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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The security forces searched offices of the city council of Lazio region, headquarters of the Rome Municipality president, the house of Alemanno and others on the accusation list, it said.
Raed Abu Bakir: "I informed them that I was a journalist and that I wish to enter the home to speak to the owners but they strongly refused the request, and they warned me that I will be treated badly if I do not obey, at the end they allowed us to enter the home without our cameras and accompanied by the municipality president and a council member.
Shrivastava, while acquitting the 61 accused, gave the benefit of doubt to 51, including former BJP MLA Prahlad Gosa and Visnagar municipality president Dahya Patel.