Sangguniang Panlungsod

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The Sangguniang Panlungsod are the legislatures of city governments in the Philippines.wikipedia
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Cities of the Philippines

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The Sangguniang Panlungsod are the legislatures of city governments in the Philippines.
The vice mayor serves as the presiding officer of the Sangguniang Panlungsod (city council), which serves as the city's legislative body.

Legislative districts of the Philippines

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In absence of such a provision, it is then composed of ten elected councilors; on the other hand, if the city also corresponds to a legislative district, it then elects twelve.
Congressional districts are for House of Representatives, while there are districts for Sangguniang Panlalawigan, and some Sangguniang Panlungsod.

Bacoor

Bacoor CityBacoor CtyBacoor, Cavite
Pursuant to Chapter II, Title II, Book III of Republic Act No. 7160 or the Local Government Code of 1991, the city government is to be composed of a mayor (alkalde), a vice mayor (bise alkalde) and members (kagawad) of the legislative branch Sangguniang Panlungsod alongside a secretary to the said legislature, all of which are elected to a three-year term and are eligible to run for three consecutive terms.

Marikina

Marikina CityMariquinaMarikina, Philippines
The mayor is the executive head and leads the city's departments in executing city ordinances and improving public services, along with city councilors, while the vice mayor heads a legislative council, and these councilors represent the two (2) legislative districts of the city.

Baybay

Baybay City
The Sangguniang Panlungsod or the city council has the legislative power to create city ordinances.

Antipolo

Antipolo CityAntipolo, RizalCity of Antipolo
Its second highest official, the city vice mayor, primarily serves as presiding officer of the Sangguniang Panlungsod and assumes the position of city mayor in the event of its vacancy.

Cagayan de Oro

Cagayan de Oro CityCagayan de MisamisCagayan
The city political government is composed of the mayor, vice mayor, two congressional districts representatives, sixteen councilors, one Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Federation representative and an Association of Barangay Captains (ABC) representative.

Butuan

Butuan City Butuan CityAmbangan Archeological Site in Libertad
14th Sangguniang Panlungsod Members:

Lipa, Batangas

LipaLipa CityLipa City, Batangas
Pursuant to Chapter II, Title II, Book III of Republic Act No. 7160 or the Local Government Code of 1991, the city government is to be composed of a mayor (alkalde), a vice mayor (bise alkalde) and members (kagawad) of the legislative branch Sangguniang Panlungsod alongside a secretary to the said legislature, all of which are elected to a three-year term and are eligible to run for three consecutive terms.

Meycauayan

Meycauayan CityMecabayanMeycauayan City, Bulacan
The Sangguniang Panlungsod is the legislature of the government of Meycauayan.

Lucena, Philippines

LucenaLucena CityLucena, Quezon
Pursuant to Chapter II, Title II, Book III of Republic Act No. 7160 or the Local Government Code of 1991, the city government is to be composed of a mayor (alkalde), a vice mayor (bise alkalde) and members (kagawad) of the legislative branch Sangguniang Panlungsod alongside a secretary to the said legislature, all of which are elected to a three-year term and are eligible to run for three consecutive terms.

Malaybalay

Malaybalay CityCity of Malaybalay, BukidnonMailag, Malaybalay
The City is administered by the City Mayor together with the Vice Mayor and the Sangguniang Panlungsod.

Tacloban

Tacloban CityTacloban City, Leytea town
The Sangguniang Panlungsod or the city council has the legislative power to create city ordinances.

Valencia, Bukidnon

ValenciaValencia CityValencia City, Bukidnon
The legislative body comprises the members of the Sangguniang Panlungsod which serves as the city council.

Trece Martires

Trece Martires CityTrece MártiresTrece Martires Chartered City, Philippines

Philippine legal codes

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As defined by the Local Government Code of 1991, the legislatures have legislative and quasi-judicial powers and functions.

Legislature

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The Sangguniang Panlungsod are the legislatures of city governments in the Philippines. As defined by the Local Government Code of 1991, the legislatures have legislative and quasi-judicial powers and functions.

Quasi-judicial body

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As defined by the Local Government Code of 1991, the legislatures have legislative and quasi-judicial powers and functions.

Councillor

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The members of the Sangguniang Panlungsod, often referred to as councilors are either elected or ex-officio and includes a city's vice mayor who serves as the presiding officer.

Chairman

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The members of the Sangguniang Panlungsod, often referred to as councilors are either elected or ex-officio and includes a city's vice mayor who serves as the presiding officer.

Tagalog language

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The term was coined from the Tagalog words "sanggunian" and "lungsod" which means "city council".

City council

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The term was coined from the Tagalog words "sanggunian" and "lungsod" which means "city council".

Charter

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The number of elected councilors a city's Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of is prescribed in its charter.