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Published on Dec 20, 2017

Mayor & Councilmember Handbook

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MayorCouncilmemberHandbookThis handbook serves as a reference guide for mayors and councilmembers in Washington cities and towns operating under the mayor-council form of government. There are, however, materials on issues which also directly concern elected officials in council-managers cities. It covers the job of a mayor and councilmember, budget basics, council meetings, ethics, and other resources.

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