WHAT'S IN A NAME? Representative or Imaginative, These Places Definitely Peak Your Interest!

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WHAT'S IN A NAME? Representative or Imaginative, These Places Definitely Peak Your Interest!


Local government managers can work in communities that have attention-grabbing names. An Internet search conducted in August 2017 contributed to this list, which is in no particular order. Feel free to add a name to this list when the November PM goes online after October 27, 2017, at icma.org/pm.

     SNOWFLAKE Arizona  Brian Richards, Town Manager
    CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP
          Pennsylvania  Jerry Andree, Township Manager
       UNALASKA Alaska  Dave Martinson, City Manager
           WINTERVILLE
        North Carolina  Terri Parker, Town Manager
       FRUITA Colorado  Michael Bennett, City Manager
       NORMAL Illinois  Mark Peterson, City Manager
    YELLOWKNIFE Canada  Sheila Basi-Kellett, City Administrator
      SURPRISE Arizona  Bob Wingenroth, City Manager
   PINE CITY Minnesota  Kenneth Cammilleri, City Administrator/Clerk
    PARACHUTE Colorado  Stuart McArthur, Town Manager
      SPEEDWAY Indiana  Jacob Blasdel, Town Manager
    FROSTPROOF Florida  Lee Evett, City Manager
       ORANGE Virginia  Gregory Wood, Town Manager
       BUCKEYE Arizona  Roger Klingler, City Manager
 TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES
            New Mexico  Juan Fuentes, City Manager
        FRIES Virginia  Brian Martin, Town Manager
          FRISCO Texas  George Puregoy, City Manager
 HACKENSACK New Jersey  Ted Ehrenburg, City Manager
     YUM YUM Tennessee  Kendal Francis, City Manager
   QUEEN CREEK Arizona  John Kress, Town Manager
   HOT SPRING Arkansas  David Frasher, City Manager
    HERCULE California  David Biggs, City Manager
  CHESHIRE Connecticut  Michael Milone, Town Manager
FLOWERY BRANCH Georgia  Bill Andrew, City Manager
 TWIGGS COUNTY Georgia  Franklin Etheridge, County Administrator
  LAKE COUNTY Illinois  Barry Burton, County Administrator
    WINTERS California  Nanci Mills, Director of
                        Administrative Services
   CAMPBELL California  Brian Loventhal, City Manager
       FESTUS Missouri  Gregory Camp, City Administrator
    NEPTUNE New Jersey  Vito Gadaleta, Business Administrator
         SPARKS Nevada  Steve Driscoll, City Manager
LIBERTY South Carolina  Shirley Hughes, City Administrator
 FALLS CHURCH Virginia  Wyatt Shields, City Manager
   RICE LAKE Wisconsin  Curtis Snyder, City Administrator
          SIMPSONVILLE
        South Carolina  Wesley Williams, Interim City Administrator
     OSHKOSH Wisconsin  Bill Campbell, City Administrator
       HAZARD Kentucky  Grady Varney, City Manager
       JUPITER Florida  Lori Bonino, Interim Town Manager
  CASTLE ROCK Colorado  David Corliss, Town Manager

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