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commission plan

noun
1.
a system of municipal government in which all the legislative and executive powers of the city are concentrated in the hands of a commission.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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commission plan

noun
1.
(in the US) a system of municipal government that combines legislative and executive authority in a commission of five or six elected members
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