What is municipal council?

Municipal Council

A municipal council is the local government of a municipality. Specifically the term can refer to the institutions of various countries that can be translated by this term. In English it can refer to what are also called city councils and town councils.

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Some articles on municipal council:

Steineberg - Politics - Municipal Council
... The council is made up of 6 council members, who were elected by majority vote at the municipal election held on 7 June 2009, and the honorary mayor as chairman ...
Table Of Municipalities Of The Netherlands - Municipal Status
... The municipalities are governed by both a council of mayor and aldermen and a municipal council ... The municipal council, which is titled island council in the special municipalities, is elected every four years ... The number of members in the council ranges from nine members for the smallest municipalities to forty-five members for the largest ...
History of The Shanghai International Settlement - The Municipal Council
... met and held the first annual meeting of the Shanghai Municipal Council, ignoring protests of consular officials, and laid down the Land Regulations which established the principles of self-govern ... The aims of this first Council were simply to assist in the formation of roads, refuse collection, and taxation across the disparate Concessions ... been practically transferred from the individual concessions to the Shanghai Municipal Council (工部局, literally "Works Department", from the standard English local ...
Schutz, Germany - Politics - Municipal Council
... The council is made up of 6 council members, who were elected by majority vote at the municipal election held on 7 June 2009, and the honorary mayor as chairman ...
Municipal Council - Norway
... The municipal council (Norwegian Kommunestyre) is the highest governing body of the municipality in Norway ... The municipal council sets the scope of municipal activity, takes major decisions, and delegates responsibility ... The council is led by a mayor (ordfører) and is divided into an executive board (formannskap) and a number of committees, each responsible for a subsection of tasks ...

Famous quotes containing the words council and/or municipal:

    I haven’t seen so much tippy-toeing around since the last time I went to the ballet. When members of the arts community were asked this week about one of their biggest benefactors, Philip Morris, and its requests that they lobby the New York City Council on the company’s behalf, the pas de deux of self- justification was so painstakingly choreographed that it constituted a performance all by itself.
    Anna Quindlen (b. 1952)

    No sane local official who has hung up an empty stocking over the municipal fireplace, is going to shoot Santa Claus just before a hard Christmas.
    Alfred E. Smith (1873–1944)