The mayor–council government system is a system of organization of local government that has an executive mayor who is elected by the voters, and a separately elected legislative city council. It is one of the two most common forms of local government in the United States and is also used in Canada and Italy.
The Mayor-Council government system, sometimes called the Mayor-Commission government system, is one of two variations of government most commonly used in modern representative municipal governments in the United States. Strong-mayor form. Strong-mayor is a form of mayor-council government.
The mayor is the municipal head of government, the maximum civil authority at the municipal level, in most United States municipalities (such as cities, townships, etc.). In the United States, there are several distinct types of mayors, depending on whether the system of local government is council-manager government or mayor-council government.
The Faulkner Act, or Optional Municipal Charter Law, provides for New Jersey municipalities to adopt a mayor–council government in its "strong-mayor" form.. This form of government provides for election of a mayor and five, seven, or nine council members.
The Faulkner Act, or Optional Municipal Charter Law, provides for New Jersey municipalities to adopt a mayor–council–administrator form of government.. Voters elect a mayor and six council members at large for staggered terms with partisan elections.
Richmond switched to a strong-mayor–council plan in 2004, after having had a council–manager system since 1948.  The council–manager system has grown considerably in popularity since the start of the 20th century. In 1935, ICMA recognized 418 U.S. cities and seven counties using the system. 
Belfast City Council is now the only city council. Since the local government reforms of 2015 the other four cities form parts of wider districts and do not have their own councils. Scotland. A city council is the council of one of four council areas designated a City by the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994.
The Lorain municipal government is a Mayor-Council structure, and operates as a statutory city under the laws and regulations set by the Ohio Constitution, making it one of the largest Ohio cities to operate without a charter. The City of Lorain operates on a ward-based system. Elected positions include the mayor, eleven City Council members ...
New York City (NYC), often called simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.With an estimated 2019 population of 8,336,817 distributed over about 302.6 square miles (784 km 2), New York City is also the most densely populated major city in the United States.
Cincinnati (/ ˌ s ɪ n s ɪ ˈ n æ t i / SIN-sih-NAT-ee) is a major city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the government seat of Hamilton County. Settled in 1788, the city is located at the northern side of the confluence of the Licking and Ohio rivers, the latter of which marks the state line with Kentucky.