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Chapter 14 civics

Policy Set of rules or guidelines
Public policy the cource of action the goverment takes response to an issue or problem
planning commission advisory group that may include government leaders, businesspoeple, local residents and professionals
short-term plan policy meant to be carried out over the next few years
long-term plan broader policy meants to serve as a guide over the next 10, 20, or even 50 years
infrastructure system of roads, bridges, water, and sewers
priority goals a community considers most important or most urgent
reesource money, people, and materials available to accomplish the community's goals
master plan a plan that states a set of goals and ecplains how the governemtn will carry them out to meet changing needs over time
Chater school schools that receive stat funding, but are excused from meeting many public school regulations
tuition voicher a kind of government money order
community policing local police force visibly keeping the peace and patrolling neighborhoods
welfare the health, prosperity and happiness of the members of a community
environmentalism movment concerned with peotcting the environment
solid waste tecnical name for garbage
landfill place where garbage is dumped
NIMBY not in my back yard
toxic poisonous
recycle reusing old materials to make new ones
conservation preservation and protection of our natual resources
Created by: KaitlinSu