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City commission government
City commission government is a kind of government in the United States. Many cities use it. People vote for a commission.
Des Moines, Iowa was the first city outside of Texas to use this government. The biggest city that uses this government is Portland, Oregon. A measure to change to the council-manager form of government was defeated 76%-24% on the May 2007 ballot.
- Handbook of Texas Online, s.v. "COMMISSION FORM OF CITY GOVERNMENT," (accessed May 26, 2009).
- "Government - The City of Portland, Oregon". http://www.portlandonline.com/index.cfm?c=25783. Retrieved 19 May 2017.
- "Clackamas County special election 2007 results". 23 February 2012. Archived from the original on 23 February 2012. https://web.archive.org/web/20120223194647/http://www.clackamasreview.com/news/story.php?story_id=117916333035873300. Retrieved 19 May 2017.