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Valley Vote Members Support Secession
1,355 wordsThe San Fernando Valley Secession Movement The citizens of the San Fernando Valley will soon be facing one of the most important issues in their history. With an estimated 3.6 million residents in Los Angeles, the city has more population than 25 states combined. Los Angeles is so large geographically, that the cities of St. Louis, Milwaukee, Cleveland, Minneapolis, San Francisco, Pittsburgh and New York City will fit within its boundaries (see Fig a). The San Fernando Valley has 1.2 police per ...
Barry's City Council Office
4,719 wordsIn January of 1990, Washington, DC, the seat of the federal government of the United States was turned upside down by scandal. While the headlines were filled with the efforts of the Bush Administration to crack down on drugs, the District's Mayor and symbol of black power against a nearly all white backdrop of authority was caught on videotape buying and than smoking crack cocaine with an exotic dancer two days before he was expected to announce an unprecedented fourth campaign for mayor. The s...
Voting In The Plebian Council
549 wordsSenate- The Senate was the true seat of power in Rome. Senators were appointed for life, and voting was done by seniority. The Senators were responsible for ratifying laws which the general assemblies had passed, along with providing government appointments and appropriating government funds. The Senate also voted on other issues which concerned the city, and provided guidance. Because they held their positions for life, the Senators held immense power, and the other government leaders would pre...
Administrative Assistant In The San Antonio City
461 wordsHenry G. Cisneros was born on July 11, 1947 in San Antonio. He graduated from Texas A&M with a bachelors of arts and a masters of arts degree in Urban and Regional Planning. He also earned a Masters degree in Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and a Ph. D. in Public Administration from George Washington University. After serving two years in the United States army in 1968, he began his career in public service by working as an administrative assistant ...
District Commissioner Of The City Of Orlando
1,951 wordsMetropolitan County Orlando Damion Chung POS 2112 Professor Foreman 15 April 2005 Chung 1 The metropolitan county Orlando / Orange county is mostly famous for the tourist attraction of Walt Disney, but it has political issues that only the people who are interested would know about. Members of the Orlando City Council are the Mayor-Commissioner, elected at-large, (candidates are chosen by all of the vote in the community, and elected for four year term) and six City Commissioners who are elected...
Holding Budget Meetings In The Conference Room
736 wordsA Greenville councilwoman wants to hold budget sessions away from the unblinking eye of television cameras that carry board proceedings on a local cable station. Rose Glover suggested during the March 14 council meeting that the board hold at least one budget workshop in the first-floor conference room of City Hall. The council normally meets in its chambers on the third floor, where four television cameras feed the proceedings to viewers on cable GTV 9, the city's government-access channel. 'I ...
City Council Meetings
1,855 wordsComplete an Unabridged History of Flint: well, almost! The history of Flint is perhaps as long and complex as the federal bureaucracy. OK, maybe not. The first white man to visit Flint was the famous fur trader Jacob Smith. He was the first to settle in the area and established his lucrative trade here. His trading post was the cornerstone of the city, that is until it was torn down to make room for a parking ramp. The social life of this time was not great. In fact, the husky, rugged guy to gir...
City Of San Diego
4,491 wordsThe City of San Diego is ideally located in Southern California on the Pacific Coast near the U.S. - Mexico border. International trade with Mexico and the Port of San Diego has been major contributing factors to the growth and stability of the economy within this City. In the past, defense contracts made up the majority of the revenues that the city depended on for the budget. However, in recent years the shift has been more toward international trade, high-tech manufacturing and research, prof...
City Of Marthatown
1,202 wordsIn The Gate to Women's Country, Sherri Tepper gives the reader a look into the post-apocalyptic future in which society is broken up into three main groups: Women, servitors, and warrior men. The women and servitors lived inside walled cities while the warriors would live in garrisons located outside the walls. At first glance, a city like Marthatown may seem like a utopia to some. At times, it seems that the people within the city consider it a utopia. On the outside, the society in which they ...
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