PLS 323-01

*** EXAM REVIEW ***

  • 90pts total
  • mostly m/c
  • Celeste, Voino, Taft
  • 1Q on Rhodes 2t/Celeste, near time of transition
  • may 23 SoO unemploymt, inmate thing
  • may 30 SoO inmate thing, Brunner, Montgomery
  • strong governor v. weak governor (OH has strong form)
  • DDN: race to the top, budget commission not meet
  • 34 m/c, 6 short answer
  • local govt
  • 3Q Vicki Pegg
  • 5Q county govt
  • 2Q township
  • 5Q city/municipal govt
  • 2Q Vern Riffe
  • Cathy Collins-Taylor nomination defeated for Public Safety Director
  • Tom Stickrath appointed in place
  • Betty Montgomery: home & hearth keep women out of politics
  • Jennifer Brunner: agree, would add lack of access to money
  • Vicki Pegg highlights:
  • regionalism
  • 911 dispatch
  • Indianapolis, one of first regional areas
  • another is Louisville KY
  • regionalism doesn’t work in areas with large African-Am populations < 50%
  • under-represented to begin with, would get even worse with regional govt
  • regionalism = “Metro Govt”
  • ends when AfAm represent around 50%+ of population
  • County Commission forms budgets for all countywide offices
  • 4year term on CoCom.
  • Auditor: examines gas pumps, weights & measures
  • Clerk of Ct.
  • Coroner: must be MD
  • Engineer: must have certification
  • Prosecutor: must have JD
  • Recorder: real estate deeds
  • Sheriff
  • Treasurer
  • 2 counties idfferent from other 86
  • 3 county commissioners elected countywide
  • Summit, Cuyahoga: charter form of Co govt
  • arm of state govt in other 86 co’s, can only do what state allows
  • Summit & Cuya can enact own laws
  • county council, some at district level, some at-large
  • have their own charters
  • charter counties eliminate most elective office, become appointed offices
  • commission makes policy
  • administrator actually runs the system
  • CCAO: co cmsrs assn of OH (lobbying org)
  • co cms’n has final ruling on annexation petitions
  • “best interest” “good for both govts”
  • must have vote to shift from county commission to charter
  • second vote is to accept recommendations
  • both must occur in one year
  • fails due to:
  • fear
  • tax haven
  • parties
  • politics of race
  • 3500 independent governments in OH, nearly 10X more than avg
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