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Board of Commissioners
A group of individuals that have the power to adopt ordinances and oversee the daily operations of a county's government.
City Manager
An individual hired by a city government who is responsible for running the day to day operations for the city.
Special Purpose Districts
Government entities created to serve a special function for the state or community.
Strong Mayor Government
A form of city government where the major holds major responsibilities and powers including acting as the city's chief executive officer, administering the city's budget, and vetoing legislation passed by the city council.
Weak Mayor Council
A form of city government where the mayor holds some responsibilities, but the city council holds the majority of the power, duties, and responsibilities.
Municipality
A city or town.
Municipal Charter
A written document that sets up the structure of a city government.