commission plan


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

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The electoral commission plans to use more than 100,000 of them. Washington Post, "Voting machines raise worries in Congo ahead of elections," 22 June 2018 With the money, the commission plans to install at least 13 houses at the relocation site, known as Mertarvik, said Don Antrobus, a program manager with the agency. Alex Demarban, Anchorage Daily News, "Federal agency commits $22 million to help erosion-threatened village move," 29 Apr. 2018 The nine-member commission plans to readdress its earlier decision to significantly expand legal use of air guns and air bows for hunting certain game species during the group’s next public meeting, scheduled for May 24 in Lubbock. Shannon Tompkins, Houston Chronicle, "TPW Commission reconsidering its approval of air-powered guns, bows," 6 May 2018 To get houses to Mertarvik economically, the commission plans to renovate and ship out barracks that are no longer needed at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson near Anchorage. Alex Demarban, Anchorage Daily News, "Federal agency commits $22 million to help erosion-threatened village move," 29 Apr. 2018 Clyburn has not announced her post-commission plans. Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica, "The FCC loses a fierce consumer advocate as Mignon Clyburn resigns," 17 Apr. 2018 The spokesperson said that in the future, the commission planned to travel the country to hold public-facing meetings to include the input of parents, teachers, students and other stakeholders. Juana Summers, CNN, "Trump's school safety commission to hold first meeting behind closed doors," 28 Mar. 2018 The commission plans to take public comment for a 60-day period and has scheduled a June 27 public hearing on the matter. Fredreka Schouten, USA TODAY, "Facebook, Google to face new rules for political ads, as U.S. grapples with foreign influence," 14 Mar. 2018 Committee member Dannee Polomsky, who sits on the city's Commission on Youth, said once the ordinance is passed the commission plans to undertake a campaign to educate young people and their families on the ordinance and the health issues. Graydon Megan,, "Elmhurst moves to regulate vapes and other non-tobacco nicotine," 13 Mar. 2018

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1911, in the meaning defined above

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