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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 Mayoralty of the Eastern Province plans to build a bridge connecting Imam Ali Road with King Fahd Road in Dammam.
Feria was the third mayoralty candidate to file a petition for a recount in the province.
In Cotabato City, leading the mayoralty race is incumbent Mayor Cynthia Guiani-Sayadi with 31,779 votes, higher than her opponents Maguindanao 1st District and Cotabato City Rep.
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3- Saud bin Abdullah bin Ahmed Al-Ebaissi to the post of Undersecretary for Services, 15 rank, at the Mayoralty of Riyadh Region.
"I welcome the move towards the amalgamation, which has been agreed cross party by the West Midlands Combined Authority, and hope that proposals for this amalgamation will come to fruition shortly, and in any event by the mayoralty elections to be held in 2020."
Rival parties have been striving to clinch a win in the race for the Seoul mayoralty a a coveted post seen as a springboard to the presidency a or at least an opportunity to garner significant political recognition.
Chris is right to question the name "Tees Valley" which, to a layperson, is an inaccurate description of the new mayoralty. From a sub-regional governance standpoint, however, the name indubitably refers to the area covered by Middlesbrough, Stockton, Redcar, Hartlepool and Darlington borough councils.
"We have informed the mayoralty about this issue about 10 years ago but they have not taken any action." Mayoralty officials have blamed high ground water level for the problem.
Lord Mayor Stephenson said: "It's a great honour to become Lord Mayor of Newcastle, especially in the 800th anniversary of the city's mayoralty.
Lord Mayor Stephenson, said: "It's a great honour to become Lord Mayor of Newcastle, especially in the 800th anniversary of the city's mayoralty.
Work on the projects, which are now delayed due to a lack of proper capacity at some contractors, was approved by the Madina mayoralty five years ago.