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Local Government!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Bylaw
Councillor
Different school boards are.....
What is a mayor?
A law that is special to a city. I.e you have to wear a helme…
A person voted in to the city government by voters. They take…
Public, Cathlic, Francophone, Seperate
A mayor is someone who represents and runs a city. Reeves are…
Bylaw
A law that is special to a city. I.e you have to wear a helme…
Councillor
A person voted in to the city government by voters. They take…
8 terms
Chapter 9 - Local Government
City
county
sheriff
ordinance
a large town or metropolis with its own government
a division of state government formed to carry out state laws…
an elected official, in charge of several deputies (police of…
regulations (rules) that govern a community
City
a large town or metropolis with its own government
county
a division of state government formed to carry out state laws…
40 terms
Local Government
Why do we have local government?
What is a forum?
Who are councilors?
What is a council?
people living in a communtiy are better suited to solve a com…
a place wher public meetings and discussions take place
a person who is elected to to represent the people of a local…
a group of representatives that make decisions for a local area
Why do we have local government?
people living in a communtiy are better suited to solve a com…
What is a forum?
a place wher public meetings and discussions take place
6 terms
Local, State, and National Government
council
community
politics
taxes
a group of people who are chosen to make rules, laws, or deci…
a group of people who live in the same area such as a city, t…
the work or job of people such as elected officials who are p…
Fees for the support of government required to be paid by peo…
council
a group of people who are chosen to make rules, laws, or deci…
community
a group of people who live in the same area such as a city, t…
25 terms
Local Government
8 Services your local government provi…
Why do we have local government?
Why do governments collect taxes?
Taxes citizens of Okotoks pay.
Seniors facility, Parks & Recreation, Roads, Libraries, Publi…
To provide services to meet the needs of the people.
Tax money is spent on the services we are provided with.
-property tax, user fees, rental fees, sales tax, income tax
8 Services your local government provi…
Seniors facility, Parks & Recreation, Roads, Libraries, Publi…
Why do we have local government?
To provide services to meet the needs of the people.
22 terms
Unit 2: Local Government
Federalism
Lay people
Efficacy
Article 78
a system in which power is divided between the national and s…
a person without professional or specialized knowledge of a t…
the power to produce a desired result; a positive characteris…
NYS Law; authorizes a special proceeding for judicial review…
Federalism
a system in which power is divided between the national and s…
Lay people
a person without professional or specialized knowledge of a t…
13 terms
Local Government Review
Mayor-Council System
Commission System
Council Manager System
Number of Counties in Ohio
most common, favored by large cities, executive power- Mayor,…
only a small number of cities use this, the city is divided i…
city council appoints manager, city council is elected, commo…
88
Mayor-Council System
most common, favored by large cities, executive power- Mayor,…
Commission System
only a small number of cities use this, the city is divided i…
9 terms
Local Government
Taxes
mayor
3 branches of government
3 levels of government from smallest t…
money paid to the government
is the head of the executive branch on the local level
executive, legislative, judicial
local, state, and national
Taxes
money paid to the government
mayor
is the head of the executive branch on the local level
7 terms
Local Government
What is the next smallest unit of gove…
Where does a local government get its…
What is the purpose of a county/town/c…
What are some services that local gove…
counties, towns and cities... Ex: Loudoun County, Town of Vienna…
the state
Provide services directly to people
Schools... Parks and playgrounds... Police... Libraries... Run hospitals…
What is the next smallest unit of gove…
counties, towns and cities... Ex: Loudoun County, Town of Vienna…
Where does a local government get its…
the state
Local Government
Document that gives local governments…
A City Document that lists their powers.
Chief executive of a city
What are laws that local governments c…
VA Constitution
Charter
Mayor
Ordinances
Document that gives local governments…
VA Constitution
A City Document that lists their powers.
Charter
51 terms
Local Government
What is a municipality?
What is a township?
What is a county?
What is the county seat?
town or city government
subdivision of counties
subdivision of states
the center of county government, including the courthouse and…
What is a municipality?
town or city government
What is a township?
subdivision of counties
10 terms
Local Government
How many counties in Georgia?
Each county has the same type of gover…
What is a county seat?
What is the main role of county govern…
159
By a Board of Commissioners, elected in districts within the…
The location of the county's government. Ex. Marietta is Cobb…
To provide services to the county's residents: built roads, p…
How many counties in Georgia?
159
Each county has the same type of gover…
By a Board of Commissioners, elected in districts within the…
27 terms
Local Government
County
Mayor
In a "strong" mayor-council city gover…
In a "weak" mayor-council form of gove…
Commissioner
City
Mayor
City council ... Mayor is a Figurehead
County
Commissioner
Mayor
City
10 terms
Local Government
What do you call the leaders of a coun…
What are the three types of city gover…
What type of city government does Bufo…
Who is on Buford's city council? Who i…
commissioners
strong mayor council, weak mayor council, and council manager
council manager
Philip Bear, Michael Smith, and Chris Burge... C.M - Brian Kerlin
What do you call the leaders of a coun…
commissioners
What are the three types of city gover…
strong mayor council, weak mayor council, and council manager
16 terms
local government
how many units of local government are…
what is the largest unit of local gove…
in what two states does county governm…
in what state is a county considered a…
85,000
county
Connecticut, and Rhode Island
louisiana
how many units of local government are…
85,000
what is the largest unit of local gove…
county
5 terms
Local Government
What is the capitol of Alaska?
Who is the current governor of Alaska?
Who presides over your local government?
What is the head executive of a state…
Juneau
Bill Walker
Wasilla Mayor - Bert Cottle
Governor
What is the capitol of Alaska?
Juneau
Who is the current governor of Alaska?
Bill Walker
Local Government
Incorporation
Kevin Johnson
Home Rule
Brown Act
The process of legally forming a munciple corporation
He is the current mayor of Sacramento
The concept that local people are more familiar with and ther…
A state law which requires that a governing body or any board…
Incorporation
The process of legally forming a munciple corporation
Kevin Johnson
He is the current mayor of Sacramento
Local Government
Board
Ordinances
Municipality
Utilities
A group of people who manage the business of an organization
Local laws
A government that serves people who live in an urban area
Services needed by the public
Board
A group of people who manage the business of an organization
Ordinances
Local laws
Local Government
1. Ordinance
2. Board of Supervisors
3. School Board
4. Town Council
Local Laws
the governing body of a county. They pass ordinances for thei…
the governing body of a school system. Each county and city h…
similar to a Board of Supervisors, but they enact ordinances…
1. Ordinance
Local Laws
2. Board of Supervisors
the governing body of a county. They pass ordinances for thei…
20 terms
Local Government Test
Mike Huether
Brian Maher
Mayor-Council
commission
mayor of Sioux Falls
Superintendent of Sioux Falls schools
form of Government for the city of Sioux Falls
form of government for Minnehaha County, combines both execut…
Mike Huether
mayor of Sioux Falls
Brian Maher
Superintendent of Sioux Falls schools
Local Government
municipality
cities, towns, townships
states
NC state constitution; NC General Asse…
anything smaller than a county
examples of municipalities in NHC
Who creates local governments?
What gives who the right to create local governments?
municipality
anything smaller than a county
cities, towns, townships
examples of municipalities in NHC
Local Government
Election
Tax
Council
mayor
Thev process by which citizens vote for people to represent t…
A fee citizens and others pay to local, state, and national g…
A group of officials who make rules or laws
The leader of communities' government
Election
Thev process by which citizens vote for people to represent t…
Tax
A fee citizens and others pay to local, state, and national g…
7 terms
local government
Counties
Towns
Cities
Local courts
board of supervisors
town council
city council
district ... circuit... juvenile and domestic... small claims
Counties
board of supervisors
Towns
town council
10 terms
Local Government
County Seat
Franklin
The commissioners two activities are
The largest county in NC is
Is the center of government for a county
Macon county's county seat
Decide how much citizens pay in taxes and how tax money will…
Mecklenburg county with 695,000 people
County Seat
Is the center of government for a county
Franklin
Macon county's county seat
15 terms
Local Government
County
Board of Commissioners
County Seat
Revenue
A subdivison of the state set up to carry out certain goverme…
The elected governing body for most Georgia counties (10)
The city or town where the county government is located
A source of income (15)
County
A subdivison of the state set up to carry out certain goverme…
Board of Commissioners
The elected governing body for most Georgia counties (10)
14 terms
Local Government
incorporate
city charter
home rule
ordinance
to receive a state charter, officially recognizing the govern…
a document granting power to a local government
allows cities to write their own charters, choose their own t…
a law, usually of a city or county
incorporate
to receive a state charter, officially recognizing the govern…
city charter
a document granting power to a local government
10 terms
Local Government
Power
Authority
Mayor
City Council
the ability to make someone do something you want them to do
the right to use power
an elected leader of a community who is given the authority t…
a group of people chosen to at the local level
Power
the ability to make someone do something you want them to do
Authority
the right to use power
42 terms
Local Government
public regulation
ad valorem tax
board of commissioners
citizenship
a law affecting such issues as morals,... public health, busines…
a tax on real and personal property that... is imposed on the pr…
the elected governing body for most Georgia counties
denotes the rights and responsibilities of a natural-born or…
public regulation
a law affecting such issues as morals,... public health, busines…
ad valorem tax
a tax on real and personal property that... is imposed on the pr…
Local Government
Ordinance
Board of Supervisors
School board
Town Council
Local law
The governing body of a county. They pass ordinance for their…
The governing body of the school system. Each county and city…
Similar to a board of supervisors, but they enact ordinances…
Ordinance
Local law
Board of Supervisors
The governing body of a county. They pass ordinance for their…
Local Government
Adopt
Agenda
Appointed.
Board of Supervisors
to vote on and approve
plan to implement.
placed in a position
the legislative branch at the county level of government.
Adopt
to vote on and approve
Agenda
plan to implement.
35 terms
Local Government
Of all three levels of government, ___…
Louisiana has ___ parishes.
How many special districts does Louisi…
A legal principle that local governmen…
local government;... -Drinking water... -Schools... -Streets... -Park…
64
over 2000
Dillon's Rule
Of all three levels of government, ___…
local government;... -Drinking water... -Schools... -Streets... -Park…
Louisiana has ___ parishes.
64
local government
adopt
agenda
appointed
board of supervisors
to vote on an approve
plan to implement
placed in a position
the legislative branch at the county level of government
adopt
to vote on an approve
agenda
plan to implement
53 terms
Local government
town councillor
mayor, mayoress
town hall
town clerk
conseiller municipal
maire
mairie
secrétaire de mairie
town councillor
conseiller municipal
mayor, mayoress
maire
Local Government
Adopt
Agenda
Appointed
Board of Supervisors
to vote on and approve.
plan to implement.
placed in a position.
the legislative branch at the county level of government.
Adopt
to vote on and approve.
Agenda
plan to implement.
19 terms
Local Government
Commissioners Court
County Judge
Constables
Tax Assessor-Collector
4 commissioner in every county + County judge. County council…
In charge of county's commissioner court
○ Low-level functions, mostly deliver warrants. Process divor…
○ Collects local and state taxes in county areas... ○ Sales tax…
Commissioners Court
4 commissioner in every county + County judge. County council…
County Judge
In charge of county's commissioner court
Local government
Precedent
Impartial
An ex post facto law
Constitutional law
When cases cannot be decided by statute, judges rely on
Jury members must be
A new law states to anyone who used fireworks at last year's…
Which type of laws involved if a defendant argues that he or…
Precedent
When cases cannot be decided by statute, judges rely on
Impartial
Jury members must be
22 terms
Local Government
municipality
charter
ordinances
county executive
a unit of local government that is incorporated by the state;…
basic plan for local government-defines its powers responsibi…
regulations that govern local communities/police officers mus…
top executive of county; appoints and supervises department h…
municipality
a unit of local government that is incorporated by the state;…
charter
basic plan for local government-defines its powers responsibi…
24 terms
Local Government
Counties
County Seat
Board of Commissioners
ordinance
Subdivisions of the state
city where the county government is located
The typical form of county government in which they are elect…
a law adopted by county or city
Counties
Subdivisions of the state
County Seat
city where the county government is located
14 terms
Local government
Government
Law
Tax
Patriotism
A group of citizens that runs a community, state, or country
Rule that people in the community must follow
Money paid to the government that is used to pay for services
Feeling of pride people have for their country
Government
A group of citizens that runs a community, state, or country
Law
Rule that people in the community must follow
12 terms
Local Government
Locality
County
City
Town (incorporated)
Local government units such as city, county or town.... Ex. the…
A unit of local government that elects a Board of Supervisors…
A unit of local government that elects a City Council.... Ex. C…
A unit of local government that elects a Town Council but sti…
Locality
Local government units such as city, county or town.... Ex. the…
County
A unit of local government that elects a Board of Supervisors…
11 terms
local government
mayor council system
council -manager system
commission system
judicial branch in local government
An elected mayor is chief executive , and elected city counci…
An elected council creates laws and policies ,the council hir…
elected commissioners oversee city departments and create pol…
cities and counties usually have their won courts , which: ar…
mayor council system
An elected mayor is chief executive , and elected city counci…
council -manager system
An elected council creates laws and policies ,the council hir…
Local Government
Municipalities
Needs for Local government
County
Head of country government
A local government that is incorporated by the state and that…
Street cleaning... Trash pick up... Police and fire protection... Educ…
A division of state government formed to carry out state laws…
Has the power to pass laws regarding real estate, sales and p…
Municipalities
A local government that is incorporated by the state and that…
Needs for Local government
Street cleaning... Trash pick up... Police and fire protection... Educ…
Local Government
Ordinance
Board of Supervisors
School Board
Town Council
Local laws
The governing body of a county. They pass ordinances for thei…
The governing body of a school system. Each county and city h…
Similar to a Board of Supervisors, they enact ordinances for…
Ordinance
Local laws
Board of Supervisors
The governing body of a county. They pass ordinances for thei…
Local Government
county
county seat
ordinance
incorporate
a political and administrative division of a state, providing…
the town that is the governmental center of a county
a piece of legislation enacted by a municipal authority.
constitute (a company, city, or other organization) as a lega…
county
a political and administrative division of a state, providing…
county seat
the town that is the governmental center of a county
Local Government
County
Municipality
Unincorporated area
State judicial Branch
-largest administrative division of the state... -the main struc…
-a political unit like a city, town, or village that is self-…
a region of land that is not governed by its own local munici…
Magistrate-traffic violations, guilty pleas for misdemeanors,…
County
-largest administrative division of the state... -the main struc…
Municipality
-a political unit like a city, town, or village that is self-…
Local Government
County
Council
Mayor
County Seat
Part of a state
A group of people who meet to make laws.
The leader of a community government.
The city or town in which the main offices of the county gove…
County
Part of a state
Council
A group of people who meet to make laws.
16 terms
local government
citizen
laws
taxes
election
member of a nation
people must obey these
one duty of citizenship is to pay money to the government whi…
one right of citizenship that can be viewed as a duty is to v…
citizen
member of a nation
laws
people must obey these
Local Government
Older US Senator
Younger US Senator
US Congressman
CT Governor
Richard Blumenthal D
Chris Murphy D
Jim Himes D
Dannel Malloy D
Older US Senator
Richard Blumenthal D
Younger US Senator
Chris Murphy D
Local Government
Local government is divided between
Counties
Municipalities
County government
counties and municipalities
largest territorial and political subdivisions in NC. Created…
Cities, towns, and villages (504)
Each county has a county seat/ counties headquarters. Mecklen…
Local government is divided between
counties and municipalities
Counties
largest territorial and political subdivisions in NC. Created…
Local Government
1. Original Jurisdiction
2. Appellate Jurisdiction-
3. Juvenile
4. Jury-
The court that has the authority to try a case first. To hear…
The court that has the authority to hear your appeal once a v…
a person under the age of 18 (a minor)
A group of citizens (12) who decide if a person is guilty or…
1. Original Jurisdiction
The court that has the authority to try a case first. To hear…
2. Appellate Jurisdiction-
The court that has the authority to hear your appeal once a v…
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