commission plan

noun

Definition of 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 planned to send a staff engineer to the site to assist with the investigation as soon as it could be done safely, Chairman Neil Chatterjee said in a statement. CBS News, "Michigan dam had record of safety violations before failure," 21 May 2020 Indeed, a draft commission plan leaked earlier this month contained a hefty dose of alchemy. Alexander Weber, Bloomberg.com, "Smoke and Mirrors of EU Budget Math May Not Cut It After Virus," 5 May 2020 The commission plans to meet with the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots, the International Committee of the Red Cross and other civil society groups to understand their objections to these types of weapons. Washington Post, "U.S. should consider pooling data with other countries to beat China in artificial intelligence, group says," 5 Nov. 2019 Academy leaders and members of the Colorado’s congressional delegation announced the cross-commission plan at an oversight Board of Visitors meeting Wednesday. USA TODAY, "Lobster blood, Washington’s teeth, Hawaii shark hero: News from around our 50 states," 21 Feb. 2020 The commission plans to issue a report on steps the university should take to address past actions. Joe Heim, Washington Post, "Charlottesville votes to remove another statue, and more controversy follows," 29 Nov. 2019 The commission plans to branch out into other neighborhoods of the city next year. BostonGlobe.com, "On a lively tour, reminders of feminist history in Cambridge - The Boston Globe," 28 Oct. 2019 After that, the commission plans to schedule a public hearing on the matter. Steve Thompson, Washington Post, "Gas regulators like the one blamed for deadly Flower Branch blast were supposed to be replaced," 10 Sep. 2019 Bullwinkel said the commission plans to discuss how to remove the artwork at its December meeting. Sarah Ravani, SFChronicle.com, "Creator of Berkeley I-80 overpass sculptures threatens legal fight," 5 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of commission plan

1911, in the meaning defined above

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“Commission plan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/commission%20plan. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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