The title given in statutes of several states to the aggregate body of officers of a municipal corporation, or to certain of those officers (excluding the others) who are vested with authority in regard to the particular matter spoken of in the statute, as, taxation. bonded debt, regulation of the sale of liquors, etc. See People v. Knopf, 171 111. 191. 40 N. E. 424; State v. Andrews, 11 Neb. 523, 10 N. W. 410; Com. v. Upper Darby Auditors, 2 Pa. Dist. R. 89; Schaeffer v. l’.onham, 95 111. 382

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