John P. Thompson

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John P. Thompson had a 30-year career in local government including 20 years as city manager of two California cities before becoming a partner on commercial development projects. Throughout his career he was active with several professional organizations and was honored by his peers to serve as President of the League of California City Manager’s Department. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara and Master of Arts in Urban Studies from Occidental College. He cares deeply about effective local government and balanced public policy. He has founded and served on numerous nonprofit community-based organizations and is the current President of a local social service nonprofit. Thompson ...more

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Without Purpose of Evasion

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“My objective with this book was to tell an entertaining story while accurately portraying some of the issues, processes, and challenges that are common in local government management. I hope the general reader will find it to be interesting and informative and that my former colleagues will get a chuckle from things familiar. I welcome your comments at my website: jpthompson1.com.”
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“My objective with this book was to tell an entertaining story while accurately portraying some of the issues, processes, and challenges that are common in local government management. I hope the general reader will find it to be interesting and informative and that my former colleagues will get a chuckle from things familiar. I welcome your comments at my website: jpthompson1.com.”
John P. Thompson, Without Purpose of Evasion

“My objective with this book was to tell an entertaining story while accurately portraying some of the issues, processes, and challenges that are common in local government management. I hope the general reader will find it to be interesting and informative and that my former colleagues will get a chuckle from things familiar. I welcome your comments at my website: jpthompson1.com.”
John P. Thompson, Without Purpose of Evasion




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