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The short-term deal will assure long-term overspending
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Topic - Town Council
A town council is a democratically elected form of government for small municipalities or civil parishes. A council may serve as both the representative and executive branch. - Source: Wikipedia
Officials in Culpeper, Va., decided to create a new public relations branding campaign, and tourism officials suggested they go with a new, less "political" emblem. The problem: The town's existing logo — the famous Revolutionary War-era rattlesnake and "Don't Tread On Me" combination — had been "hijacked" by the conservative tea party movement, staffers said.
A civil liberties group is getting ready to take legal action against the town of Brentwood for reciting the Lord's Prayer in council meetings — a practice the group says is unconstitutional.
PARIS | Gay marriage and adoption were in the spotlight in France as the Catholic Church used a religious holiday to urge politicians to protect heterosexual traditions.
What about growing marijuana to pay off municipal debt? One Spanish village is putting the idea to a vote.
With the final Town Council seat in the small Phoenix-area town of Cave Creek on the line, two candidates who tied with 660 votes apiece in a May runoff cut cards to decide the race.
A Herndon Town Council public hearing on the future of a taxpayer-funded day-laborer center moved toward midnight last night, as dozens of speakers signed up to discuss several proposals including a provision to require the center's new operator to verify workers' legal status.
FRONT ROYAL, Va. — This small Shenandoah Valley town must wait to become a battleground for the growing public debate about whether the General Assembly overreached in assessing high fees for Virginia drivers who break the law. The Town Council last night postponed a decision on whether to stop its 36-officer police force from enforcing most "abuser fees" laws for motorists.
Herndon officials are considering proposals that would bar Illegal aliens from using the town"s day-laborer center.