1. City manager appoints the police chief under a council-manager form of government. 2. City manager appoints police chief subject to statutory procedure set forth in RCW 41.12.010 et seq . 3. Eligible appointee not restricted by present police force or outsiders but subject to eligible list submitted by civil service commission.
AGO 1954 NO. 245 > Apr 21 1954
CITIES AND TOWNS - 3RD CLASS CITIES - COUNCIL-MANAGER FORM OF GOVERNMENT - CIVIL SERVICE ‑- APPOINTMENT OF POLICE CHIEF