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Chaos Erupts at Charlottesville City Council Meeting
Chaos Erupts at Charlottesville City Council Meeting
Published: 2017/08/22
Channel: NTK Network
City Council Meeting - SNL
City Council Meeting - SNL
Published: 2015/10/11
Channel: Saturday Night Live
Crazy Man confronts Austin Mayor at City Council Meeting
Crazy Man confronts Austin Mayor at City Council Meeting
Published: 2015/08/14
Channel: KLBJ937
Flint City Council Descends Into Chaos
Flint City Council Descends Into Chaos
Published: 2017/05/18
Channel: TYT Politics
San Clemente City Council - Paul Walker Statue
San Clemente City Council - Paul Walker Statue
Published: 2017/03/25
Channel: Chad Goes Deep
Detroit City Council Screaming Match
Detroit City Council Screaming Match
Published: 2008/05/16
Channel: DannyJames49
Citizen
Citizen's hilarious rant at Bloomington, IL city council meeting
Published: 2015/02/23
Channel: Jeff Dunpatrik
Charlotte NC City Council Meeting Protest 9/26/16
Charlotte NC City Council Meeting Protest 9/26/16
Published: 2016/09/27
Channel: K mitchell
Most Outrageous Government Board Meeting EVER!!!
Most Outrageous Government Board Meeting EVER!!!
Published: 2008/04/21
Channel: Grant Crowell
Charlottesville City Council descends into chaos (full)
Charlottesville City Council descends into chaos (full)
Published: 2017/08/22
Channel: Todd Brown
Chance the Rapper at City Council meeting
Chance the Rapper at City Council meeting
Published: 2017/11/08
Channel: Chicago Sun-Times
City Council - November 7, 2017 - Part 2 of 3 - Afternoon Session
City Council - November 7, 2017 - Part 2 of 3 - Afternoon Session
Published: 2017/11/07
Channel: Toronto City Council
CHANCE THE RAPPER APPEARS AT CITY COUNCIL HOPES TO CHANGE THEIR SPENDING PRIORITIES
CHANCE THE RAPPER APPEARS AT CITY COUNCIL HOPES TO CHANGE THEIR SPENDING PRIORITIES
Published: 2017/11/09
Channel: STREET WATCHERZ
Minneapolis Socialist Out-Raises Entire Establishment For City Council
Minneapolis Socialist Out-Raises Entire Establishment For City Council
Published: 2017/11/03
Channel: The Jimmy Dore Show
City Manager Vs. Concert Promoter - Council Meeting Heated Exchange
City Manager Vs. Concert Promoter - Council Meeting Heated Exchange
Published: 2016/04/28
Channel: Blue Number Media
FULL Satanic Prayer Vote Phoenix City Council (FNN)
FULL Satanic Prayer Vote Phoenix City Council (FNN)
Published: 2016/02/04
Channel: FOX 10 Phoenix
Eric Mays Goes Nuts in Flint City Council Meeting... Again
Eric Mays Goes Nuts in Flint City Council Meeting... Again
Published: 2017/06/26
Channel: Flint's News Talk 1470 WFNT
Highlights from Toronto Mayor Rob Ford
Highlights from Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's chaotic day at city council
Published: 2013/11/19
Channel: The Globe and Mail
City Council - November 8, 2017 - Part 1 of 3 - Morning Session
City Council - November 8, 2017 - Part 1 of 3 - Morning Session
Published: 2017/11/08
Channel: Toronto City Council
11/06/2017 Burlington City Council
11/06/2017 Burlington City Council
Published: 2017/11/07
Channel: CHANNEL 17/ TOWN MEETING TV
Santa Ana City Council Meetings Just Got Real
Santa Ana City Council Meetings Just Got Real
Published: 2014/11/20
Channel: Freedom from Government
Protesters continue to disrupt Portland city council meeting
Protesters continue to disrupt Portland city council meeting
Published: 2017/03/23
Channel: Airliner World & More
City Council - November 7, 2017 - Part 1 of 3 - Morning Session
City Council - November 7, 2017 - Part 1 of 3 - Morning Session
Published: 2017/11/07
Channel: Toronto City Council
Social Disorder - City Council Proposals: Sex Laws & Ugly Tax | Rooster Teeth
Social Disorder - City Council Proposals: Sex Laws & Ugly Tax | Rooster Teeth
Published: 2015/10/08
Channel: Rooster Teeth
11/13/2017 Burlington City Council
11/13/2017 Burlington City Council
Published: 2017/11/14
Channel: CHANNEL 17/ TOWN MEETING TV
Citizens take over Charlottesville City Council Meeting
Citizens take over Charlottesville City Council Meeting
Published: 2017/08/22
Channel: The Ball Hawk Show
City Council - November 8, 2017 - Part 2 of 3 - Afternoon Session
City Council - November 8, 2017 - Part 2 of 3 - Afternoon Session
Published: 2017/11/08
Channel: Toronto City Council
OUT OF CONTROL CORRUPT COP Slaps City Council Candidate for Recording him in Public
OUT OF CONTROL CORRUPT COP Slaps City Council Candidate for Recording him in Public
Published: 2017/05/21
Channel: LIVEFREE ORDIE
Turlock City Council Regular Meeting 9/26/17
Turlock City Council Regular Meeting 9/26/17
Published: 2017/09/27
Channel: Turlock City Hall
CITY COUNCIL: October 24th, 2017
CITY COUNCIL: October 24th, 2017
Published: 2017/10/25
Channel: Blue Island Television
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Don't Blame Me! Andre Knight Preaches During Rocky Mount City Council Meeting
Published: 2017/09/12
Channel: Curmilus Dancy II
"HUGH MUNGUS" LADY GETS KICKED OUT OF CITY COUNCIL MEETING!
"HUGH MUNGUS" LADY GETS KICKED OUT OF CITY COUNCIL MEETING!
Published: 2016/11/04
Channel: Rekt Feminist Videos
Guy Has Meltdown At City Council Meeting! Must See!
Guy Has Meltdown At City Council Meeting! Must See!
Published: 2017/03/31
Channel: Erik
Colfax Mayor Pro Tem Unleashes Profane Tirade At City Council Meeting
Colfax Mayor Pro Tem Unleashes Profane Tirade At City Council Meeting
Published: 2017/10/27
Channel: CBS Sacramento
Incredibly Crazy Rant
Incredibly Crazy Rant
Published: 2015/12/18
Channel: brfreddy
CUDAHY CITY COUNCIL ENDS WHEN COUNCILMAN CHRIS GARCIA CALLS TRUMP SUPPORTERS WHITE SUPREMACISTS
CUDAHY CITY COUNCIL ENDS WHEN COUNCILMAN CHRIS GARCIA CALLS TRUMP SUPPORTERS WHITE SUPREMACISTS
Published: 2017/02/14
Channel: grindall61
Phoenix City Council Formal Meeting - November 1, 2017
Phoenix City Council Formal Meeting - November 1, 2017
Published: 2017/11/02
Channel: CityofPhoenixAZ
His Words Silenced The All White City Council and Police Chief on the Black Lives Matter Issue!! (Hi
His Words Silenced The All White City Council and Police Chief on the Black Lives Matter Issue!! (Hi
Published: 2016/11/03
Channel: Re Ankh Heru
Euclid City Council meeting erupts in protests, ends peacefully
Euclid City Council meeting erupts in protests, ends peacefully
Published: 2017/08/22
Channel: WKYC Channel 3
Johnnie Cunningham Addresses Rocky Mount City Council & NAACP Request Confederate Monument Removal
Johnnie Cunningham Addresses Rocky Mount City Council & NAACP Request Confederate Monument Removal
Published: 2017/09/12
Channel: Curmilus Dancy II
Youngest-ever City Council Member of Stockton: Michael Tubbs at TEDxStanford
Youngest-ever City Council Member of Stockton: Michael Tubbs at TEDxStanford
Published: 2013/06/20
Channel: TEDx Talks
San Juan City Council Votes Unanimously To Impeach Trump-Hating Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz!!!
San Juan City Council Votes Unanimously To Impeach Trump-Hating Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz!!!
Published: 2017/10/13
Channel: GLOBAL News
City Council Kills This Man’s 30-Year-Old Tree, His Revenge Will Make Them Deeply Regret It!
City Council Kills This Man’s 30-Year-Old Tree, His Revenge Will Make Them Deeply Regret It!
Published: 2017/06/22
Channel: Breaking News 365
CUDAHY EXPLODES BEFORE CITY COUNCIL MEETING. TRUMP SUPPORTERS VS GEORGE SOROS CHANTERS.
CUDAHY EXPLODES BEFORE CITY COUNCIL MEETING. TRUMP SUPPORTERS VS GEORGE SOROS CHANTERS.
Published: 2017/02/28
Channel: grindall61
Gibson v Manchester City Council [1979]
Gibson v Manchester City Council [1979]
Published: 2015/06/20
Channel: Blackstone School of Law
City Council - November 2, 2017 - Part 1 of 2 - Morning Session
City Council - November 2, 2017 - Part 1 of 2 - Morning Session
Published: 2017/11/02
Channel: Toronto City Council
Santa Clarita City Council: Strip Clubs and McRibs
Santa Clarita City Council: Strip Clubs and McRibs
Published: 2015/11/25
Channel: Mike Devlin
City Council Meeting Gets Heated After Satanic Temple Representative Gives Invocation
City Council Meeting Gets Heated After Satanic Temple Representative Gives Invocation
Published: 2016/07/15
Channel: WKRG
Drunk Mayor Removed From City Council Meeting - Hallandale Beach
Drunk Mayor Removed From City Council Meeting - Hallandale Beach
Published: 2017/11/17
Channel: MITCHELL WIGGS
President Of Cleveland City Council Goes Off On News Reporter! (Rewin
President Of Cleveland City Council Goes Off On News Reporter! (Rewin
Published: 2017/07/12
Channel: Marcus Robinson
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A city council, town council, town board, or board of aldermen is the legislative body that governs a city, town, municipality or local government area.

Australia[edit]

Because of the differences in legislation between the states, the exact definition of a City Council varies. However, it is generally only those local government areas which have been specifically granted city status (usually on a basis of population) that are entitled to refer to themselves as cities. The official title is "Corporation of the City of ------" or similar.

Some of the urban areas of Australia are governed mostly by a single entity (see [Brisbane] and other [Queensland] cities), while others may be controlled by a multitude of much smaller city councils. Also some significant urban areas can be under the jurisdiction of otherwise rural local governments. Periodic re-alignments of boundaries attempt to rationalize these situations and adjust the deployment of assets and resources.

Ireland[edit]

The 2001 Local Government Act restyled the five county boroughs of Dublin, Cork, Galway, Waterford, and Limerick as city councils, with the same status in law as county councils. The 2014 Local Government Act Merged Limerick City and Limerick County Council together and Waterford City and Waterford County Council together effectively abolishing Waterford and Limerick City council, While Limerick and Waterford maintain City Status.

Malaysia[edit]

The city councils (Malay: Majlis Bandaraya) in Malaysia are:

New Zealand[edit]

Local councils in New Zealand do vary in structure, but are overseen by the government department Local Government New Zealand. For many decades until the local government reforms of 1989, a borough with more than 20,000 people could be proclaimed a city. The boundaries of councils tended to follow the edge of the built-up area, so little distinction was made between the urban area and the local government area.

New Zealand's local government structural arrangements were significantly reformed by the Local Government Commission in 1989 when approximately 700 councils and special purpose bodies were amalgamated to create 87 new local authorities.

As a result, the term "city" began to take on two meanings.

The word "city" came to be used in a less formal sense to describe major urban areas independent of local body boundaries. This informal usage is jealously guarded. Gisborne, for example, adamantly described itself as the first city in the world to see the new millennium. Gisborne is administered by a district council, but its status as a city is not generally disputed.

Under the current law the minimum population for a new city is 50,000.

Taiwan[edit]

In the Republic of China, a city council represents a provincial city. Members of the councils are elected through local elections for provincial cities which are held every 4–5 years.

Councils for the provincial cities in Taiwan are Chiayi City Council, Hsinchu City Council and Keelung City Council.

United Kingdom[edit]

In the UK, not all cities have city councils, and the status and functions of city councils vary.

England[edit]

A city council may be

Three cities have no city council.

Wales[edit]

A city council may be:

Scotland[edit]

A city council is the council of one of four council areas designated a City by the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994.

The three cities which are not council areas have no city council.

Northern Ireland[edit]

Belfast City Council is now the only city council. Since the local government reforms of 2015 the other four cities form parts of wider districts and do not have their own councils.

Canada/United States[edit]

A city council chambers in California

City councils and town boards generally consist of several (usually somewhere between 5 and 50) elected aldermen or councillors. In the United States, members of city councils are typically called council member or council man/woman, while in Canada they are typically called councillor.

In some cities, the mayor is a voting member of the council who serves as chairman; in others, the mayor is the city's independent chief executive (or strong mayor) with veto power over city council legislation. In larger cities the council may elect other executive positions as well, such as a council president and speaker.

The council generally functions as a parliamentary or congressional style legislative body, proposing bills, holding votes, and passing laws to help govern the city.

The role of the mayor in the council varies depending on whether or not the city uses council-manager government or mayor-council government, and by the nature of the statutory authority given to it by state law, city charter, or municipal ordinance.

There is also a mayor pro tem councilmember. In cities where the council elects the mayor for one year at a time, the mayor pro tem is in line to become the mayor in the next year. In cities where the mayor is elected by the city's voters, the mayor pro tem serves as acting mayor in the absence of the mayor. This position is also known as vice mayor.

In some cities a different name for the municipal legislature is used. In San Francisco, for example, it is known as the Board of Supervisors; San Francisco is a consolidated city-county and the California constitution requires each county to have a Board of Supervisors.

Bicameralism[edit]

Bicameral city councils were common in the United States until the 20th century, when many were abolished for cost-cutting purposes and replaced with unicameral legislatures. Typically, bicameral city councils were divided into Common Councils and Boards of Aldermen, to reflect the structure of federal and state legislatures. The city of Everett, Massachusetts was the last to abolish its own bicameral city council (a seven-member Board of Aldermen and an 18-member Common Council) and replace it with an 11-member City Council, doing so with a November 8, 2011 referendum which took effect in 2014.

Examples include:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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