Dillinger outlines different forms of the cities and

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Unformatted text preview: s of The cities and municipalities provided markets, slaughterhouses, garbage collection, traffic management, and sanitation, business licenses, fire protection and police (along with central government). Under the centralized system housing and water supply were a national responsibility. Presently, housing service delivery has been devolved to the local level, water service is regionalized and power is provided by the private sector. Under the Code, comprehensive lists of additional services and regulatory powers have been devolved to the municipalities and the cities (see, Appendix A). Figure 2.1 shows the different levels of the national organizational structure. In terms of financial resources, funding for the provincial and central services came largely from the national government grants. Now, the LGC authorizes revenue mobilization for local governments through property tax, business, income from local economic enterprises, and through use of fees and charges, in addition to an inter-governmental transfer - a share of the national internal revenue. For both property and business tax...
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