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The Local Lawmaking Process. CE. 8c. Question. How do localities enact ordinances?. Ordinances. Counties, cities, and towns adopt and enforce ordinances to provide services for their residents. Individual Participation.

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Question
Question

  • How do localities enact ordinances?


Ordinances
Ordinances

  • Counties, cities, and towns adopt and enforce ordinances to provide services for their residents.


Individual participation
Individual Participation

  • All citizens can learn the importance of the individual’s participation in the policymaking process through direct participation and simulations.


The board of supervisors
The Board of Supervisors

  • An elected board of supervisors is the local legislative body in counties and is responsible for passing laws (ordinances) for the county.


The city and town council
The City and Town Council

  • An elected council is the local legislative body in independent cities and incorporated towns.


Individual influence
Individual Influence

  • Individuals can have the greatest influence on the decisions made by local government officials.


Review
Review

  • Explain or simulate the lawmaking process.


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