council-manager plan

noun

Definition of council-manager plan

: 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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“Council-manager plan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/council-manager%20plan. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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