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    Local government has been largely described to be circulated around affairs which are of ‘peculiarly local significance’ (McLintock 1966), which can be easily gathered from the institutions name. The most commonly known branches of local government are; city, district and regional councils. Throughout New Zealand there are eleven regional councils, twelve city councils and fifty-four district councils (Janine Hayward 2016). Local government is a connecting bridge of sorts which brings together the

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    environments, there has become a mixture of different types of local governments, some of which overlap the same geographical areas. Some view this hodgepodge as a problem, and have offered various solutions. To understand the different types of local governments and how they overlap, one must first understand the development of urban areas, and the movement from urban to suburban areas. In the

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    TTLSS Project - Local Government Revenue A local government, like an individual family, needs to have an income. The reason for this is because in the same way that a family needs money in order to take care of its family members, so does a local government need to take care of its citizens. While the heads of households in a family goes to work in order to collect a paycheck, a local government gathers its income from the taxes that it charges for its everyday services to its citizens. Because

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    Role and legislative mandate of local municipality in intergovernmental relations and facilitation of specific project What is Intergovernmental Relations Intergovernmental relations is intended to promote and facilitate co-operative decision-making and make sure that policies and activities across all spheres encourage service delivery and meet the needs of citizens in an effective way. Although each sphere has different roles and responsibilities our Constitution recognises that the spheres cannot

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    Local Government: Lake County The general purpose of a local government is defined by, according to the Oxford Dictionary: "the administration of a particular town, county, or district, with representatives elected by those who live there.” This essay deals with local government of Lake County and its functionality as a service to the inhabitants. In order to cover what the local government of Lake County, this essay encompasses its historical foundation and how the administration came to be. As

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    I. Introduction In South African governance context the local government are the implementing agent of the national and provincial government, the responsibility of local government is to provide community with sustainable services. However in recent years we have seen many service delivery boycotts in South Africa as a failure of providing basic services at local government level. The maladministration of municipality and lack of community development together with participation has resultant the

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    Forms of Local Government The basis for county, city and special district governing and authority are laid out in the State Constitution and Government Code. Counties in California are responsible for providing limited services to unincorporated areas. The state Legislature created the Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) in 1963 to control local government fragmentation. The Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) gives counties the power to tax, create special districts and annex unincorporated

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    Local Government In Tourism

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    Local Government has no Role to Play in Tourist Development The local Government is one of the keys to tourism development, a complete contradiction to that of the essay statement, which I believe really has no ground to stand on. In this essay I will illustrate this point by showing the roles with which local government plays within the community, and the importance it has to creating a successfully developed tourism product that maximises the benefits for not only the residences of the community

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    The State and Local Government of the City of Melbourne The City of Melbourne which has a population of about 71,382 is operated under the Council-Manager form of government also known as the City-Manager plan (City of Melbourne, "About Melbourne"). The Council-Manager form of government was developed in 1908, and today is the most prominent form of local government in the United States. Over 3,000 governments operate under the Council-Manager form of government. The Council-Manager

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    A local government is a political subdivision of the state, constituted by law and may or may not have substantial or much control over local affairs. “Under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, all powers not granted to the federal government are reserved for the states and the people. All state governments are modeled after the federal government and consist of three branches: executive, legislative, and judicial. The U.S. Constitution mandates that all states uphold a "republican form"

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