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    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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    Site Plan Control Paper

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    In this paper, I will focus on the process involved in the Site Plan Control application process. Site Plan control is enabled through Section 41 of the Planning Act. Municipalities pass a Site Plan control by-law that details in where and under what circumstances approvals for development are required, site plan control is normally applied to allow industrial, commercial and institutional uses and may also include select residential areas (eg. Heritage districts, properties fronting roads…

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    Hillton Case Study Essay

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    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 Town Council Meetings

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    own Government The town government is a seven member Council that holds the legislative power of municipality. The power of municipality allows the sevens members to discuss and enact possible solutions to community problems. Council meetings are held on the second and fourth Thursday of every month, usually at 7:00pm. While council meetings are not open to the public, there are several public meetings that are open to everyone; people are encouraged to share their opinions regarding the…

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    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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    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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    Sugar Land Research Paper

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    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 Board Meeting I attended the St. Cloud Area School District 742 Board meeting on January 28, 2016, at 7 p.m. The meeting took place at the St. Cloud City Hall and chaired by Dr. Les Green. Other board members present were Al Dahlgren, Debbie Erickson, Bruce Hentges, Bruce Mohs, Jerry Von Korff, and Dennis Whipple. A local high student, along wither her mother, and service dog read the mission statement of the school district. The student and her mom discussed the process of…

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    represent the people is by listening to them. Another issue I take with the Council is the lack of debate before voting. I find it concerning the only open discussion was regarding legislation being made by a different governing body. This, along with the lack of respect I witnessed, gave the very distinct impression that everyone’s vote was predetermined before going to the meeting. Debate and discussion should lead to a clearer understanding of an issue which helps both sides more…

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    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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