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  • Importance Of Institutional Barriers To Climate Change In South Africa

    One of them is the absence of authority held by environmental departments and the absence of allowing them to address climate change (Ziervogel, 2012). Provincial and national governments are required to address climate change, though at the municipal level it referred to as an ‘unfunded mandate’. New suggestions in policies state that it should be required at the municipal level as well, but municipal financing is not indicating this yet. Small municipalities have a harder time when it comes to finding and using resources to use towards climate change, while larger cities have started to look for funding internationally to take initiate activities (Ziervogel, 2012). The eThekwini municipality has used funding from the government in order to take some initiative in conducting more research towards biodiversity as well as from donors in order to continue in support towards climate change…

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  • Hillton Case Study Essay

    These loopholes were created due to the monitoring of department manager becoming less of concern, due to the rapid growth of the municipality. Municipalities are like businesses, if monetary funds are not observed appropriately, funds may not be available for impending growth. Eventually the proverbial “bottom” will fall out, therefore, lay offs may transpire. Hillton’s main focus demonstrated a large focus on many hard funds. These may include but not limited to as McShane and Von Glinow…

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  • The Importance Of Excellency Within A Child's Educational Endeavors

    education. Governance in the City of Chicago sees the importance of educationally equity therefore, HB 4560 was drafted in support of allocating surplus TIF funding to financially distressed school districts. Desperate entities including parents and teachers alike have conjoined efforts to support Chicago Public Schools (CPS) in attaining additional funding. There is interplay of violence and education, as inner city schools retain and graduate students it is less likely they are going to…

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  • Sugar Land Research Paper

    Just east of the Brazos River, lies the land now known as Sugar Land. It was originally owned by the Mexican government and was acquired by Stephen F. Austin after Texas won its independence from Mexico. As a reward, Austin gave the land to Samuel M. Williams in 1828 for his dedicated service (Anhaiser). The land was rich with tall sugar cane, which explains the name. Williams brother, Nathanial, purchased the land from him in 1838 and at some point, built the Oakland Plantation. There he began…

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  • Reflection On St Paul City Council

    In this paper, I will reflect my experience of attending the Saint Paul City Council meeting. I will share on how awards and grants by Saint Paul City Councils approve projects, programs, and strategies to improve the capital in Saint Paul. In addition, I will go into details of the City of Saint Paul source of funding to provide awards and grants to proposals made by the City of Saint Paul residents. I then will discuss a proposal that was discussed by the proposer and the Saint Paul City…

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  • Tuesday City Council Case Study

    The temperature outside was 73 degrees, but fuses were blowing at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. Continuing business from October’s meeting, councilmember Dale Reynolds requested that a special meeting be held in the interest of homelessness in the city. Having that meeting in the Multi-purpose Room with department heads from city agencies, two council members met on Wednesday to put their heads together to implement a way, to solve the ever growing problem. “Homeless people, whether they…

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  • Asbury Film And Music Festival Analysis

    Events and tourism are intrinsically connected and are a significant relationship that enables the image and brand of an event to be associated with a particular destination. The Asbury Film and Music festival attempts to demonstrate the city of Asbury as an image of vibrant cultural and musical history and caliber, in order to attract an influx of tourism. Many cities and destinations are seeking to focus on the creation and hosting of special events and festivals. The Asbury Film and Music…

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  • Essay On Lake City

    In 1986, I was born in the state of South Carolina, in Florence County. I was raised in the small town of Lake City, South Carolina, which was established in the year of 1750. This town came into existence due to the fact it was on a road that ran between Kingstree to the south and Cheraw to the north. Later, there was a road placed between Georgetown and Camden adding to the cross of the older road, forming a crossroads. I have lived in Lake City, for majority of my life and as many others,…

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  • Case Study: Laissez-Faire Leadership

    Leadership Ethics The Mayor of Crestview, David Cadle shows Laissez-Faire leadership style. The Laissez-faire leader takes a “hands-off, let-things-ride” approach (Northouse, 2016). The leader abdicates responsibility, delays decisions, gives no feedback, and makes little effort to help followers satisfy their needs. In the case of Crestview, Mayor Cadle didn’t make any comment at the violation of sunshine law by the City Council members. Similarly, the reading did not show any comment from…

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  • Plain View Pollution Analysis

    Plain view pollution  WHAT WAS THE DEAL? To retain a major corporation in Plainview City buy finding out what their grievances are, and figure out a better way to address it, without mortgaging the future of the community. Also, to address the issue regarding carbon pollution that has been plaguing the city, and causing the inhabitant to be sick as a result of their exposure to the toxic pollutant.  WHO COULD NOT MAKE A DEAL? Everyone including the EPA, the city council, the president, and…

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