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  Independent city - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An independent city in Virginia may serve as the county seat of an adjacent county, even though the city by definition is not part of that county.
The Consolidated Municipality of Carson City, Nevada, absorbed all of the former Ormsby County in 1969.
The City of Atlanta, Georgia, is considering (as of 2006) absorption of all of Fulton County to become an independent city or a consolidated city-county.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Independent_city   (1383 words)

 Independent city - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In New England, cities and towns traditionally have very strong governments, and counties are correspondingly weak; today, most New England counties have almost no governmental institutions or roles associated with them (aside from serving as a basis for court districts), and cities and towns interact directly with state governments for the most part.
An independent city should not be confused with a consolidated city-county, in which both city and county government are merged under the laws of the State, but which may (or may not) contain other municipalities.
The City of New York is likewise not an independent city, but rather a sui generis jurisdiction: the city territory covers all the territory of five boroughs, each of which comprises the entirety of a county.
www.collegestation.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Independent_city   (1095 words)

 City-state - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term "city-state" should not be confused with that of "independent city", which refers to a city which is not administered as part of another local government area (eg, a county).
The city's population was predominantly made up of Croats until the 19th century, when the Austro-Hungarian monarchy began to encourage Italian immigration as a counter-balance to the rise of Slavic nationalism.
The Adriatic port of Ragusa (today the Croatian city of Dubrovnik) was a fiercely independent city from approx 1400 until the early 19th century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/City-state   (2123 words)

 New Haven Independent :: City Hall
City Assessor Terry Dinnean (pictured) offered that analogy to the city's dependence on promises for state aid Thursday night as he gave an aldermanic committee its first detailed look at the proposed new $413 million city budget.
City employees spoke on their government cell phones for a total of over 100,000 minutes in November, according to statistics released in response to a proposal by Alderwoman Joyce Chen.
The city's aiming to be one of three cities chosen to experiment with publicly financed elections under a provision of a new state clean-elections law.
www.newhavenindependent.org /archives/city_hall   (4659 words)

 Independent city - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Independent cities in Virginia as of December, 2004 include:
Chesapeake, Virginia, formed by consolidation of City of South Norfolk and Norfolk County
Newport News, Virginia, consolidated with City of Warwick, which was formerly Warwick County
www.florence.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Independent_cities   (1095 words)

 ipedia.com: Independent city Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Essentially the same concept exists in the United Kingdom, where it is referred to as a unitary authority - the term "city" in the UK being reserved for towns of historic importance or significant size and requiring a formal grant of city status from the monarch.
The city of Washington, for example is not in any state; it comprises the entirety of the District of Columbia, which has a home rule government that can be overridden by the United States Congress.
This is parallel to an independent city — a city under a state, with no county, parish, or borough in between, as is typical in other places.
www.ipedia.com /independent_city.html   (451 words)

 St. Louis City Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Because the City of St. Louis is independent of any county, the judicial and revenue collection functions usually performed by a county government are part of the City of St. Louis.
Louis Housing Authority is an independent municipal corporation that owns and contracts for management of the 5,011 public housing units in 43 developments throughout the City of St. Louis.
The City of St. Louis Mental Health Board is a special taxing district that finances mental health and substance abuse treatment services in the City of St. Louis.
stlouis.missouri.org /citygov/planning/research/data/about/government.html   (1829 words)

 Editorial   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The city has vastly expanded over the years with construction of innumerable skyscrapers at every nook and cranny without the least consideration of any outlet for disposing of household waste and rainwater.
The marshy tracts around Dhaka city have been thoughtlessly filled up by countless developers and the canals that crisscrossed the metropolis to flush flood and rainwater to the rivers Buriganga and Sitalakhya were occupied long ago for raising unauthorised structures.
On Sunday The Independent published a photograph of an exposed and overflowing dustbin and this garbage container was placed not at a corner but in the middle of the road.
independent-bangladesh.com /news/oct/25/25102005ed.htm   (4053 words)

 Official Web site of the City of Fredericksburg, Virginia
The Memorials Advisory Commission is soliciting nominations from the general public for the City’s Wall of Honor 2007.
The City of Fredericksburg is searching for an innovative, entrepreneurial-minded leader to manage the Visitor Center.
The City of Fredericksburg, Historic Fredericksburg Foundation Inc. (HFFI), and Virginia Department of Historic Resources will partner on a comprehensive survey of the Fredericksburg Historic District.
www.fredericksburgva.gov   (441 words)

 Man City MAD - the definitive Manchester City website. Independent news and stats from footymad.net
CITY'S youth team have reached the final of the FA Youth Cup for the first time in 17 years.
CITY boss Stuart Pearce has confirmed his offer of a one-year extension is still on offer to Andy Cole, despite him being ruled out for the season.
This is where you'll find out all the City results on each and every day of the calendar year.
www.manchestercity-mad.co.uk   (212 words)

 New Haven Independent: Welcome City
The city of Danbury has made it official policy to try to drive Latino immigrants out of town.
An estimated 21 percent of the city population is Latino, according to a City Hall press release.
The City should turn its attention to pressuring the Feds into speeding up the citizenship process, not create some card that won't be useful outside of City Hall.
www.newhavenindependent.org /archives/2005/10/welcome_city.html   (441 words)

 Foxes-Mad - the definitive Leicester City website. Independent news and stats from footymad.net
City manager Rob Kelly has seen his side take 10 points from 12 during March.
It may just be a few days since City battled out a point with Premiership bound Reading but the City coach is already looking ahead to Saturdays clash with Norwich at Carrow Road.
On loan defender Rufus Brevett is set to remain at City until the end of the season.
www.leicestercity-mad.co.uk   (242 words)

 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Independent city
Independence (city, Missouri), city in western Missouri, a suburb of Kansas City, and seat of Jackson County.
Independence (Kansas) : other cities in the region
Vatican City, independent state within Rome, Italy, that is ruled by the pope and serves as the world headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church....
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/search.aspx?q=Independent+city   (119 words)

 Home Page
The Sun City West Independent has been the community’s hometown newspaper from the very start and is home-delivered each week to 15,000 residences.
Independent is owned by a unique trust that enables this newspaper to pursue a mission of journalistic service to the citizens of the community.
All after-tax surpluses are reinvested in Independent’s mission of journalistic service, commitment to the ideals of the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, and support of the community’s deliberation of public issues.
www2.newszap.com /suncitywest   (217 words)

 Independent City Guard
The history of the Independent City Guard is written with a view of illustrating the procedure adopted and followed in the organization of early State militia companies.
The Independent City Guard on September 22, 1859, was one of the companies composing the first military camp ever formed in the State.
Members of the City Guard and the Sutter Rifles, unable to wait until officially given the word to march, joined up with the turbulent mob which was proceeding to the Washoe Valley in a company against the Indians.
www.militarymuseum.org /CityGuardSac.html   (2587 words)

 Borrell Associates Report: Independent City Sites Competing with Newspaper and TV Web Sites
Hundreds of independent sites are elbowing in on territory that traditional local media have been trying to stake out for the past decade, but with a decidedly different model.
Many of these independent local sites are reporting revenues well into six figures, and some recently formed their own trade group, Associated Cities.
But with tremendous growth in local advertising in the past two years, city guides and local independent city sites are back with a vengeance." "The next couple of years are going to see some feisty battles between independent city sites and local media like newspapers, radio and TV," Benkoil added.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/11-29-2005/0004224463&EDATE=   (421 words)

 Halfbakery: Jerusalem as an Independent City-State
The true value of the city today is much like the value of the Smithsonian Institution to Western culture, it's history.
Forty-eight Jewish synagogues, in the old city of Jerusalem, were burnt, and most of the tombstones in the Jewish Mount of Olives cemetery were used to pave the Jordanian Army’s camp roads.
Independent city states are the bedrock upon which civilization is built.
www.halfbakery.com /idea/Jerusalem_20as_20an_20Independent_20City-State   (7919 words)

 Kansas City IMC: home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Kansas City will be hosting a coordinated event similar to those to be held around the country, and will be expecting several thousand participants in a Mass Peace Gathering to be held on March 19, 2006 at 3:00 p.m.
Wal-Mart protests in the Kansas City area were organized by ReclaimDemocracy.org/KC from January through October of 2005.
A forum to be held in the Raytown City Hall on Saturday, Sep. 10, at 3:00 p.m.
www.kcindymedia.org   (652 words)

 Hull City Online - the definitive Hull City website. Independent news and stats from footymad.net
Ipswich's slim play-off hopes suffered another set-back when they failed to kill off battling Hull City at Portman Road, despite dominating throughout.
Peter Taylor is set to give Rui Margues his debut at Ipswich tomorrow, and is freed from playing Damien Delaney in central defence.
City have brought in defender Rui Manuel Marques from Leeds United.
www.hullcity-mad.co.uk   (216 words)

 Independent Filmmakers Coalition - Promoting creative and artistic expression through film, video and media production.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
PanicButton fosters independent film production in Greater Kansas City and film production by Kansascitians through budget development, grant matching and grant writing assistance, fiscal sponsorship, providing production insurance and other production support.
PanicButton is committed to helping filmmakers tell their stories and to bringing a professional, reasonable and financially sound approach to producing and marketing low budget, independent work.
The Kansas City Filmmakers Jubilee, an all-volunteer organization, is seeking your creativity, energy and experience to help celebrate independent filmmaking during its 10th annual Jubilee Film Festival April 7-13, 2006.
ifckc.org /public   (666 words)

 City Financial: independent financial advisors, financial advisers, financial advice, Aberdeen, Inverness, Ellon, ...
City Financial: independent financial advisors, financial advisers, financial advice, Aberdeen, Inverness, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, mortgage calculators, mortgage advisors, mortgage advisers, pensions, personal pensions, life insurance, life assurance, remortgage, equity release, debt consolidation, sipp, SIPP, self invested personal pension, mortgage protection, income protection, critical illness, savings, investments, child trust fund
Independent financial advisors offering expert, friendly and confidential advice on the full spectrum of financial products and services to the consumer and business owner.
City Financial (Aberdeen) Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial
www.city-financial.co.uk   (122 words)

 Independent Online Edition > Crime   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
City of fear: Police launch manhunt after new wave of attacks on Tubes and bus
Exactly two weeks after suicide bombers struck in London, a second four-bomb attack on the capital's transport system was inflicted on the city.
Existing Independent Portfolio subscribers: Log in here, please.
news.independent.co.uk /uk/crime/article300764.ece   (394 words)

 Independent - Gallup, NM
Independent - Gallup, NM Lindsay Mapes, the secretary/treasurer of the Gallup Alcohol Action Team, puts a door hanger on a home near Helena Drive early Sunday morning.
The group distributed nearly 3,000 door hangers in Gallup over the weekend in an effort to rally votes for the no-alcohol-sales-before-noon referendum.
Please send the Gallup Independent feedback on this website and the paper in general.
www.gallupindependent.com   (365 words)

 Utah Independent Living Center
The UILC's Mission is to assist persons with disabilities achieve greater independence by providing services and activities which enhance independent living skills and promote the public's understanding, accommodation, and acceptance of their rights, needs and abilities.
The Utah Independent Living Center (UILC) is a non-residential facility that provides Independent Living services which compliment rather than duplicate services already existing in the community.
UILC is committed to provide services needed by people with disabilities to function more independently in their families and communities.
www.xmission.com /~uilc/main.php3   (213 words)

 San Diego City College Independent Learning Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
With 132 computers, including eight adaptive technology stations, the Independent Learning Center (ILC) provides individualized learning experiences for students to improve academic skills or augment in-class activities.
With audiotape playback units, video players, and computers with CD and DVD players, the ILC serves as a primary facility for students to complete course (296) requirements.
Additionally, word processing facilities are available for applied application programs (045), along with test taking and proctoring services for City College courses.
www.sdcity.edu /library/ILC.asp   (111 words)

 Derry / Londonderry Hostel Derry City Independent Hostel, Derry Northern Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Derry City Independent hostel has been the premier backpackers hostel Derry for the last seven years.
Derry City, also referred to as Londonderry, is a great base to discover Northern Ireland.
The Giants Causeway is situated less than 90 minutes from our hostels in Derry City centre.
www.derry-hostel.co.uk   (74 words)

 Victory Baptist Church, California City, California - - - Independent, Fundamental   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Victory Baptist Church is an independent, fundamental Baptist church founded in 1991.
We are located in the southeast corner of California City, California.
This site was built and is maintained by KGBV for Victory Baptist Church in California City, California.
www.victory-baptist.org   (203 words)

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