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Chapter 21: Local G

Mr. C Local Government-Holt

Revenue Bonds Paid off from funds collected for tolls & user charges.
Council-Manager System System of city government where the legislature appoints the chief executive.
Suburbs Residential areas surrounding a city.
Megalopolis Group of metropolitan areas that border one another. (Baltimore-Washington Region)
General-Obligation Bonds Rely on local government's taxing authority for repayment: usually funds long-term projects.
City Managers People who oversee metropolitan services.
Rural Area People live in small towns, farms, or ranches.
Mayor-Council System City government that has a chief executive & a separate legislature.
Special Districts Local government units that do a single service & independent from other government units.
Metropolitan Areas Urban areas of 50,000 or more people, its suburbs, and counties.
Government Fees Charges for use of public facilities & services.
Taxation Used by most governments to fund operations.
Commission System of city government that has no separate legislative & executive branches.
State Charter Established local governments.
Municipalities Incorporated villages, towns, & cities that have a state charter.
Created by: rdchiar