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  Local Government Commission - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Local Government Commission is an independent statutory body established under the Local Government Act 2002 in New Zealand.
The Commission has three members who are appointed by the Minister of Local Government.
Its main task is to make decisions on the structure of local government.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Local_Government_Commission   (80 words)

  
 Department of Local Government and Regional Development - Local Government Grants Commission   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The funding provided to local governments is allocated on the basis of horizontal equalisation, to ensure that each local government in the State is able to function at a standard not lower than the average standard of other local governments.
Mayor Sally Higgins, Commissioner, Mayor of the Town of Narrogin, representing local government districts that are cities or towns and are not in the metropolitan area.
Cr Rob Walster JP, Commissioner, President of the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes, representing local government districts that are shires and are not in the metropolitan area.
www.dlgrd.wa.gov.au /localGovt/grantsComm/overview.asp   (705 words)

  
 Local Government Pay Commission reports
Local government employs more than 2.5 million workers and is responsible for the provision of education (schools), social services, highways maintenance, police, fire and other aspects of environmental protection.
The Commission explicitly rejects such arguments, suggesting that variations in regional earnings indicate that existing local government pay and grading structures are sufficiently flexible to accommodate differences in living costs between different parts of the country.
The head of local government at the Unison public sector trade union, Heather Wakefield, welcomed the emphasis within the report on addressing gender inequality, and was pleased that the Commission endorsed the effectiveness of national multi-employer bargaining and a national framework of pay and conditions, whilst rejecting regional pay.
www.eiro.eurofound.ie /2003/11/feature/uk0311103f.html   (1620 words)

  
 TDEC:Tennessee Historical Commission: Local Government Assistance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Local Government coordinator can provide assistance in writing historic zoning ordinances, conducting public meetings, establishing historic districts and design guidelines, and in becoming a Certified Local Government.
The Certified Local Government (CLG) Program was established through 1980 and 1992 amendments to the National Historic Preservation Act, and has become a cost-effective local, state, and federal partnership.
This program provides technical assistance and grants to local governments who are committed to protecting their historic and architectural heritage for future generations.
www.state.tn.us /environment/hist/LocalAssist.php   (442 words)

  
 Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors
The family and peers of the late Virgil Puskarich, former executive director of the Pennsylvania Local Government Commission, accepted the Founder’s Award, the highest honor presented by the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors, at the association’s 82nd Annual Convention in April in Hershey.
The late Virgil Puskarich, former executive director of the Pennsylvania Local Government Commission, was posthumously awarded the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors’ Founder’s Award at the 82nd Annual State Convention in Hershey in April.
The commission, created in 1935, is a bipartisan agency that offers research assistance to the General Assembly and proposes legislation to help local governments provide services more effectively and efficiently.
www.psats.org /press_releases_50504.html   (561 words)

  
 Local Government Commission Governments of Sindh.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Provincial Local Government Commission may, for the performance of its functions, co-opt any official of the Government for any specific assignment.
The Local Government Department shall provide secretarial support to the Local Government Commission and the Department shall render assistance in the functioning of the Commission.
No act or proceedings of the Provincial Local Government Commission shall be invalid by reason or existence of any vacancy in, or defect in, the constitution of the Commission.
www.lgdsindh.com.pk /lgc.htm   (218 words)

  
 State And Local Government - North Carolina Department of State Treasurer
The State and Local Government Finance Division provides the State Treasurer and the Local Government Commission, which is chaired by the State Treasurer, with assistance in fulfilling their statutory obligations with regard to State and local government finance.
The Debt Management Section counsels and assists local governments in determining the feasibility of a project, the size of the financing, and the most expedient form of financing.
Results are compiled and presented for use by local governments as a basis of comparison in determining the effectiveness of their financial management.
www.treasurer.state.nc.us /dsthome/StateAndLocalGov   (181 words)

  
 Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland - reviews of local government boundaries
The Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland is an Advisory Non-Departmental Public Body sponsored and wholly funded by the Scottish Executive Finance and Central Services Department.
The Boundary Commission for Scotland is a quite separate Advisory Non-Departmental Public Body sponsored and wholly funded by the Scotland Office.
The Commission is responsible for reviewing Parliamentary Constituencies in Scotland and details of its work can be found at http://www.bcomm-scotland.gov.uk.
www.lgbc-scotland.gov.uk   (452 words)

  
 PA State Archives - RG-54 - Series Titles - Local Government Commission   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Local Government Commission was created in 1935 to provide research assistance to both individual legislators and to the entire General Assembly.
The Commission, a bipartisan legislative service agency, is comprised of five Senators and five House Members, appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate and Speaker of the House, respectively.
The Commission’s primary function is to initiate legislation which will help local governments to be more effective and efficient in providing services.
www.phmc.state.pa.us /bah/dam/rg/rg54.htm   (105 words)

  
 Queensland Local Government Grants Commission (QLGGC)
The Queensland Local Government Grants Commission (QLGGC) is an independent statutory body, which makes recommendations to the State Government Minister for Local Government and Planning on the distribution of the Commonwealth?s Financial Assistance Grant to local governing bodies (councils).
These recommendations are based on the requirements of the Local Government (Financial Assistance) Act 1995 (C'wlth) and the National Principles prescribed under the Act by the Australian Government Minister.
That is, local governing bodies receive a grant to assist them to function at the average standard for the state.
www.qlggc.qld.gov.au   (136 words)

  
 Local Government Commission Publications
The Local Government Commission (LGC) is a twenty-year-old nonprofit membership organization that offers education, training, and technical assistance to local areas seeking to implement innovative long-term solutions that further economically and environmentally sustainable land use patterns.
As national physical activity levels decrease and obesity rates increase, local leaders are looking for ways to incorporate smart growth or livable communities principles into their general plans so people can safely and conveniently walk and ride a bicycle for transportation and exercise.
Tips on how local governments and organizations can improve the tree canopy in their communties round out the publication, and resources for further information are also included.
www.smartgrowth.org /sgn/partpublist.asp?part=8   (1011 words)

  
 Local Government Boundaries Commission
The Local Government Boundaries Commission was constituted under the provisions of the Local Government (Boundaries Commission) Amendment Act (No.32, 1963), which was assented to on 18 September 1963.
New local government areas may be constituted, and the boundaries of existing areas may be changed, on the proclamation of the Governor.
The Boundaries Commission examines proposals for the constitution of new areas and the alterations of existing areas, and makes recommendations on these proposals to the Minister for Local Government.
www.records.nsw.gov.au /cguide/lo/locgovbc.htm   (230 words)

  
 Commissions on Local Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Develops and distributes other reports and information on local government fiscal condition and Virginia’s counties, cities, and towns.
The Commission is composed of five members who are appointed by governor and confirmed by the General Assembly.
The members are required by statute to have knowledge and experience in local government, and they can hold no other elective or appointive office while on the Commission.
www.dhcd.virginia.gov /CD/CLG/default.htm   (279 words)

  
 Local Government Commission Active Living Initiative (LGC)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
During the first year of the Active Living Leadership Initiative, the Local Government Commission engaged hundreds of state and local leaders through workshops and dinner meetings in the six-county region of Sacramento, CA and the nine-county Front Range region of Colorado.
The final group of leaders that LGC will support will be state and local leaders across all regions of the largest and fastest growing state in the nation, California.
Through meetings, presentations, articles, publications and direct outreach the LGC will emphasize the importance of improving and creating livable, healthy communities that encourage residents to engage in routine physical activity.
www.leadershipforactiveliving.org /LGC.htm   (265 words)

  
  Local Government Study Commission
The purpose of the Missoula City Local Government Study Commission is to study the existing form and powers of the government of the City of Missoula and to review procedures for delivery of local government services and compare them with other forms of government available under the laws of the state.
Commission members may, after studying city government and gathering public comments, agree to recommend changes in city government to electors.
The Local Government Study Commission (LGSC) is created under the authority of Title 7, Chapter 3, Part 172, M.C.A. and by action of the City Council, Resolution Number 6745, adopted February 9, 2004.
www.ci.missoula.mt.us /LGSC   (403 words)

  
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In June 2004, Missoula County voters elected to review their local government, and in November 2004, a seven-member Local Government Study Commission was elected.
The purpose of the Study Commission is to study the existing form and powers of a local government and procedures for delivery of local government services and compare them with other forms available under the laws of the state
The Study Commission is comprised of seven elected members and an ex-officio, non-voting member appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.
www.co.missoula.mt.us /LGSC   (409 words)

  
 Local Government Pay Commission   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Central government requires local government to improve service delivery and the expectation is that any extra funding will go directly towards this.
The Unions' evidence to the Pay Commission focuses on local pay bargaining and overlooks the importance of affordability and the priorities that local authorities set to meet the demands of both central government and the electorate.
Employers are pursuing the creating of a National Skills Framework for local government.
www.lg-employers.gov.uk /conditions/commission/response.html   (379 words)

  
 Homepage for the Local Government Pay Commission
This independent Commission is investigating issues relating to the pay and reward of local government services staff.
The Local Government Pay Commission having made its report available to the NJC Secretaries has completed the task for which it was set-up.
The Local Government Pay Commission (LGPC) today published its unanimous report on the way forward for future pay and reward arrangements for local government employees.
www.lgpay.org.uk   (152 words)

  
 Scoop: New Members For Local Government Commission
Local Government Minister Sandra Lee today announced the appointment of three new members to the Local Government Commission.
"The Commission is a quasi-judicial body that has a range of responsibilities including reporting to the Minister on matters relating to local government and considering proposals for changes to local authority boundaries and structures.
Mr Marshall is also the presiding member of the Lotteries Commission and Chairperson of the Conservation Authority.
www.scoop.co.nz /stories/PA0106/S00192.htm   (771 words)

  
 Florida Institute of Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The John Scott Dailey Florida Institute of Government at Florida State University (IOG) is a statewide institute established in 1981 by the Florida Legislature.
The mission of The Institute is to increase the effectiveness and quality of government in Florida through applied research, training, technical assistance programs and public service.
The Institute also offers internships and assistantships to students who are interested in public service careers and co-sponsors academic scholarships with various local government associations.
iog.fsu.edu   (167 words)

  
 The Local Government Ombudsman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
There are three Local Government Ombudsmen in England and they each deal with complaints from different parts of the country.
The Local Government Ombudsman has joined with the Parliamentary Ombudsman to issue reports on the same day against Norfolk County Council and the Department of Transport, setting out the results of their investigations into a couple's long-running complaint over the Council's refusal to buy their former home in advance of an intended road bypass scheme.
The Local Government Ombudsman's report against Norfolk County Council is attached.
www.lgo.org.uk   (278 words)

  
 Local Government Commission :: BOOKSTORE
If you have not previously registered for an LGC event, purchased publications, or used LGC services, you do not have an LGC ID. If you know your LGC ID, you may enter it but you do not need an LGC ID to register or purchase publications on-line at this time.
Occasionally the LGC sends out conference announcements, publications information, and information about other LGC activities.
Occasionally the LGC shares contact information with other organizations or government agencies who work on similar projects.
secure.lgc.org /bookstore/secure/login.cfm?categoryId=0&...&topicId=0   (171 words)

  
 New Zealand Local Government Commission
The Local Government Commission is an independent statutory body.
Our main role is to make decisions on the structure and representation requirements of local government in New Zealand.
Find procedures and guidelines for changes to the local government structure including: changing boundaries, constituting new districts and establishing communities.
www.lgc.govt.nz   (71 words)

  
 Governing: Local government links
Government Resources on the Web: many links to government Internet resources, from the University of Michigan Document Center.
Local Government Commission: focus on California and Western issues.
State and Local Government Information: a gateway to all sorts of local government information on the Web.
www.governing.com /govlinks/glocal.htm   (951 words)

  
 Pennsylvania Local Government Commission: Laws
Act 6 of 1964(1), P.L. "General Local Government Code"
Act 175 of 1929, P.L. 177, Section 2403; 71 P.S. County Government (Salaries 2-8 class)
Act 394 of 1937, P.L. "The Local Tax Enabling Act" (Act 511)
www.lgc.state.pa.us /laws.html   (1040 words)

  
 SGN Partner: Local Government Commission
The LGC is a twenty-year-old nonprofit membership organization that offers education, training, and technical assistance to local areas seeking to implement innovative long-term solutions that further economically and environmentally sustainable land use patterns.
The LGC began working on land use and community livability issues in 1991 with the drafting of the Ahwahnee Principles for Resource-Efficient Communities.
Through its national initiative, the Center for Livable Communities, the LGC offers assistance on key issues, including compact development, infill development, transit-oriented and mixed-use development, and public participation tools.
www.smartgrowth.org /sgn/partdes.asp?partid=8   (254 words)

  
 The Boundary Committee for England
The draft further electoral review reports for the local authorities of Kettering, Lincoln, North Hertfordshire and South Gloucestershire have been launched on 21 June 2005.
Visit our further electoral reviews page for information on further electoral reviews we are currently undertaking.
Review of local government electoral arrangements in South Lakeland begins today
www.lgce.gov.uk   (150 words)

  
 Home : The Local Government Staff Commission for Northern Ireland
The Commission oversees and makes recommendations in relation to matters connected with the recruitment, training and terms and conditions of employment of officers within the 26 councils and the Northern Ireland Housing Executive.
We also provide secretariat facilities to the Local Government Training Group and the Northern Ireland Joint Council.
RPA - Response by the Local Government Staff Commission
www.lgsc.org.uk   (105 words)

  
 Resource: Local Government Commission -Center for Livable Communities
The LGC Center for Livable Communities provides a forum and technical assistance to improve the ability of local governments and citizens to create and sustain healthy communities.
The LGC Center for Livable Communities provides a variety of resources for sustainable community development.
In addition to publications, slides and videos and a learning library, the Center also assists local communities with community visual image surveys to assist them in making intelligent and sustainable land use and design decisions.
www.nextstep.state.mn.us /res_detail.cfm?id=347   (119 words)

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