rather than the “Manager Plan”?
To make clear and to emphasize the fact that all real power is in the City Council; the city manager has responsibility, not independent power. Mayor and City Council

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1. What is the Council / Manager Plan?
2. Why is it called the “Council / Manager Plan” rather than the “Manager Plan”?
3. How does it differ from other forms of government?
4. In what ways is the City Council so “extremely strong”?
5. What are the City Manager’s powers?
6. How and to what extent does the City Manager participate in policy determination?