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Unformatted text preview: Assess Value of Property o Treasurer Finances o Clerk Keeps All Records o Auditor All Money is Spent Legally Different Types of Governments o Commission Government Body of People who make all decisions o Council Manager System City Council Make Political Decisions Hire City Manager o Carries out Decisions o Strong Mayoral System Big Cities Very Powerful Sets Agenda o Weak Mayoral System Smaller Towns Not as much power with mayor Mayor more ceremonial Different types of Charters within a City o General Charter Rules for how a City Functions Normal City Standard Template o Special Charter Different Rules Ex: Native American Casinos Gambling Age o Home Rule Charter City has power over any area that the State has not specified...
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course POLS 207 taught by Professor Peterson during the Spring '07 term at Texas A&M.
- Spring '07