Many years ago when Dan developed this site it created an excellent source for dialogue and the trend continues.
For the past 20 years I was managing a planning board in Manitoba Canada and the last three years I worked as a CAO for a rural municipality in Manitoba.
Once you make the decision NOT to become a politician our job is quite simple. Administer and enforce your by-laws and have some compassion for your customers and fellow workers. The rest is easy.
I have been retired for two months and have been working on compiling my Zoning Definitions Dictionary that presently consists of 228 pages. One day I will finish it but the summer is too nice and now we spend most of our time at the lake.
Have a great summer.