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GA Local Gov't

Tubbs-GA Local Gov't

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Number of Georgia counties 159
Main governing authority in most Georgia counties Board of Commissioners
Subdivisions of the state set up to carry out certain government funtions Counties
A city with its own government Manicipality
City and county governments which form a single government Consolidated Government
Examples of a consolidated city-county government Columbus-Muscogee County, Athens-Clarke County, Augusta-Richmond County
Counties have the power to Tax, construct & maintain roads, and bridges
Board of Commissioners are Elected Serve 4 yr. staggered terms
Most county officials are Appointed
Examples of elected officials commissioners, clerk of superior court, sheriff, coroner
Most common type of city government in Georgia mayor-council form, council-manager form, commission form
In this form of government voters elect commissioners commission form
In this form of government the commissioners elect the mayor commission form
In this form of government the voters elect a city council that establishes laws and policies council-manager form
In this form of government a manager is hired who is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the city council-manager form
In a ________ - mayor system, the city council has both legislative and executive powers weak-mayor system
In a ________- mayor system the mayor has limited powers weak-mayor system
In a ________-mayor system the mayor is primarily a figurehead weak-mayor system
In a ________ - mayor system the mayor is a strong leader who proposes legislation, prepares the budget, appoints all department heads, and has veto power strong-mayor system
Atlanta has this type of mayor system strong-mayor system
Smyrna has this type of mayor system weak-mayor system
Savannah has this type of government council-manager form
This form of government is created for a single jor or single group of tasks special-purpose district
Examples of special-purpose district school systems (boards of education), MARTA, Public Housing Authority, Airport and Port authorities, fire departments, parks and recreaton authorities
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