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SOL CE.08a

Civics & Economics SOL CE.08a

What are the three units of local government in Virginia? Counties, Towns, and Cities
Who is elected to make the laws and adopt the budget in a county? Board of Supervisors
Who is elected to make the laws and adopt the budget in a town? Town Council
Who is elected to make the laws and adopt the budget in a city? City Council
How can someone become the mayor? Elected by voters or appointed by council
Who is hired by the legislative branch to oversee the daily operations of the local government? Manager
Who can be elected or appointed to oversee the operations of the public schools in a city or county? School Board
Citizens of a town receive and pay for services from both the town and… county
Powers of local governments? 1. Enforce state and local… laws
Powers of local governments? 2. Promote public… health
Powers of local governments? 3. Protect public… safety
Powers of local governments? 4. Educate… children
Powers of local governments? 5. Protect the… environment
Powers of local governments? 6. Regulate… land use
Powers of local governments? 7. Levy and collect… taxes
Who settles judicial disputes in a city or county? The State Courts
Who is elected in every locality to protect public safety and enforce the laws? Sheriff
Who is elected in every locality to provide services and maintain the records at the courthouse? Clerk of the Circuit Court
Who is elected to appraise taxes in every locality? Commissioner of Revenue
Who is elected in every locality to manage funds and payments? Treasurer
Created by: Warren_Fisher
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