A city manager molds a city government into a cohesive team.
Every November in the city of Schertz, Texas, City Manager John Kessel faces a dilemma: A new class of elected officials emerges from what can be a contentious election to join the city government. "There is a natural cycle in our political process," explains Kessel. "After every election, a new city council forms and we find that we need to rebuild the team."
How can the city manager keep the city on track when its