commission-plan

commission plan

noun
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:
1915–20

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commission plan
 
n
(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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