Municipal Jurisdiction

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Municipal Jurisdiction

The area over which a municipality governs. For example, the municipal jurisdiction of a city extends to the city limits. Municipalities must enforce laws and may tax within their jurisdictions.
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The cities composing this league retained their municipal jurisdiction, appointed their own officers, and enjoyed a perfect equality.
In the US, a number of state and municipal jurisdictions, including New York City (where the local government passed a tax, only to have it overridden by the state), tried and failed to pass taxes until, in 2014, Berkeley, CA, became the first city to pass a 1-cent-per-ounce tax.
"We control more than 50% of the municipal budget allocation and deliver services to 16m citizens in these municipal jurisdictions. Where we have Deen governing, and newly govern, the DA difference is being felt and seen.
The Municipal Council is empowered to make recommendations with regard of various activities within the municipal jurisdictions.
Aboriginal neighbours, resource companies, senior governments and municipal jurisdictions, all collide right here in Northern Ontario.
Anna Smith, National Training Coordinator for Indian Country Training, clarifies, “We highly recommend this course for tribal elected officials, tribal department managers, tribal public safety and tribal emergency managers, as well as officials in neighboring county or municipal jurisdictions who would like to learn more about tribal-specific processes.” She adds that participants can register online by going to http://indiancountrytraining.com and clicking on the “Register for Training” button.
Pilot Mountain now joins the ranks of the municipal jurisdictions such as the cities of Charlotte, Greenville, and Raleigh, North Carolina that have selected the Sparta Municipal Lease Program as a preferred alternative to the past method of financing their police departments' police cruisers by paying for the units entirely upfront.
Alberta has cooperative agreements with government-supported science and technology institutes as well as twinning agreements with provincial and municipal jurisdictions and between post-secondary institutions.
However, because police jurisdictions tend to coincide with municipal jurisdictions because municipalities almost always have their own police departments, there may be limited policy implications to this finding.
This study takes as its units of analysis municipal jurisdictions within the state of Florida, with populations larger than 2,500 in 1990.
The survey was mailed out in the fall of 1993 to all 1,126 municipal jurisdictions in the specified population, addressed primarily to city managers or mayors in these jurisdictions.
Downs mounts a concerted attack on five essential aspects of the modern American metropolitan paradigm: the endless suburban sprawl of low-density residential development; near-total dependence on the automobile for metropolitan travel; workplaces set in increasingly remote locations; delegation of suburban governments' fiscal and regulatory functions to small, parochial municipal jurisdictions; and the growing segregation of the well-to-do from the poor, and whites from minorities.
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