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.
LAPD Criticized for Arranging Private Meeting for Mexican Murderer18 hours ago
Carl Heastie Will Be New York Assembly's Next Speaker18 hours ago
John Kerry Fined for Not Shoveling Snow at His Boston House19 hours ago
Pennsylvania Treasurer Resigns19 hours ago
The Week in Public Finance: Atlantic City, Volcker Rule Relief and Oil Worries21 hours ago
Arizona Copes with Measles Outbreak as Super Bowl Nears1 day ago