City-council Sentence Examples
The city council appoints an attorney for the corporation, a city engineer, a city clerk, a police justice, a board of fire commissioners and a board of police commissioners, one from each ward, who have control of the fire and police departments, respectively, and a number of other officers.
It provided for municipal elections in January; for the election of a mayor for four years; for his recall at the end of two years if a majority of the registered voters so vote in the state election in November in the second year of his term; for the summary removal for cause by the mayor of any department head or other of his appointees; for a city council of one chamber of nine members, elected at large each for three years; for nomination by petition; for a permanent finance commission appointed by the governor; for the confirmation of the mayor's appointments by the state civil service commission; for the mayor's preparation of the annual budget (in which items may be reduced but not increased by the council), and for his absolute veto of appropriations except for school use.
The city council (Rath), first mentioned in 1190, had jurisdiction over both the episcopal and the new town.
Sydney is governed municipally by a city council.
The government is that of all cities of the second class in New York state, with an elective mayor and other important officers and a single-chambered city council.Advertisement
The city council has 16 members, three elected at large and the others by wards, and there are boards of public service, public safety, public health and education.
The municipal administration here, as elsewhere, was in the hands of two duoviri iure dicundo and two aediles, the supreme body being the city council (decuriones).
In 1861 he was called to the bar, and was from 1865-1867 a member of the city council.
The Rathaus (town hall) of red and black glazed brick, dating from various epochs during the middle ages, is famous for its staircase, the vaulted wine cellar of the city council beneath and magnificent wood carving.
The president of the governing body is appointed by the government, while the appointment of the remaining members is shared by the Swedish Academy, the Academy of Sciences and the City Council.Advertisement
This charter is peculiar in that it gives to the city council the power to elect various administrative boards - of police, finance, &c. - from which the legislative council of most cities is separated.
The civil authority (Magistrat) consists of a chief mayor (Oberbiergermeister), a mayor (Biirgermeister), and a city council (Stadtrat).
It was anciently surrounded with a wall, an order for the reparation of which is found so late as 1748 in the city council books (which date from 1610).
Cities are chartered according to population,' with a mayor, a single legislative chamber known as the board of aldermen or city council and the usual administrative officers and boards.
Disabled Car Parking All City Council car parks offer free parking for disabled motorists displaying a valid blue/orange badge.Advertisement
On a macro-scale the new bullring has gone a long way to creating the ' barrier free ' city envisaged by the City Council.
Leeds City Council has a large number of local bylaws for the Leeds area.
The city council had trebled the number of taxis on the streets to swell the city coffers with license money.
There will be public consultation which is on the Bristol City Council website.
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The City Council intends to implement Fixed Penalty Notices for litter droppers.
Plymouth City Council produces and tests the off-site emergency arrangements in response to a radiological hazard extending beyond the Devonport site.
Kevin Noble of Spon End Red Brick, said the group had recieved financial help from the city council.
Glasgow City Council Historic Scotland Historic Scotland safeguards the nation's built heritage.
Charles Dickens writer 1835 Charles Dickens visited Exeter several times, the first to attend the hustings for the Exeter City Council elections.Advertisement
The City Council is hugely indebted to the continuing support from its major sponsor, Technip.
The new scheme to transform derelict land on the banks of the River Clyde has outline planning permission from Glasgow City Council.
The property GROUP is responsible for generating income from the sale or rent of property owned by the city council.
A hearing of the proposal to cancel the registration was set for the 8 th March by the city council.
Members of Belfast City Council had to determine his pay, and we had to ensure that he was properly remunerated.
Coventry Rugby Club have applied for planning permission to build a dual purpose greyhound racing stadium, which is owned by Coventry City Council.
Nottingham City Council have commissioned a study looking at access to Newstead Abbey and its grounds.
The care services provided by the sheltered wardens are managed by Leeds City Council.
From the exchange to the city council chamber, thence to the aldermanic court, and eventually to the mayoralty itself, were inevitable stages of an emancipation to which their large interests in the city and their high character entitled them.
Representation will be made to the City Council that this should be rectified urgently.
He has a lot of unkind things to say about Bristol City Council.
In the early 19th century, descendants of the French and Spanish called themselves Creoles and successfully petitioned the City Council to lift the ban on masks.
Rob Brezny has also turned his attention to public service by running for city council in Santa Cruz in 1988.
Palin is a staunch Republican, and her political career began when she won a seat on the Wasilla City Council in 1992.
However, the Los Angeles City Council got it right when its members declared May 25, 2007 as Star Wars Day upon the 25th anniversary of the first film's release.
The city council is composed of a common council (five members from each ward, elected for two years) and of a board of aldermen (three members from each ward to be elected for four years).
The city clerk is elected by the city council.