(redirected from Aldermen)
Also found in: Dictionary, Legal.
Related to Aldermen: deputation, alderpersons, jalousies
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Words related to alderman

a member of a municipal legislative body (as a city council)

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
aldermen voted 6-3 to begin the process of amending the city code to allow for two dispensaries, as long as they're linked to an established medical marijuana business, among other regulations.
Ex-councillor Roger Johnston says the group of Aldermen were appointed more than a year ago but have yet to be given their formal badges, which csot around PS550 each to produce.
David Crawford, a representative for the company, told aldermen that they recently launched websites for Sharkey and Yazoo counties.
The tradition of appointing aldermen was scrapped in 1974 following local government re-organisation, said Lord Mayor Tim Sawdon.
There are no formal rights but it is normal for honorary aldermen to be invited to civic and ceremonial events.
Castle Morpeth Borough Council is planning to confer the prestigious title of Honorary Aldermen on its members for the final time before it disappears under the switch to unitary local government.
Decades after Despres' tenure on the council, aldermen still vote with the mayor most of the time.
He meets both of the qualifications, which are that Aldermen must have been a councillor for 15 years or served for at least 12 years as a committee chairman.
Muhammad Afzal's bid to become one of the city's aldermen - a status almost automatically conferred on long-standing former councillors - was blocked by Liberal Democrats and Conservatives on a 61-42 vote.
Daley, four years after his election as mayor, was successfully courting--critics would say co-opting--some of the city's most respected Black leaders, offering city services and contracts to woo ministers, heads of community organizations and even other aldermen, who not long before had sworn they were committed members of the city's independent movement.
-- Name the political issue or social cause du jour, and the aldermen in this Triangle town probably have adopted some sort of resolution or public statement on the topic.
On 2 July 1306, the aldermen of Ypres, for example, levied the fine of 30 sous on Pierre Spelisant for wounds he inflicted on his wife, Catherine de Morbeke.(48) On 24 November, 1319, Louis de Nevers, eldest son of the count of Flanders, condemned Walter Masiere to pilgrimages to St.
The idea is endorsed by other prominent black political leaders, including activist Sokoni Karanja of the Center for New Horizons and Aldermen Virgil Jones and Robert Shaw, who feel that gun bans prevent law-abiding citizens from protecting themselves.
This too makes him stand out: after approving a $296 million municipal bond issue for infrastructure repairs recently, 15 aldermen designated part of the money to repave streets in front of their homes.