council-manager plan

[koun-suh l man-uh-jer]
noun
  1. a system of municipal government in which the administrative powers of the city are entrusted to a manager selected by the city council.
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British Dictionary definitions for council-manager plan

council-manager plan

noun
  1. (in the US) a system of local government with an elected legislative council and an appointed administrative managerSee also city manager
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