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Metropolitan councils of governments.

Royce Hanson

Metropolitan councils of governments.

An information report.

by Royce Hanson

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Published by Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Metropolitan government -- United States

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJS422 .H3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 69 p.
      Number of Pages69
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6009527M
      LC Control Number66062998
      OCLC/WorldCa2190634

      The two authors and 18 contributors explore the global metropolitan ‘renaissance’, document the history of metropolitan debate in Australia and demonstrate metropolitan governance failures. They then discuss the merits of establishing metropolitan governments, including economic, fiscal, transport, land use, housing and environmental benefits. Because the metropolitan governments would be larger than current city governments and would be subject to a professional review, it is assumed that the best type of metropolitan government would be a checks-and-balances type government based on separation of powers with a strong mayor as executive, a council as a legislature, and a. the City of Armadale, acting on behalf of a group of twenty metropolitan local governments (G20 _), to assist in the preparation of potential submissions for individual local councils on the Metropolitan Local Government Reform (MLGR) process initiated by the State Government. The Madison County Council of Governments has released a new website! The new website was built with the end-user in mind and was optimized for the desktop, tablet, and smartphone. Featured resources are still on the home page while additional information is organized into Team pages or the Document Archive.


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