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Range of services refers to the variety of services provided by a local government for its community and other customers. It is noted that this includes legislated responsibilities mandated by State & Federal Governments across a broad range of local government services. 300 more words
CHICAGO (CBS) – What would you do for your community with a million dollars? Some residents from throughout Chicago are getting a chance to answer that question, for real. 136 more words
For the uninitiated participatory budgeting (or PB) is a two-and-a-half decade old innovation of direct citizen involvement in decision-making over the allocation of public finances. In simple terms, PB refers to ordinary citizens, instead of public officials, deciding on public spending at local and regional levels (Lerner, 2011). 1,451 more words
#changesCGGcommunity is a new way for local government.
Local Government is facing challenges in providing infrastructure and services for its residents with a shrinking bucket of money (which comes from ratepayers, the Federal Government, other grants and, in some cases, the sale of assets). 551 more words
When Council began the 2029 and Beyond Program three years ago the dream was to introduce more community input into the local government system – a process that was a great challenge, but was embraced by thousands of people across Geraldton who participated in the many public dialogues that has now been encapsulated in the Community Plan. 571 more words