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The city of Asheville is governed by Asheville city council, and consists of a mayor and five council members chosen in a nonpartisan election every two years. The city council sets policies, adopts ordinances and sets the tax rate. The council-appointed city manager is the administrative head of the city, directly responsible for its day-to-day operations and its 900-plus employees.
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