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In the News (Thu 23 May 19)

 COMMENTARY: Budget battle between cities and counties
The county effort has city officials in a dither, and the supposed allies are fighting each other over the 2004-05 budget as they try to put together a joint campaign for the ballot measure.
County government lobbyists are floating an alternative that would reduce the hit to $800 million, make it temporary rather than permanent, and take it evenly from counties, cities, special districts and redevelopment agencies.
County officials have long-standing structural and financial ties to the state, having traditionally operated state-financed health and welfare programs. /2004/108005049321657.html

 Counties, Cities and Towns
The Commission was to have studied the feasibility of annexation of all or a part of the County of Henrico by the City of Richmond and also study the advantages and disadvantages of merging the County and the City.
Allows a county to include in its zoning ordinance provisions that permit the county to grant any rezoning with a condition requiring that an approved site plan or final subdivision plan be obtained for the development within a specified period of not less than 10 years.
Adds Wythe County to the list of counties that may require mandatory connection to their water and sewage systems by certain owners of property that may be served by such systems, but that may not charge a nonuser service charge. /pubs/summary/2003/03sum16.htm - Cities & Counties
Ashland, the largest city in Boyd county and eastern Kentucky, is on the Ohio river north of Catlettsburg.
Maysville, the seat of Mason county, is at the confluence of Limestone Creek and the Ohio river.
Richmond, the seat of Madison county, was settled in 1785 and the town was established in 1795 as the new county seat, replacing Milford. /Portal/Category.aspx?id=res_municipal

 Counties, Cities and Towns
Adds the City of Hopewell (described by population) to those cities with the authority to impose taxes or assessments upon the abutting property owners for the initial improving and paving of an existing street.
Provides that in Fauquier County (described by population) a zoning ordinance shall not require that a special exception or special use permit be obtained for any residential use at the density for which it is zoned in any residential, agricultural or conservation zone.
The petition must be signed by voters equal in number to at least 25 percent of the number of votes cast for president in the county in the last presidential election. /pubs/summary/1998/SUMINT13.HTM

 Pension Crisis Swamps Cities and Counties
Examples of the fiscal horror story are everywhere in California, from the smallest city to the largest county.
Meanwhile, the county’s budget is underfunded by an estimated $50 million for the coming year, forcing program cuts, and consideration of selling $340 million in 20-year bonds to help deal with the spiraling retirement costs.
The county’s public defender, librarian, budget director, community health director, deputy county commissioner, five of nine sheriff captains and several other senior managers are retiring this year, taking advantage of sweetened retirement benefits. /member/digest/Apr2003/4.2003.Taylor-PensionCrisisSwampsCitiesCounties.02.htm

 Cities and Counties - Counties
Each city's index and major topics begin with a "General" file, followed by narrower subjects in alphabetical order.
he city files are grouped by city and subdivided by topic.
he Georgia Cities and Counties vertical files contain a variety of materials that cover a range of topics from Athens, Atlanta, Augusta, Columbus, Macon, and Savannah, and from each of Georgia's 159 counties. /hargrett/garoom/gacities/cityco.html

 Florida Counties Maps lists of cities towns
Tallahassee is the capital and Jacksonville the largest city.
The peninsula was explored by Juan Ponce de León in 1513 and became the center of a Spanish settlement that included the southeast part of the present-day United States.

 County-level city - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
To distinguish a "county-level city" from its actual urban area (the traditional meaning of the word " city "), the term 市区 shìqū, or "urban area", is used.
A county-level city (县级市 Pinyin : xiànjí shì) is a county-level administrative division of mainland China.
A sub-prefecture-level city is a county-level city with powers approaching those of prefecture-level cities. /wiki/county-level_cities

 Cities of Arizona
Most of these links provide a home page for the city government, a link to a site documenting its history, and general information on its economic status from the Arizona Department of Commerce.
Population totals for every city in Arizona are now available.
You can click here for a map of Arizona showing its county boundaries and some of its cities from the College of Business at ASU. /counties.html

 City and County Government -
Locate a corresponding zip code by entering the city and state, or find the corresponding city by entering in a zip code.
For ease of reference, these Internet sites have been broken down into the following categories: General City Links, Functional City Links, Regional City Links, and Other City-related Links.
U.A.C. offers a broad range of management and intergovernmental relations services to county commissioners and other county officials. /government/citycounty.html

 Cities and Counties of the state of Utah.
Cities and Counties of the state of Utah.
Utah has 29 counties and around 790 cities and towns /cities&counties.shtml

Find the county a city is located in by either browsing through all the cities for a selected state or type the name of the city in the space provided below.
Type in the name of the city to find the county in which the city resides, then hit "Search".
To view a list of cities within a particular county, select the name of the state the county is located in from the list of states below right. /Template.cfm?Section=Data_and_Demographics&Template=/cffiles/counties/city_srch.cfm

 Consolidated city-county - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Five cities in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia were formed by the consolidation of a city with a county -- Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Suffolk and Virginia Beach.
The county still exists as a separate entity within Pennsylvania, but the functions of the county are generally administered by the city.
In American local government, a consolidated city-county, metropolitan municipality or regional municipality is a city and county that have been merged into one jurisdiction. /wiki/Consolidated_city-county   (1593 words)

 Political divisions of the Republic of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tainan City and Tainan County, for example, have no special administrative connection with each other.
Keelung City into a metropolitan Taipei region would allow for better regional planning, the Democratic Progressive Party argues that this is merely an excuse to eliminate the government of Taipei County, which it controls by swamping it with votes from Taipei City and
In particular, most of the administrative cities are much smaller than the actual metropolitan areas, and there are no formal means for coordinating policy between an administrative city and its surrounding areas. /wiki/Political_divisions_of_the_Republic_of_China   (1593 words)

 Ireland 2 go : the Irish News Web site Directory
Belfast is the capital famous for its grand Victorian buildings and shipyard, Derry and the Cathedral City of Armagh.
Local Ireland for local Irish information on genealogy, business, news and events, tourism, Irish culture, history, County information, sports, entertainment, education, The Irish Family Register, online chat and bulletin boards
Ireland is divided into the four historic provinces of Ulster (9 counties) in the north; Munster (6 counties) in the south; Leinster (12 counties) in the east; and Connacht (5 counties) in the west. /list4.asp   (1593 words)

 Olympic and Kitsap Peninsulas, Washington (Regions)
Shelton defines the southeast corner and the transition to the Seattle/King County.
Population is concentrated at the northern edge in Port Angeles, Port Townsend, Forks, and Sequim.
Grays Harbor marks the southwest corner, with its twin cities of Hoquiam and Aberdeen. /wa/z/zolympic.htm   (1593 words)

 Land Area of Virginia Counties and Cities
Charlottesville is now the largest Virginia city threatening to abandon its independent status and force the county taxpayers to contribute to schools and other city services for city residents.
The city dropped its independent charter and reverted to town status, so it is now managed as part of Halifax County.
NOTE: The 6 square miles for South Boston City have been added to Halifax County. /vacount/size.html   (1593 words)

 Western cities richer, counties prosper back East -- survey - Aug. 31, 2005
It would be tempting to say that affluence in western cities tends to stay closer to downtown while the eastern elite flee to the suburbs, but demographers at the Census Bureau caution against such conclusions.
The sample of this year's study, which only looked at cities and counties with a population of 250,000 or more, isn't wide enough to draw larger trends.
In addition, seven of the top ten are located west of the Mississippi, while 9 of the 10 poorest cities in the country are located either on the Mississippi or east of it. /2005/08/30/pf/city_county_rankings   (1593 words)

York County; advisory referendum at November 1997 election on whether to use portion of county courthouse as a community and cultural exhibit center.
Supervisors, boards of; members in Buchanan County not to be discharged from their employment due to service thereon.
Personnel system for city administrative officials and employees; establishment in Norfolk, Richmond and Virginia Beach Cities. /971/idx/ixhtml56.htm   (1593 words)

 Provincial city - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the early 20th century, the criteria of being a provincial municipality, as stated in Laws on the City Formation (市組織法), included being the provincial capital as well as having a population of over 200,000, or over 100,000 if the city had a particular significance in politics, economics and culture.
Chiayi and Hsinchu were temporarily lowered to county-controlled cities as well until 1982.
After moving to Taiwan, where many cities considered to be insignificant had large populations, the Republic of China government raised the limit to 500,000 in 1981 in the Scheme on the Local Rules in Various Counties and Cities of Taiwan Province (臺灣省各縣市實施地方自治綱要). /wiki/Provincial_cities   (245 words)

 County-controlled city - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A county-controlled city (縣轄市) is one of the 32 cities in Taiwan Province of the Republic of China administered under one of the 16 counties of the Republic of China.
A county-controlled city has urban villages (里) directly under it.
In contrast, the counties under the People's Republic of China cannot administer cities (but since it has prefecture-level city absent in ROC, it still has 3 kinds of cities as well). /wiki/County-controlled_city   (251 words)

 New Georgia Encyclopedia: Carroll County
County recovered, and by the end of the century it was one of the leading cotton-producing counties in the state.
In 2000 the county population was 87,268, a 22.2 percent increase.
The original Carroll County was a very large triangular area extending from Alabama on the west to the Chattahoochee River on the east and south. /nge/Article.jsp?path=/CitiesCounties/Counties&id=h-2305   (1220 words)

 Encyclopedia: Taiwan Province
A county-controlled city (縣轄市) is one of the 32 cities in Taiwan Province of the Republic of China administered under one of the 16 counties of the Republic of China.
Tainan County (台南縣, pinyin: Táinán Xiàn) is a county in Southern Taiwan.
Pingtung County (屏東縣, pinyin: Píngdōng Xiàn) is a county in Southern Taiwan. /encyclopedia/Taiwan-Province   (4905 words)

 District of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
At the same time, counties and county-level cities began to be replaced with districts, especially after 1990.
These cities are subdivided into districts, counties, autonomous counties, and county-level cities.
These have status equal to a county, and are hence called "county level". /project/wikipedia/index.php/District_of_China   (644 words)

 Talk:Consolidated city-county - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The County is a body with city-like powers (this power is so unique in Florida that some Florida statutes that pertain to cities include a clause that states Miami-Dade County is a city "for purposes of this statute").
Residents in incorporated areas receive some services from their city, and some from the County.
Their relationship with the consolidated government is essentially analgous to that of any town in any other county that is not the county seat of that county. /wiki/Talk:Consolidated_city-county   (2190 words)

 Columbus Consolidated Government - City/County Consolidation: Columbus, Georgia
Although this system was criticized by opponents of annexation and consolidation, the city attorney took the position that a city resident was a constituent and taxpayer in two governments one city and one countywide.
The city of Columbus, located on Georgia's Western Border is the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 238,500 people; including the military personnel and dependents of Fort Benning, Georgia; residents of Chattahoochee County, Georgia; and of Phenix City and Russell County, Alabama, on the west bank of the Chattahoochee River.
Bibb City, an independent government with a population of 812, located within the county, would not be affected. /history   (4153 words)

 1997-030 3/27/1997 Kansas Attorney General Opinion
Cities and Municipalities--Consolidation of Municipalities--Consolidation of Kansas City, Kansas, and Wyandotte County
Under the Kansas City, Kansas/Wyandotte County consolidation plan submitted January 13, 1997, the members elected to the Unified Board of Commissioners are considered county commissioners for the purpose of Section 2 of Article 4 of the Kansas Constitution.
The consolidated city-county was to be deemed a county and a city of the first class. /ksag/opinions/1997/1997-030.htm   (2078 words)

 County - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
County governments are typically responsible for services such as record-keeping, elections administration, and judicial administration.
County sheriffs are the principal agents of law enforcement in some states, for areas outside of cities and towns.
The only purpose with the county is an office of a state governor who shall conduct law and order in the county. /wiki/County   (2078 words)

 Political divisions of China - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
County-level cities (县级市 xiànjíshì) are, like prefecture-level cities, not " cities " in the traditional sense of the word, since they are actually large administrative regions that cover both urban and rural areas.
The abolishment of district public offices is an ongoing reform to remove an extra level of administration from between the county and township levels.
These cities are known as sub-prefecture-level cities (副地级市 fùdìjíshì), meaning that they are given a level of power higher than a county, but still lower than a prefecture. /wiki/Political_divisions_of_China   (2078 words)

 Elizabeth City County, Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The town of Hampton, established in 1680, became the largest town in Elizabeth City County, and was county seat.
The county and the former town of Phoebus in the county were merged into the independent city of Hampton in 1952.
Elizabeth City County was a county in eastern Virginia which is now extinct. /wiki/Elizabeth_City_County,_Virginia   (357 words)

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