The mayor and Las Vegas City Council members always like to say they don’t micromanage. They insist they let the city manager do his job.
That’s great — if it’s true. The council should set policy, while the manager should run the day-to-day operations of city government.
One of the low points of Mayor Tony Marquez’s term was when his handpicked city manager, Sharon Caballero, abruptly resigned, accusing the mayor of micromanagement.