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Notice to Telangana municipal staff for skipping KTR’s “birthday party”; civic body leader suspended after backlash

Photo: PTI New Delhi: A show cause notice issued to some civic staff in the town of Bellampally for skipping Telangana minister KT Rama Rao’s birthday celebrations sparked a political row, with the opposition asking if the state was turned into a ‘monarchy’ from governance by elected representatives. Bellampally Town Commissioner G Gangadhar recently issued […]

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Pateros LGU charges IT fees for city hall transactions – Manila Bulletin

The Municipal Government of Pateros imposed IT fees for various transactions, including business permits, real estate, and motor tricycle and operator permits. To enforce the fees, the Pateros City Council passed City Ordinance 2022-18 amending the local tax code and adding computer fees. The Municipal Government of Pateros will collect IT fees from people making […]

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Islamic Art Exhibit Opens at Saanich Municipal Hall

An enthusiastic crowd of about 50 people gathered outside the Saanich Municipal Hall on July 27 for the opening of an Islamic art exhibit. Organized in partnership with Voices for Muslim Women – an organization actively working to combat racism and discrimination by creating opportunities for cultural education and expression – Al-Fatiha has been in […]

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Roadside Memorial Sign Program Receives Municipal Services Committee Approval – Pasadena Now

The municipal services committee on Tuesday unanimously approved a roadside memorial sign program, which aims to commemorate victims of fatal crashes while educating motorists about road safety. Under the program, a memorial sign can be requested by the family of a fatal collision victim through their local district office after a minimum of six months […]

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Holmdel voters reject question proposing new form of municipal government

HOLMDEL — By a margin of nearly 500 votes, residents rejected a charter review commission’s recommendation to institute a new form of municipal government in Holmdel. A special election was held on July 26 and according to results posted online by the Monmouth County Clerk’s Office, the public question that asked voters if they wanted […]

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Hartselle holds vigil for injured police officer at town hall

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) – More than 50 people, including Hartselle Mayor Randy Garrison, attended the vigil in support of one of their own, Officer Lynn Dean. It’s been a week since Dean was hospitalized after fracturing his skull while patrolling an area where a church was recently robbed. Hartselle Police Chief Justin Barley says the […]

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Municipal services are provided at huge financial cost to SA, says expert

While the results of the 2020 Non-Financial Municipal Census were horrific, experts say it came as no surprise following a warning from the Office of the Auditor General (AG) which said more than a quarter of SA municipalities are on the brink of financial collapse. SA had more than 3.6 million indigent households in 2020, […]

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Advocates call for restrictions on ‘predatory’ payday loans | Local News

Local nonprofit advocates plan to ask the Mankato City Council to impose interest rate caps on what they call “predatory” payday lenders. Payday loans, which are typically $500 or less, give borrowers quick cash to pay off in full at a high interest rate on their next paycheck. Critics say the loans target people in […]

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South Africa: More South Africans receiving municipal services, says Stats SA

The number of consumer units receiving services from municipalities increased between 2019 and 2020, according to Statistics South Africa (Stats SA). In releasing the 2020 Non-Financial Census of Municipalities on Tuesday, Stats SA said that for the reporting period, sewage and sanitation showed the largest percentage increase (4.3%), followed by water (3 .9%), followed by […]

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Michigan Ballot Campaign to Limit Short Payday Loan Signings

LANSING — State election officials say a ballot campaign to restrict payday loans failed to garner enough valid signatures to qualify for the November ballot. Michiganders for Fair Lending submitted approximately 392,000 signatures for the bill launched on June 1. But the Elections Office, in a report issued late last week to the Board of […]

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Byrne launches city government tour looking for new best practices and ideas to improve county government

Recognizing that there is still an election for Putnam County Executive in November, but also fully appreciating the opportunity presented by the lack of opponent, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne announced his intention to visit, speak and visit a multitude county and local government offices inside and outside of Putnam County to solicit additional ideas and best […]

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Byrne launches city government tour looking for new best practices and ideas to improve county government

Recognizing that there is still an election for Putnam County Executive in November, but also fully appreciating the opportunity presented by the lack of opponent, Assemblyman Kevin Byrne announced his intention to visit, speak and visit a multitude county and local government offices inside and outside of Putnam County to solicit additional ideas and best […]

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Secretary reviews performance of Punjab Municipal Rural Service Corporation

mohamed irfan Posted on July 18, 2022 | 6:10 p.m. LAHORE, (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News – July 18, 2022): Imran Sikandar Baloch, Punjab Local Government and Community Development (LG&CD) Secretary, visited the offices of the Punjab Rural Municipal Services Company (PRMSC), here on Monday. The Project Manager briefed the Secretary on the performance and various other […]

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City residents are generally satisfied with municipal services

Residents of Lake Wales are generally quite satisfied with the services and conditions provided to residents by the municipal government, according to a citywide survey conducted by the ETC Institute. Three commissioners heard a report on the results during a telephone presentation by a company representative at their workshop. When the survey was launched, City […]

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Municipal Affairs — Lindsay Advocate

By Lindsay Advocate July 16, 2022 We need collaborators much more than critics. We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: municipal government matters. A lot. Just think about the things that affect you and your family every day. Roads, libraries, police, garbage, community centers, paramedics, parks, agriculture, museums, firefighters, snow removal, recycling, economic […]

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Payday loans are not an option to make ends meet, experts say

INDIANAPOLIS — Amid the highest inflation in four decades, financial experts are urging consumers to use any option to pay their bills — besides a payday loan. These loans offer a “cash fast” option, but they often lead to a dangerous spiral of debt. “So you can really end up in a debt cycle because […]

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Jagan accepts wage hike and compensation for striking municipal staff

VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has approved a salary increase for sanitation workers to ₹21,000 per month, Municipal Administration Minister Adimulapu Suresh announced on Thursday evening. He further revealed that the CM also decided to pay ₹6,000 as health allowance to the sanitation workers. Keeping these two aspects in mind, the municipal minister […]

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Gene Keenon, director of government affairs and municipal services for Republic Services (left), presents a check for $5,000 to the city in fulfillment of a promise the company made to the Perry Sampson Park renovation project. Accepting the check was Mayor Pro

Thu 07/14/2022 – 10:46 City approves rezoning of Shelbyville Street property By Leon AldridgeEditor and publisher Ahead of the downtown city council meeting on Monday, Gene Keenon, director of government affairs and municipal services for Republic Services, presented a check for $5,000 to the city in fulfillment of a promise the company made made to […]

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In-person municipal services will remain open | 99.1 FM CKXS

Dresden City Hall. Photo courtesy of Google Maps. Despite a report recommending the closure of several municipal service centers in Chatham-Kent, the municipality will retain in-person services for the foreseeable future. At its Monday evening meeting, Chatham-Kent council discussed the customer service review report which had recommended the closure of underutilized service centers in Dresden, […]

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Best payday loans and bad loans with guaranteed approval in July 2022

This article is sponsored content. Interested in advertising with us? Click here. Do you intend to apply for a bad credit ready? Maybe you have bad credit or have been through a tough financial time. Are you late with your bills or do you owe money to a family member? Or maybe your car is […]

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Millions are due repayments on expensive credit cards and payday loans – are you owed cash?

MILLIONS of people who were wrongly sold unaffordable credit on cards, loans and overdrafts could be compensated. Even those who have already repaid what they owed could claim thousands if they can prove that paying off the debt was difficult in addition to day-to-day life. 3 Millions who were wrongly sold unaffordable credit on cards, […]

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Squamish council must be transparent about the municipal hall lease

It seems prudent to conclude that the rental of a municipal hall is an objective for the current council. However, I believe there are other broader alternatives that should be explored before signing a lease. There are many serious issues that squamish ratepayers need to be aware of before signing any lease. A significant concern […]

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Government strives to design a sustainable municipal service delivery system

LAHORE: The government is making every effort to devise ways, means and systems for optimal, efficient, cost-effective and sustainable service delivery of municipal services at the local level. Project Management Unit Director Muhammad Hamza Salik was speaking at a one-day participatory workshop, organized by Asian Consulting Engineers and Ramboll Denmark in conjunction with the Improved […]

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Mayor of LaGrange inducted into Georgia Municipal Government Hall of Fame – Reuters

On Monday, LaGrange Mayor Jim Thornton was inducted into the Georgia Municipal Government Hall of Fame at GMA’s annual convention in Savannah. The Georgia Municipal Government (GMA) Hall of Fame recognizes municipal officials who have made extraordinary contributions to municipal government and who have been a strong supporter of the GMA. The GMA advocates for […]

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4 Best Online Payday Loans for Bad Credit, No Credit History Required, in 2022

Payday loans are a lifeline in the face of financial emergencies. Whether you need urgent repairs to your car or refrigerator or are in a medical crisis, online payday loans can come to your rescue! Online loans are a valuable resource when looking for loans near you. In this article, you’ll learn what payday loans […]