New video highlights how San Antonio's elected officials work together with the manager for the good of the city
WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new video produced by ICMA, the International City/County Management Association (www.ICMA.org) describes how the citizens of San Antonio benefit from having both Mayor Julian Castro and City Manager Sheryl Sculley working on their behalf.
In "San Antonio: A Partnership for Success," elected, business, and civic leaders list the benefits of having both a mayor and a professional city manager. Interviewees (in order of appearance) include:
They make the points that:
The video is a component of Life, Well Run (www.LifeWellRun.org), ICMA's campaign to raise awareness of the contributions professional local government managers make to cities, towns, and counties across the United States, building communities we're proud to call home.
San Antonio is one of five pilot communities across the country to be showcased by ICMA in the Life, Well Run campaign.
ICMA, the International City/County Management Association, advances professional local government worldwide. The organization's mission is to create excellence in local governance by developing and fostering professional management to build sustainable communities that improve people's lives. ICMA provides ICMA provides a stringently enforced set of ethical standards; member support; publications; data and information; peer and results-oriented assistance; and training and professional development to 9,000 city, town, and county managers and other individuals and organizations throughout the world. The management decisions made by ICMA's members affect millions of individuals living in thousands of communities, from small villages and towns to large metropolitan areas.