of or relating to a town or city or its local government: municipal elections.
Archaic. pertaining to the internal affairs of a state or nation rather than to international affairs.
- mu·nic·i·pal·ly, adverb
- in·ter·mu·nic·i·pal, adjective
- non·mu·nic·i·pal, adjective
- non·mu·nic·i·pal·ly, adverb
- pre·mu·nic·i·pal, adjective
- qua·si-mu·nic·i·pal, adjective
- qua·si-mu·nic·i·pal·ly, adverb
- su·per·mu·nic·i·pal, adjective
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How to use municipal in a sentence
Yet, as of early this week, Marx found none of the municipal code tickets written in late December or early January has appeared in the Superior Court’s system, though the city still has time to file the paperwork.Morning Report: Not Much COVID Enforcement Happening Despite Crackdown | Voice of San Diego | February 12, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
Shawn Takeuchi, a spokesman for SDPD, said Police Chief David Nisleit worked closely with the mayor on the executive order and also expects that the municipal code tickets will soon be filed in court.Despite Crackdown Announcement, Not Much COVID-19 Enforcement Is Happening | Jesse Marx | February 11, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
Getting paid for unused sick and vacation time is a significant perk in many union contracts, and it’s often available to police and other municipal employees.How We Found Pricey Provisions in New Jersey Police Contracts | by Agnes Chang, Jeff Kao and Agnel Philip, ProPublica, and Andrew Ford, Asbury Park Press | February 8, 2021 | ProPublica
In 250 towns, the total liability owed to municipal employees grew between 2015 and 2019.How the Police Bank Millions Through Their Union Contracts | by Andrew Ford, Asbury Park Press, and Agnes Chang, Jeff Kao and Agnel Philip, ProPublica | February 8, 2021 | ProPublica
On the podcast this week, VOSD hosts Scott Lewis, Andrew Keatts and Sara Libby bask in the nerdy political glory that is municipal finance.
Last year, Takoma Park in Maryland took a similar step when it allowed 16- and 17-year-olds to vote in municipal elections.Paying Taxes and Going to Jail Like Adults; Teens Deserve the Right to Vote, Too | Jillian Keenan | October 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Criminal justice is quintessentially a local matter; policing, judging, and operating local jails are municipal endeavors.Prosecuting Officer Wilson Won't Bring Justice to Ferguson | Candace McCoy | August 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But when this same chamber serves as Ferguson municipal Court, a disproportionate number of the defendants are black.
The Ferguson municipal court canceled its August sessions because of the turmoil, but it is expected to resume in September.
The City Council appoints the municipal judge, currently Ron Brockmeyer, who is also white.
Public corporations are formed for governing the people and are often called municipal corporations.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
If he be a Filipino, he is usually elected by vote of the vice-presidents (ex-mayors) and municipal councillors of the province.
In short, the governmental system adopted is intended to raise the native progressively from savagery to municipal life.
The proclamation embodying this Act permitted the temporary use of municipal lands, the seed supplied to be repaid after the crop.
State employees are within these acts in some states, and excluded in others, likewise municipal employees.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
British Dictionary definitions for municipal
of or relating to a town, city, or borough or its local government
- municipalism, noun
- municipalist, noun
- municipally, adverb
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