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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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Special government security and executive committees, along with a joint service committee formed by Baghdad's Governorate and Baghdad Mayorship, have been formed to open a number of close streets, in preparation for the holding of the Arab Summit, scheduled to take place in Baghdad next March," Abdul-Razzaq told Aswat al-Iraq.
I believe that, to qualify for the Mayorship, you need to be a true local born and bred Liverpudlian, and you should also be self-made in your business or trade, as well as charitable.
They have to do something: In a last-ditch effort that can be only be considered payback, Roy Romer and the Los Angeles Unified school board are floating a new plan for them to take over the mayorship of Los Angeles.
Fortunately, Sessions is able to exercise his mayorship mainly on a part-time basis since the city of more than 8,000 people is run under a city manager form of government.
Cllr Lakha has now spent a total of pounds 28,418 on expenses half way through his mayorship.
The Piercy mayorship has been something new for Eugene, a city that typically elects conservative or middle-of-the-road mayors.
The PAN is also likely to have a bad year electorally, losing the mayorship of Merida, according to the most recent polls.
I think it is very difficult, hand on heart, to say this man has been an extremist in the way he has run the mayorship.
In short, Goldsmith staken his mayorship on reawakening power in his city's neighborhoods.
Eduardo supported Marta's bid for the mayorship of Sao Paulo, which she won last October.
When Blair's crowd was offering the Mayorship of London, which was supposed to be a democratic procedure, they gave her no support at all.
He was Treasury minister under the previous government, and, many thought, had been written off by his own party after being given the impossible task of winning the mayorship of Istanbul in 1999.