Numbers from the Arizona City/County Management Association put the average city manager’s salary statewide at around $113,356, slightly higher than the national mean for city managers of $106,408.Read More »
Whether after years of planning or by chance, public policy officials have come from throughout the state and country to manage Arizona’s cities and towns, driven by the desire to implement projects that produce tangible results.
And, despite deep budget cuts and foregone raises, those interviewed by Cronkite News Service say they find their jobs fulfilling.
Phoenix city officials say management restructuring will eliminate 60 city jobs.Read More »
The operators of a Tucson pharmacy are hoping to be one of the first dispensaries in southern Arizona after Proposition 203 passed, legalizing medical marijuana in Arizona.Read More »
The Arizona Mining and Mineral Museum is slated for a complete transformation. Charlie Connell, chairman of a nonprofit group that is dedicated to preserving the museum, says he’s concerned that the role of mining and minerals will be diminished for the next generation of Arizonans.Read More »
The Boulder, Colo., City Council will discuss whether to accept a resolution from its Human Relations Commission that condemns Arizona for its new immigration law and continues a ban on non-essential city travel to the state.Read More »
Phoenix city leaders have decided to wait two years before deciding whether to increase a city property tax rate.Read More »
Pasadena, Calif., has passed a resolution condemning Arizona's tough new anti-illegal immigration law.Read More »
Los Angeles on Wednesday became the largest city yet to boycott Arizona over its tough new law targeting illegal immigration in a move that likely will affect some $8 million in contracts with the state.Read More »
Phoenix City Councilman Sal DiCiccio broke the news that Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon won't be able to file a lawsuit challenging the state's new immigration law without the approval of the council. DiCiccio sent news to reporters that city attorney Gary Verburg quashed Gordon's claim that the city charter would allow a mayor to sue without council approval.Read More »