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A political subdivision of a state established to provide a single public service within a specific geographical area
Special district
A subdivision of a county that has its own government
Townships
A major city, or urban area regarded as the center of a specific activity
Metropolis
The head od government of a city, town, or municipal corporation
Mayor
THe governing body of a city or town
City or town council
the system of local government that combines the strong political leadership of elected officials in the form of a council
COuncil manager plan
A court having jurisdiction over certain probate matters including civil commitments
County COmmissioners
THe chief law enforcment officer for the courts in a U.S. county
Sheriff
Head of police department
CHief of Police
A law written by a legislative board
Statues
A law, usuallty of a city or ocunty
Ordinances
A school board
Board of education
A member of the municipal legislative body in a town or city in many jurisdictions
Alderman