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    Federal, the bank across the street, countless times and never realized just what was in the vicinity. A friend who works next door in the courthouse suggested I profile this place and gave the directions: “It’s in the old jail,” as if that was a common reference automatically understood. Google did though. As I ascend the cement stairs, I search the white door nestled in the tan and red bricks for the doorbell I am supposed to ring, but the handle turns easily. The dark inside creates a sense of doom and I hesitantly wonder if this is the right spot. A feminine hello floats through the air, dispersing the gloom, after all no one who is unsuspecting of visitors is that cheerful this early in the morning. I am prepared to meet Morgan County Commissioner Laura Teague, but she is not what I expect. In my head the picture of a classy lawyer is pushed aside to show a tall woman wearing jeans and a black zip up jacket. Her hair is pulled back, but the smile on her face seems sincere. The first thing I notice is the unusual office décor, the history is screaming to be let out. If you have lived in Fort Morgan since the seventies or earlier, you are probably familiar with the old jail. As of 2002, it is considered a historic landmark, the jail was built in 1921 and was the second jail to be built in town. In 2004, a grant was earned to remodel the whole facility and the commissioners moved in. If anyone was to visit they would see original bars all over. Each office…

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    Valley Forge Summary

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    Drucker gave were that of the military, which is where most of my professional experience is. Because of that it was difficult for me to find ways to expand upon or update; even though the military does use new technology, we still learn things written in Von Steuben’s blue book from Valley Forge that taught the young colonial infantry how to participate in war. But then it hit me; many of Drucker’s incites on management I was already planning on putting in motion; for the County Commission, I…

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    Whitley County Case Study

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    The form of county which is most closely approximates utilized in Whitley County is the Council-Elected Executive. This is describe an elected official in the U.S Commonwealth of Kentucky who is the head of the executive branch of a government in the county. He or she is usually knows as the Judge Executive or County Executive. He or she was before a member of the Fiscal Court, the county's legislature. County governmental organization is characterized by diversity not only from state to state…

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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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    Public Campaign Finance

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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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