County Council

A county council is the elected administrative body governing an area known as a county. This term has slightly different meanings in different countries.

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County Council - United States
... government in nine states, they are headed by a county council ... In other states, each county is headed by a county commission or a county board of supervisors or a board of chosen freeholders ...
Letitia Dunbar-Harrison - Debate About Motives For Non-appointment
... The reason given by the County Council for not appointing her as librarian was her insufficient grasp of Irish “ A certain advertisement was issued by the Local Appointments Commissioners ... That resolution subsequently came before the County Council, and was ratified by that body ... was “ opposed to the appointment of a product of Trinity to the position of Librarian in this County ...
List Of Local Government Areas In Scotland 1930 – 1975 - Background - County-level Authorities
... largest burghs they exercised the powers of both a county council and burgh ... the case of twenty-nine counties they were governed by a county council consisting partly of members nominated by the town councils of burghs in the county and partly by directly-elected councillors for the "landwar ... The chairman of a county council was known as the "convener" ...
Shropshire Local Elections
... Shropshire Council (prior to 1 April, 2009, Shropshire County Council) is elected every four years ... The previous county council was the top-tier of local authorities in the non-metropolitan county of Shropshire, England ... the principal local authority of the non-metropolitan county ...
Local Government Areas Of Scotland - 1889 To 1930 - Councils - Districts
... County councils were required to divide their county into districts, each of which was under the supervision of a district committee with powers and duties independent of the county council in regard to ... The district committee was composed of the county councillors elected for the area along with one representative from the parochial board of each parish in the district ... Burgh councils could transfer the maintenance of the highways and bridges of the town to the county council, whereupon a representative of the burgh was appointed to the committee ...

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