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    The field of engineering impacts our society in many, many ways. There are the most obvious impacts, technological and technical improvements (means of transportation, electronics, resource distributions services, et cetera), but there are impacts that may be somewhat vague, such as global and societal impacts. Both impacts must be weighted equally by the modern, citizen engineer. As an engineering student in southeast Ohio, one of the more recent and relevant examples of engineering impacting a society is the construction of the Nelsonville Bypass project. U.S. Route 33 ran through this small town, of approximately 5,400 people, and this section typically averaged about 19,000 vehicles per day with 15 percent being semi trucks. This section of highway was narrow in width, and would typically add about twenty to thirty minutes of travel time to the average commuter. It was proposed to build a bypass around Nelsonville, which would creating a better transportation for motorists while at the same time protect the wildlife living in Wayne National Forest. The proposal was accepted and construction started in 2007. The bypass was opened to motorists in 2013. One of the most important considerations during planning was determining the effect the bypass would have on Nelsonville. There are many positive impacts on Nelsonville, as well as some negatives. I will start with the negatives. The most glaring negative impact of the bypass is speculated economic downturn of the local…

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    For example, both buildings encountered many obstacles and problems. To begin with, the Parthenon's total cost was 469 talents. As a result of the extreme price, some people disagreed with the building of the Parthenon. This was a problem because Athens was democratic, meaning that if the majority of people didn’t want the Parthenon to be built, it wouldn’t be able to be built. The cost alone was not the only main factor in not everyone liking the Parthenon, it was the fact that the some of the…

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    Types of external considerations within Rutherford County are related to natural disasters, political disasters and macroeconomic shifts, including inflation, rate of growth, and unemployment. As a measure to offset natural disasters, we have relationships with other counties across the state coordinate efforts with our Emergency Management team. Indeed, the county 's mitigation planning efforts consist of local, state, and federal assistance. Unfortunately, there are few measures to plan for…

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    Haoyu Zhao PUP432 10.15.2015 Case Brief Contractors And Builders Association Of Pinellas County V. City Of Dunedin Background Context Until the 20th century, the general law in Florida stipulated that local governments could only obtain funds from public revenues as they had no authority to taxes. The local government made the realization that these funds were insufficient for running the everyday affairs of the growing county. For this reason, the county turned to private sources…

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    City-states of the ancient world were one of the first political entities with democratic governance. Part of the democratic process is authorizing individuals to make decisions, holding these individuals accountable, and for these individual to be responsive to the needs of the community (Pitkin, 1957). Today, cities have low levels of democratic participation that hold elected officials accountable and authorize them to have the power to make a decision. At the same time, a majority of the…

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    the User-Friendly Budget may not create further citizen engagement based upon the research. Research has shown that by studying the budget process in all 50 states, we ended up with a wide variety of requirements. The only similarity that appears through this study was that state governments are primarily only concerned with the first step of informing the public. There is no requirement or mandate beyond this to narrow the gap between government's creation of the budget document and citizen…

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    Pivot Table / Chart Report Exercise There are four observations in the pivot table, and the one part of pivot table report is about the annual adult care facility, total number of census, SMI and SSI. The other part is about New York State Population, total population and total number of race and ethnicity distribution. The results that I received are come from the data Adult Care Facility Annual Survey and New York State Population. I use the pivot table or chart to get the observations. At the…

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    state and there is no forcible way of directing citizens to participate in the budget process. Research has shown that by studying the budget process of all 50 states, we ended up with a wide variety of requirements. The only similarity that appears thorough this study was that state governments are primarily only concerned with the first step of informing the public. There is no requirement or mandate beyond this to narrow the gap between governments creation of the budget document and…

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    Jill started a new job as a count/verification assistant for the Johnson County Board of Elections. After completing her degree, she believed she would have the greatest chance of making a difference in her community and society as a whole. She had completed the counties required training and briefings, read and agree to the terms of the Statement of Secrecy, and she would have no problem with acting impartially at all times and respect confidentiality of material handled. Mark the senior…

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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…

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