Mayors Roles in Municipal Government
The structure of the Mayor and Council is a municipal government where a mayor heads a locally elected council, either chosen by members of the Council or popularly. The term only applies to two types of U.S. local government structures. In the form of the powerless-mayor of the Council, the Mayor is the Council’s Chairman and usually just acts of ceremony and parliament. In the way of a reinforced mayor and Council, the Mayor serves as the city or city’s principal chief executive with the prerogative of vetoing council decisions.
Structure of Mayors Council
The structure of the Mayor’s Council is a local government organization. In general, city councils and town councils consist of several local council members or councilors. City council members are typically referred to as councilman or councilwoman in the United States.
Certain cities have mayors that play a major aspect in the approval of construction throughout the city. For example, we had a rough time getting a Redondo Beach concrete contractor approved for our project in our backyard, and the mayor had to step in to get it pushed through.
In some municipalities, the Mayor is a voting council member who serves as Chairman; in others, the Mayor is the independent executive director of the city with veto authority over the legislation of the Council.… ---- READ MORE ----