commission plan


: a method of municipal government under which a small elective commission exercises both executive and legislative powers and each commissioner directly administers one or more municipal departments

Examples of commission plan in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The commission plans to hold additional hearings before issuing its final report. Jenna Russell, New York Times, 15 Mar. 2024 During the event, the youth commission plans to provide attendees with information and resources to improve their mental wellness. Marcus D. Smith, Sacramento Bee, 21 Feb. 2024 Earlier this month, FEC chair Sean Cooksey, a Republican, told The Washington Post that the commission plans to make a decision by early summer. Vittoria Elliott, WIRED, 23 Jan. 2024 One way the commission plans to highlight this particular social issue is by incorporating it into the art audiences consume on screen. Jaden Thompson, Variety, 5 Dec. 2023 At a court hearing today, AMCC attorney William Webster said the commission plans to redo the license awards on August 10 after an accounting firm reviews and verifies applicant scores. Mike Cason |, al, 6 July 2023 After accepting public comment on the proposal, the commission plans to reconvene June 16 to consider taking final action. Michael R. Wickline, Arkansas Online, 13 May 2023 The commission plans to help communities commemorate events that occurred before, during and after the Revolutionary War. Gregory S. Schneider, Washington Post, 8 May 2023 Kim said that the commission plans to fill the vacant investigator positions and that reducing the backlog is a top priority. Kyle Hopkins, Anchorage Daily News, 21 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1911, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of commission plan was in 1911

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“Commission plan.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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