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The place of the local
government in the
Is the third level of the USA government.
They exist all across the country
They`re subunits of various State governments.
Each unit is located within 1 of the 50 States.
POWERS OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT
By exercising these powers they are actually exercising State
Supreme Court of the US
US Court of Appeals
US District Courts
US Courts of Special Jurisdiction
US Bankruptcy Courts
A mayor and a council form what is called the aldermen.
The mayor is head of the executive branch, presiding over
council meetings, appointing chiefs of departments,
perhaps with the council`s approval, and is often the
budgetary officer of the city. He can veto ordinances
passed by the legislative branch, the council.
Is the administration of a particular district with
representatives elected by the people who live there.
12 Principles of a GOOD Local Government:
4.1 Federalism: The Division of Powers
Objective 4: Explain the place of a Local Government in a Federal System.