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In the Netherlands and Belgium, the MAYOR (Dutch : burgemeester or French : bourgmestre) is an appointed government position, whose main responsibility is chairing the executive and legislative councils of a municipality . The title is sometimes translated in English as burgomaster .

NETHERLANDS

In the Netherlands, mayors chair both the council of mayor and aldermen and the municipal council . They are members of the council of mayor and aldermen (Dutch : college van burgemeester en wethouders (B;background:none transparent;border:none;-moz-box-shadow:none;-webkit-box-shadow:none;box-shadow:none;">v

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Local government in the Netherlands

PROVINCIAL

* States-Provincial
States-Provincial
(Provinciale Staten) * Provincial-Executive (Gedeputeerde Staten) * King\'s Commissioner (Commissaris van de Koning)

WATER BOARDS

* General board (hoofdingelanden) * Executive board (college van dijkgraaf en heemraden) * Dike-reeve (dijkgraaf) * Executive (heemraad)

MUNICIPAL

* Municipal council (gemeenteraad) * Municipal board (college van burgemeester en wethouders) * Mayor (burgemeester) * Alderman (wethouder)

URBAN DISTRICTS

* Boroughs of Amsterdam * Boroughs of Rotterdam

SPECIAL MUNICIPALITIES

* Island council * Governing council * Lieutenant

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