The eyes of the public were now turned from the hustings court to the common council which had just been elected.
And then we'll have a meeting of the common council and get it adopted.
And when any deliberation is to take place on any weighty matter, they all hold their common council on horseback.
A meeting was called and every one of the common council came.
It is supplied with water from the river by subterraneous pipes and is governed by a Mayor and common council.
Mr. Fisk was president of the common council two years, 1858-9.
The mayor appoints absolutely, without confirmation by the common council, all the executive heads of departments.
But, as the common council itself informs us, "these orders were not then observed."
Her offer, however, was not accepted, the common council preferring to submit the matter to public competition.
These deputies are always taken from among the common council.