council-manager plan


council-manager plan
noun
: a method of municipal government in which legislative and policy-determining powers are held by an elected council that employs a city manager who is responsible to the council for city administration — compare commission plan

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/kown"seuhl man"euh jeuhr/
a system of municipal government in which the administrative powers of the city are entrusted to a manager selected by the city council.

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