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MAYOR, officer. The chief or executive magistrate of a city who bears this title.
     2. It is generally his duty to cause the laws of the city to be enforced, and to superintend inferior officers, such as constables, watchmen and the like. But the power and authority which mayors possess being given to them by local regulations, vary in different places.

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Potential voters will be able to put their questions to the mayoral candidates next week.
What this research suggests is that while the interest of mayors in public schools can bring benefits to public education, a mayoral takeover risks disengaging community interests and disregards the governance responsibility of elected school board leaders," said Thomas J.
A leading character in the Yes camp bears a resemblance to Edgbaston MP and mayoral hopeful Gisela Stuart, while a character in a yellow tie on the No side looks like Yardley MP John Hemming.
The people of Stoke put an end to the mayoral system on a second referendum.
Flick said the city could also consider linking mayoral pay to increases for salaried employees.
rogerb: "If we need two mayoral cars then why can't they at least be cars built in the UK?
The differences between those in favor of or against mayoral control of schools showed prominently in New York City as the state legislature considered in June whether or not to pass the school governance bill--that is, to reauthorize the seven-year-old program that had transferred authority over the city's vast network of public schools from 32 neighborhood school boards to Mayor Michael Bloomberg and New York City Schools Chancellor Joel Klein.
It's a very stinging defeat,'' a lawmaker who served as a Cabinet minister said, referring to the mayoral race in which Toshihito Kumagai, 31, supported by the Democratic Party of Japan and the Social Democratic Party, beat the ruling parties-backed Kojiro Hayashi, 63.
Head of Civic and Mayoral Services, Jason Carroll, said: "This is a one off opportunity to buy a much sought after registration plate.
Mayoral elections in Warson Woods, Crestwood, Des Peres, Ferguson and Manchester were uncontested.
The event will take place at the Jacob Javits Center and will featured a mayoral forum, as well as various conference programs.
Funds for the mayoral charity will be processed by the mayoral charity committee, which will be made up of members of the public, councilors, council staff and representatives from business.