mu·​nic·​i·​pal·​ly | \ myu̇-ˈni-sə-p(ə-)lē How to pronounce municipally (audio) \

Definition of municipally

: by or in terms of a municipality municipally owned property

Examples of municipally in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But a number of environmental and political groups think the bidding process should be skipped altogether and the city should form its own, municipally-run, gas and electric utility. Rob Nikolewski, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Supporters of a city-run utility chide Faulconer’s plan for electric and gas agreement," 25 Sep. 2020 Many utilities, including those owned municipally in Orlando, Winter Park and Kissimmee, returned to disconnects earlier this summer, while Duke and Florida Power & Light Co. continued to suspend disconnects. Kevin Spear,, "Duke Energy to resume disconnecting customers behind on payments," 27 Aug. 2020 The city is also looking to grow the stock of charging stations at up to 38 municipally operated lots and garages. Dominic Fracassa,, "To cut carbon footprint, SF moves to eliminate vehicle emissions by 2040," 16 July 2019 In 1937, Fruitdale — then home to slightly over 400 residents — decided to municipally incorporate, or begin self-governing, to avoid annexation by Dallas. Sriya Reddy, Dallas News, "What happened to Fruitdale, Texas? Curious Texas investigates," 17 Feb. 2020 Rahm Emanuel, the dean of municipally minded Obama alumni, wrapped up his two-term run in Chicago in 2019. Gabriel T. Rubin, WSJ, "Impeachment Trial Ramps Up Political Spending," 24 Jan. 2020 The municipally owned, two-year college currently is housed in commercial office space in Quincy Center. Johanna Seltz,, "Mayor has big plans for Quincy College and City Hall," 15 Jan. 2020 Blessed be municipally owned water and electric companies. Greg Jefferson,, "Jefferson: San Antonians, get ready for higher water, electric bills," 3 Jan. 2020 The water utility is municipally owned and the electric cooperative, which represents 17 providers statewide, is a nonprofit organization. Andrew Moreau, Arkansas Online, "Entergy bills to go up $15 as U.S. tax credit expires," 14 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of municipally

1818, in the meaning defined above

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“Municipally.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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