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Sec. 8.1. City manager.

The City Manager shall be the chief administrative officer of the city government and, in conformity with the provisions of this charter, shall succeed to and exercise all the administrative powers possessed by the Mayor and other officers of the city under the provisions of Act No. 215 of the Public Acts of 1895. He shall be selected by the Council on the basis of training and ability alone, without regard to his political or religious preferences and need not be a resident of the city at the time of his appointment but shall become a resident of the city within ninety (90) days after his appointment and shall so remain throughout his tenure of office. The Council shall designate a qualified person to perform the duties of City Manager during a vacancy in the office. No person who holds or has held any elective city office shall be eligible for appointment as City Manager or acting City Manager, nor shall any such person perform the duties of the City Manager during a vacancy in that office, until two (2) years have elapsed following the expiration of the term for which he was elected.

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