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commission plan

n.
Municipal government in which legislative and administrative functions and powers are vested in an elected commission rather than in a mayor and city council.

commission plan

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in the US) a system of municipal government that combines legislative and executive authority in a commission of five or six elected members

commis′sion plan`


n.
a system of municipal government in which executive, legislative, and administrative powers are in the hands of an elected commission.
[1915–20]
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Noun1.commission plan - a municipal government that combines legislative and executive authority in the members of a commission
municipal government - the government of a municipality
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