Details: The City of Townscape has had an increasingly
difficult time attracting and retaining qualified department heads and other
high level city employees. For many years there has been a fifteen mile radius
residency requirement. The City Manager would like you, the city council
member, to consider the issues that should be addressed with regard to a
residency policy. Should the city abolish the residency requirement to attract
qualified candidates? What are some of the political concerns as well as the
human resource issues when deciding to make such a change?

In addition, review Townscape’s overall current situation as
outlined in the scenario. What are some of the immediate concerns that should
be addressed by the City Council or City Manager? Should the City Manager call
for a workshop of all of the council members to get direction of the future?
What about the comprehensive plan? What are the responsibilities of the council

Write your recommendations.