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Mayor–council government

Index Mayor–council government

The mayor–council government system is a system of organization of local government. [1]

11 relations: Chief administrative officer, City commission government, City council, City manager, Council–manager government, Executive (government), Local government in the United States, Mayor, Municipality, Representative democracy, Unicameralism.

Chief administrative officer

Chief administrative officers are top-tier executives who supervise the daily operations of an organization and are ultimately responsible for its performance.

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City commission government

City commission government is a form of local government in the United States.

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City council

A city council, town council, town board, or board of aldermen is the legislative body that governs a city, town, municipality, or local government area.

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City manager

A city manager is an official appointed as the administrative manager of a city, in a council–manager form of city government.

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Council–manager government

The council–manager government form is one of two predominant forms of local government in the United States and Ireland, the other being the mayor–council government form.

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Executive (government)

The executive is the organ exercising authority in and holding responsibility for the governance of a state.

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Local government in the United States

Local government in the United States refers to governmental jurisdictions below the level of the state.

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In many countries, a mayor (from the Latin maior, meaning "bigger") is the highest-ranking official in a municipal government such as that of a city or a town.

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A municipality is usually a single urban or administrative division having corporate status and powers of self-government or jurisdiction as granted by national and state laws to which it is subordinate.

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Representative democracy

Representative democracy (also indirect democracy, representative republic or psephocracy) is a type of democracy founded on the principle of elected officials representing a group of people, as opposed to direct democracy.

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In government, unicameralism (Latin uni, one + camera, chamber) is the practice of having one legislative or parliamentary chamber.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mayor–council_government

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