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civics chapter12

study guide to chapter12 civics

board a group of people who manage the business of an organization.
ordinances local laws.
municipality a government that serves people who live in urban areas.
utilities services needed by the public such as water, gas, and electricity.
zoning local rules that divide a community into areas and tell how the land in each area can be used.
property tax a tax on land and buildings
intergovernmental revenue money given by one level of government to another.
grant when federal an state governments give money to local governments.
councils of governments groups that work together to meet regional needs.
home rule the right to write their own charter.
Created by: EdwardIV