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  County - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The county of Oslo is equivalent to the municipality of Oslo.
At the county level there is a county administrative board led by a governor appointed by the central government of Sweden, as well as an elected county council that handles a separate set of issues, notably hospitals and public transportation.
Metropolitan municipalities are consolidated city and county governments, which simultaneously operate as administrative divisions of and subordinate to state power and as municipal corporations that exercise whatever degree of sovereignty the state government or constitution confers upon them.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/County   (3596 words)

  
 Facts about topic: (Metropolitan county)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The metropolitan counties of England (A division of the United Kingdom) are counties (additional info and facts about counties) that cover large urban areas, each with several metropolitan district (additional info and facts about metropolitan district) s.
The counties no longer have county council (The elected governing body of a county) s, as they were abolished in 1986 with most of their functions being devolved to the individual districts or taken over by joint-boards.
The metropolitan counties are sometimes incorrectly referred to as "former metropolitan counties", although the county councils were abolished, the metropolitan counties still exist, both as legal counties (additional info and facts about counties), and are also ceremonial counties (additional info and facts about ceremonial counties) (or geographic counties), they are also used in government statistics.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/me/metropolitan_county.htm   (792 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Metropolitan county
The county councils were abolished in 1986 with most of their functions being devolved to the individual boroughs or taken over by joint-boards.
The metropolitan counties are sometimes refered to as "former metropolitan counties", although this description is not entirely correct; although the county councils were abolished, the metropolitan counties still exist legally, and are also ceremonial counties (or geographic counties), they are also used in government statistics.
The metropolitan counties are sometimes incorrectly referred to as "former metropolitan counties", although the county councils were abolished, the metropolitan counties still exist, both as legal counties, and are also ceremonial counties (or geographic counties), they are also used in government statistics.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Metropolitan-county   (450 words)

  
 Metropolitan county - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The structure of Greater London is similar to the metropolitan counties and it is sometimes considered to be one.
The metropolitan counties were established by the Local Government Act 1972, the county councils were first elected in 1973, and were formally established in April 1974.
The metropolitan county councils (MCCs) were intended to be strategic authorities that ran regional services such as main roads, public transport, emergency services, civil protection, waste disposal and strategic town and country planning.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Metropolitan_county   (921 words)

  
 About Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas
The general concept of a metropolitan or micropolitan statistical area is that of a core area containing a substantial population nucleus, together with adjacent communities having a high degree of economic and social integration with that core.
Under the standards, the county (or counties) in which at least 50 percent of the population resides within urban areas of 10,000 or more population, or that contain at least 5,000 people residing within a single urban area of 10,000 or more population, is identified as a "central county" (counties).
Counties or equivalent entities form the geographic "building blocks" for metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.
www.census.gov /population/www/estimates/aboutmetro.html   (879 words)

  
 The Struggle To Manage Growth in the Metropolitan Fringe - 1998 APA Proceedings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The metropolitan fringe can be defined as a region between 10 to 40 miles outside of major urban centers where traditional rural industries are giving way to residential, commercial, and industrial development.
The one notable exception to Chittenden County's sprawl is the Town of Richmond (population 4,030) on the county's eastern edge.
Sonoma County extends northwest from the northern edge of the San Francisco Bay, between Marin County to the west and Napa County to the east.
www.asu.edu /caed/proceedings98/Daniel/daniels.html   (3207 words)

  
 WHITE v. METROPOLITAN DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA TENNIS TOURNAMENT DEPRIVED PUBLIC OF PARK USE
The county manager considered the Lipton tournament to be such a tremendous success that he recommended, and the County Commission approved in Resolution R-827-87, the construction of "Phase II," a permanent clubhouse/fitness facility.
Matheson argued on appeal that "the trial court erred in refusing to declare that the placement of the tennis complex and the holding of the Lipton tournament in Crandon Park violated the Matheson family deed restriction.' Specifically, Matheson contended that "the construction of the tennis complex violates the deed restriction.
Dade County, in fact, conceded before the trial court that the dump was inconsistent with a public park purpose.
classweb.gmu.edu /jkozlows/lipton.htm   (1842 words)

  
 Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County-Metro Clerk
RESOLUTION NO. RS2003-1587 -- (Adopted 08/05/2003) A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the claim of Jossie D. Knight against The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $18,000, and directing that this amount be paid from the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
RESOLUTION NO. RS2003-1586 -- (Adopted 08/05/2003) A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the claim of Dawayne Christmon against The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $9,500, and directing that this amount be paid from the Self-Insured Liability Fund.
RESOLUTION NO. RS2003-1585 -- (Adopted 08/05/2003) A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the claim of Carolyn D. Carlton against The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $10,000, and directing that this amount be paid from the Self Insured Liability Account.
www.nashville.gov /mc/resolutions/index99.htm   (12366 words)

  
 Revised Standards for Defining Metropolitan Areas in the 1990s
Counties included solely because they contain at least 2,500 population in a central city now will be assigned outlying county rather than central county status (section 3A(6)).
If a county qualifies on the basis of commuting to the central county/counties of two different MSAs, it is assigned to the area to which commuting is greatest, unless the relevant commuting percentages are within 5 points of each other, in which case local opinion about the most appropriate assignment will be considered.
The title of a metropolitan statistical area, primary metropolitan statistical area, or consolidated metropolitan statistical area may be altered to include the name of a place that has newly qualified as a central city on the basis described in section 16D, and that also meets the requirements of section 7.
www.census.gov /population/www/estimates/mastand.html   (6361 words)

  
 Settlement Agreement - Between The United States of America and Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson ...
Metropolitan Government has created and agrees to maintain the position of "ADA Coordinator," attached to the Mayor's Office and placed under the Mayor's direction and control, in order to plan and coordinate Metropolitan Government's overall compliance with the ADA and Section 504.
The Metropolitan Government is also committed to not discriminating against any qualified employee or applicant because he or she is related to or associated with a person with a disability.
The Metropolitan Government is committed to taking all other actions necessary to ensure equal employment opportunity for persons with disabilities in accordance with the ADA and all other applicable federal, state and local laws.
www.ada.gov /nashvitn.htm   (6477 words)

  
 Minnesota Statutes 2005, 473.803
Each metropolitan county, following adoption or revision of the metropolitan policy plan and in accordance with the dates specified therein, and after consultation with all affected local government units, shall prepare and submit to the director for approval, a county solid waste master plan to implement the policy plan.
Each county shall revise its master plan to include a land disposal abatement element to implement the metropolitan land disposal abatement plan adopted under section 473.149, subdivision 2d, and shall submit the revised master plan to the director for review under subdivision 2 within nine months after the adoption of the metropolitan abatement plan.
Any county solid waste plan or report approved by the council prior to July 1, 1994, shall remain in effect until a new master plan is submitted to and approved by the director in accordance with this section.
www.revisor.leg.state.mn.us /stats/473/803.html   (982 words)

  
 Calderdale --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
The metropolitan borough is part of the historic county of Yorkshire, except for a small area west of Todmorden that belongs to the historic county of Lancashire.
The bleak gritstone Pennine moorlands, with scattered sheep farms and reservoirs, rise to an elevation of 1,500 feet (457 metres)...
metropolitan county of northern England, comprising five metropolitan boroughs: Calderdale, Kirklees, and the city of Bradford in the west and the cities of Leeds and Wakefield in the east.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9018641?tocId=9018641   (353 words)

  
 FIPS 8-6 - Metropolitan Areas
The general concept underlying Metropolitan Areas is that of a core area containing a large population nucleus together with adjacent communities having a high degree of economic and social integration with that core.
MAs are defined in terms of counties because a wide range of statistical data New England, however, the definitions are produced in terms of cities and towns for the same reason (although county-based definitions are also prepared for that region.
Each county or county equivalent is identified by its FIPS county code, and for each PMSA in New England, each city, town, or town equivalent is identified by its FIPS place code.
www.itl.nist.gov /fipspubs/fip8-6-0.htm   (2324 words)

  
 Metropolitan county   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The metropolitan counties of England are administrative counties that cover large urban areas, each with several metropolitan districts.
Their county councils were disbanded in 1986, for political rather than practical reasons, with most of the functions allocated to the individual districts.
They still exist both as legal administrative counties, are used in government statistics, and are also ceremonial counties.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/m/me/metropolitan_county.html   (211 words)

  
 Volusia County MPO - Serving the Transportation Needs of Volusia County, Florida
The SR 417 Extension Study was a yearlong effort undertaken by Florida's Turnpike Enterprise to investigate the feasibility of a new toll road in Seminole and Volusia Counties.
In early 2002, Volusia County, Seminole County, the Volusia County MPO, and METROPLAN Orlando all passed resolutions asking Florida's Turnpike Enterprise to study the feasibility of a new toll road.
The Volusia County Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) is a policy-making board comprised of representatives from local government and transportation authorities that review transportation issues.
www.volusiacountympo.com   (678 words)

  
 NACo | Metropolitan county leaders tour U.S.-Mexico Border
While referring to natural disasters, such as floods, tornados and earthquakes, she reminded metropolitan county leaders not to place all their requests in one federal funding basket, such as terrorism.
Urban counties are responsible for the well being of about 45 percent of the nation’s population, which live in the 100 largest metropolitan counties.
Additionally, a majority of metropolitan counties are feeling the pinch of a growing immigrant and domestic uninsured population that is becoming more dependent on county public health systems, thereby forcing the recent closing of health facilities and hospitals and the laying off of thousands of health and medical professionals in counties across the nation.
www.naco.org /UrbanTemplate.cfm?Section=LUCC_News&template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=8085   (1056 words)

  
 Manchester UK
It was born of the Industrial Revolution when it came to the forefront of world textile manufacture and production, a position it held until the 1960s.
It is a vibrant dynamic city, one of the largest metropolitan conurbations in the United Kingdom, proud of its history and heritage, its culture and its entrepreneurial spirit.
In the 1970s, Greater Manchester was born - a still controversial grouping of 8 towns and 2 cities which were subsumed into one large administrative connurbation, the Metropolian County of Greater Manchester.
www.manchester2002-uk.com   (310 words)

  
 Tucson-Pima Metropolitan Energy Commission
The Metropolitan Energy Commission was established in 1980 with the mission of "serving as a catalyst for the City of Tucson and Pima County to build a more sustainable energy future in the region." It is funded jointly by the City of Tucson and Pima County.
The Tucson-Pima County Metropolitan Energy Commission (MEC) is an appointed, all-volunteer civic commission, jointly established in 1980 by the City of Tucson and Pima County to serve the community on energy matters.
Pima County and the City of Tucson have become national leaders in adopting energy-efficient building codes and permitting the use of sustainable natural building materials including, adobe, rammed earth, and strawbale construction.
www.tucsonmec.org   (277 words)

  
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In fact, as the county developed, the urban riverfront and suburban countryside became inseparable, and it is this intimate connection between city and suburb that explains the sometime turbulent evolution of a multicultural society.
The concept of a metropolitan county composed of different cultural and ethnic groups can be a valuable method with which to analyze the American historical experience in local community building.
The future Camden County became more closely connected to the wider American historical experience at the end of the eighteenth century, when its location directly across the river from the temporary national capital in Philadelphia placed it at the crossroads of the American Revolution and near the birthplace of the United States.
rutgerspress.rutgers.edu /Author/Dorwart/excerpt.html   (1508 words)

  
 Metropolitan County Encyclopedia Article, Description, History and Biography @ TheLocalColorArtGallery.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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 Broward County Metropolitan Planning Organization
The Broward County MPO is a federally-required planning body responsible for transportation planning in Broward County.
Established in 1977 by the Florida Legislature, the MPO was created to direct urban transportation planning and allocate federal and state funds.
It is the lead agency responsible for developing and administrating plans and programs to maintain eligibility and receive funds for the transportation systems in Broward County.
www.broward.org /mpo   (101 words)

  
 County to oust inept officers - Metropolitan - The Washington Times, America's Newspaper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
With the number of violent crimes in Prince George's County grabbing headlines, officials yesterday promised to weed out ineffective police officers, who they say are hampering the county's fight against crime.
County Executive Jack B. Johnson and Chief Melvin C. High said the chief's community services area (CSA) model is stifled by the unproductive officers.
But the county's Fraternal Order of Police criticized Chief High's community policing deployment strategies at a separate press conference yesterday morning, saying that the CSAs spread officers too thin throughout the county.
washingtontimes.com /metro/20050729-102058-7762r.htm   (545 words)

  
 Sedgwick County, Kansas Metroplitan Medical Response System
Sedgwick County MMRS was selected to participate in the Integrated Emergency Management Course (IEMC) from more than 100 applications.
Sedgwick County Officials attended this four and a half day exercise located at FEMA's Noble Training Center in Anniston, AL in April.
Sedgwick County MMRS is featured in the March 2005 National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC) newsletter for the work on the recent "Coliseum Choas" media workshop and tabletop exercise.
www.sedgwickcounty.org /mmrs   (499 words)

  
 Charlotte County-Punta Gorda MPO
Our job is to translate local priorities in Charlotte County, Florida to state and federal transportation project funding.
The MPO Board is represented by five elected officials and one non-elected official.
The Florida Department of Transportation Secretary, District One is the non-elected official (non-voting) on the Board.
www.ccmpo.com   (223 words)

  
 United Way Metropolitan Tarrant County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Board of Directors of United Way of Metropolitan Tarrant County has selected Tim Carter as the organization's new president and chief executive officer.
Carter formerly was president and CEO of the Harris Methodist Health Foundation, where he worked with the six Harris Hospitals to provide philanthropic support for capital projects and programs related to health care.
Prior to joining the Foundation in 2001, Carter was president of JP Morgan Chase Bank in Fort Worth from 1992 to 1998 and chairman from 1998 to 2001.
www.unitedwaytarrant.org /home/Home_Pg1_030108/TimCarter.htm   (521 words)

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