Braxton County: A Case Study

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The county commission is the local government in each of the fifty five counties. Fifty-four counties elect commissions that have 3 members while Jefferson County has a five-member. There are many different roles they do in Braxton County and many different people are in evolved in helping are county out. The county clerk has a big role in helping are county. Each county elects a county clerk whose responsibilities include the management of records of the county commission and election duties. The primary responsibilities center around two basic functions to act as clerk fiscal officer of the county commission. To act as the receiver of fees charged for the instruments filed and recorded within the county. Here are some other

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