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.
Hartford has a strong mayor-council government. In 2003, Hartford voted to have a mayor-council system. They had a council-manager form for more than 50 years. Mayor Eddie Perez was first elected in 2001. He was re-elected with 76% of the vote in 2003. He was the first strong mayor elected under the new government system.
This is a list of mayors of the 50 largest cities in the United States, are ordered the United States Census Bureau's by estimated populations as of July 1, 2017. These 50 cities have a combined population of 49.6 million, or 15% of the national population.
Mayor-council: Middlesex County: Lower CT River Mattabeset 84 Milford: City: 1639 22.56 52,759 Mayor-council: New Haven County: South Central Wepawaug 85 Monroe: Town: 1823 26.13 19,479 Town meeting: Fairfield County: CT Metropolitan 86 Montville: Town: 1786 42.02 19,571 Mayor-council: New London County: Southeastern CT 87 Morris: Town: 1859 17 ...
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Baghdad (Arabic: بغداد , transliterated Baghdād) is the capital city and largest city in Iraq. It is the second-largest city in Southwest Asia after Tehran. It is the second-largest city in the Arab world after Cairo. It has 5,772,000 people (2003). Baghdad is on the Tigris River at 33°20′N 44°26′E.