Strong County Leader?
We've seen the trend toward strong mayoral control in many large cities in recent years, with Richmond, San Diego, Oakland and many others taking big ...
We've seen the trend toward strong mayoral control in many large cities in recent years, with Richmond, San Diego, Oakland and many others taking big or little steps away from the council-manager format.
Will counties be next? Los Angeles is abuzz with the idea of creating a county mayor. (Counties in California have elected boards of supervisors, with executive duties carried out by county administrators.)
The arguments sound familiar from strong-mayor campaigns -- having one person in charge who is politically accountable.
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
The Week in Public Finance: A Run on Pensions in Dallas, Connecticut's Warned and a Threat to Muni Bonds5 hours ago
N.J. Court Rejects Civil Service Changes for Public Workers6 hours ago
Gov. Brown Appoints California's First Latino Attorney General6 hours ago
Why Carrier Deal Could Set Troubling Precedent6 hours ago
California Governor Heads to Court to Stop State Worker Strike6 hours ago
Votes Miscounted? Your State May Not Be Able to Find Out6 hours ago