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Local Government
(incorporation)
Kevin Johnson)
(Home Rule)
(Brown Act)
1. The process of legally forming a municipal corporation.
2. He is the current mayor of the city of Sacramento. (
3. The concept that local people are more familiar with and t…
4. A state law which requires that the governing body or any…
(incorporation)
1. The process of legally forming a municipal corporation.
Kevin Johnson)
2. He is the current mayor of the city of Sacramento. (
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
30 terms
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
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
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
11 terms
Local Government
Where do all the powers of local gover…
What are ordinances?
List at least four powers that local g…
What is the name of the legislative br…
The Virginia Constitution or Acts by the General Assembly (VA…
Local Laws
• enforce state and local laws... • protect public safety (i.e.…
Board of Supervisors ... *They adopt an annual budget and enact…
Where do all the powers of local gover…
The Virginia Constitution or Acts by the General Assembly (VA…
What are ordinances?
Local Laws
10 terms
Local Government
Who creates local gov
Board
Township
Special District
states create them
is a group of people who manage the business of an organization
is a duty, apart of the local govs
unit of gov that generally provides a single service
Who creates local gov
states create them
Board
is a group of people who manage the business of an organization
15 terms
Local Government
Commissioners Court
General Laws
Home Rules
At-Large Elections
The administrative body of a county. In Texas, there are four…
Statutes that pertain to all municipalities and do not have h…
The ability of cities in Texas with a population of 5000 or m…
Elections in which any candidates running for public must run…
Commissioners Court
The administrative body of a county. In Texas, there are four…
General Laws
Statutes that pertain to all municipalities and do not have h…
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
26 terms
Chapter 24: Local Government
Local Governments
State Governments
Counties
Townships
In charge of roads, law enforcement, parks, waste disposal, e…
Trump local government powers
Usually the largest local governments. Usually run by a count…
More common in New England and the Midwest. They vary in size…
Local Governments
In charge of roads, law enforcement, parks, waste disposal, e…
State Governments
Trump local government powers
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
Local Government
County
Board of Commissioners
County Seat
Elected officials in county government
Subdivisions of the state set up to carry out certain governm…
The elected governing body for most Georgia counties. The com…
The city or town where the county government is located.
The number of officials in a county depends on the population…
County
Subdivisions of the state set up to carry out certain governm…
Board of Commissioners
The elected governing body for most Georgia counties. The com…
22 terms
Local Government
The Governor of California
The California State Assembly
The California Supreme Court Location
The San Diego County Board of Supervis…
Jerry Brown
80 members; elected by elections
San Francisco
5 members;
The Governor of California
Jerry Brown
The California State Assembly
80 members; elected by elections
85 terms
Local Government
Clerk
Common Council
Municipal Judge
Treasurer
Both
City, elected, 2yr terms
Village
Both
Clerk
Both
Common Council
City, elected, 2yr terms
27 terms
Local Government
Define the Dillion Rule?
Define the Unitary system?
Texas Cities fall in one of two catego…
There are three common structures of c…
Cities are subordinate of the State that they exist in. They…
This then makes cities existing within a state function under…
General Law: (Sub 5,000 pop.) are very limited cities in term…
1. Mayor-Council... Weak Mayor; or Strong Mayor... 2. Council-Man…
Define the Dillion Rule?
Cities are subordinate of the State that they exist in. They…
Define the Unitary system?
This then makes cities existing within a state function under…
22 terms
Local Government
Characteristics of Local Government
Counties
Municipalities
Special Districts
•Are bound by federal and state laws ... •Are bound by the U.S.…
Geographical subdivisions of state government
Political jurisdictions such as cities, villages, or towns, i…
Local governmental units created for a single purpose, such a…
Characteristics of Local Government
•Are bound by federal and state laws ... •Are bound by the U.S.…
Counties
Geographical subdivisions of state government
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…
12 terms
State and Local Government
reserved
governor
bicameral
unicameral
set aside
chief executive officer of the state - Governor Terry Bransta…
two-house (representatives & senate)
one house (Nebraska's system)
reserved
set aside
governor
chief executive officer of the state - Governor Terry Bransta…
12 terms
Local Government
# of counties
Expenditure
Education
Weak-Mayor Council
159
Money spent by government
Largest percentage is spent on this
Mayor is figurehead
# of counties
159
Expenditure
Money spent by government
20 terms
State Government & Local Government :)
Northwest Ordinance's (1787) provision…
Name for the Ohio State Legislature
When Ohio entered the Union?
Cite major changes the 1851 Ohio Const…
Provided how a territory could become a state...in stages bas…
Ohio General Assembly
1803
Took some power from the legislature, added another layer of…
Northwest Ordinance's (1787) provision…
Provided how a territory could become a state...in stages bas…
Name for the Ohio State Legislature
Ohio General Assembly
20 terms
State Government & Local Government :)
Northwest Ordinance's (1787) provision…
Name for the Ohio State Legislature
When Ohio entered the Union?
Cite major changes the 1851 Ohio Const…
provided process for how a northwest territory would become a…
Ohio General Assembly
March 1, 1803 ... 17th state
Gave more power to the people and allowed them to vote for go…
Northwest Ordinance's (1787) provision…
provided process for how a northwest territory would become a…
Name for the Ohio State Legislature
Ohio General Assembly
9 terms
Unit 7: State and Local Government - Local Government
Three types of local governments
Board of Supervisors
School board
Manager
Counties, Cities, and Towns
Legislative branch of the county.
Makes decisions regarding education in cities and counties.
Appointed executive branch for county, city, and towns.
Three types of local governments
Counties, Cities, and Towns
Board of Supervisors
Legislative branch of the county.
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
municipality
city
county
sheriff
a unit of local government that is by incorporated by the sta…
The largest type of municipality
subdivision of state government formed to carry out state law…
(in the US) an elected officer in a county who is responsible…
municipality
a unit of local government that is by incorporated by the sta…
city
The largest type of municipality
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…
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
22 terms
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.
14 terms
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
17 terms
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
32 terms
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
20 terms
State Government & Local Government :)
Northwest Ordinance's (1787) provision…
Name for the Ohio State Legislature
When Ohio entered the Union?
Cite major changes the 1851 Ohio Const…
provided a process for a territory to become a new state
general Assembly
March 1, 1803 ----17th state
it gave less power to general assembly and more power to the…
Northwest Ordinance's (1787) provision…
provided a process for a territory to become a new state
Name for the Ohio State Legislature
general Assembly
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…
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…
19 terms
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…
20 terms
Local Government
Bylaw
Councillor
Council
Ward
A law passed by a local government.
A person elected to local government.
A group of elected representatives who make decisions for a l…
An area a councillor is in charge of.
Bylaw
A law passed by a local government.
Councillor
A person elected to local government.
16 terms
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…
9 terms
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
12 terms
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-…
20 terms
State and Local Government
Nancy McFarlane
Harold Weinbrecht
Pat McCrory
Dan Forest
Mayor of Raleigh
Mayor of Cary
Governor
Lt. Governor
Nancy McFarlane
Mayor of Raleigh
Harold Weinbrecht
Mayor of Cary
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
8 terms
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
49 terms
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…
9 terms
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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