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Civics Ch.14 voc

county normally the largest territorial and political subdivision of a state
county seat a town where the county courthouse is located
ordinance a law, usually of a city or county
incorporate to receive a state charter, officially reorganizing the government of a locality
charter a written document granting land and the authority to set up colonial governments. or a government document granting permission to organize a corporation.
home rule allows cities to to write their own charters, choose their own type of government, and manage their own affairs
at-large election an election for an area as a whole for example, statewide
public policy the course of action the government takes in response to an issue or problem
special district a unit of government that deals with a specific function such as education, water supply, or transportation
balanced budget annual budget in which expenditures equal revenues
Created by: jocelynmoses