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Main Author: Reynolds, Osborne M., 1940-
Format: Book
Published: St. Paul, MN. : West Academic Publishing, 2019
Edition:Fifth edition
Series:Hornbook series
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Table of Contents:
  • The study of local government today
  • Units of local government
  • Forms of government within local units
  • Limits on state control of municipalities : inherent home rule
  • Limits on state control of municipalities : specific constitutional limitations
  • Limits on state control of municipalities : constitutional and statutory home rule
  • Relationship of municipalities to federal government
  • Powers of municipalities
  • Delegation of powers
  • Municipal legislation : requirement of definiteness and certainty
  • Municipal legislation : forms and procedures for enactment
  • Territorial composition of municipalities
  • Public officers
  • Public employees
  • Finances of local governments
  • Local inducements to business and industry
  • Local operation of utilities
  • Local control of the use of property : zoning and related methods
  • Municipal acquisition of property : eminent domain and other methods
  • Urban renewal and public housing
  • "Planning" at the local level
  • Efforts to establish "new towns"
  • Local regulation of trade, business, and other enterprises
  • Local controls on criminal activity
  • Local contractual and quasi-contractual liability
  • Local government liability in tort and related theories
  • Extraordinary actions and remedies as to local governments