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Slide Presentation on Local Government Basics


This slide presentation helps local officials and others provide a basic overview of how local government works in California. 

See Documents and Resources at right. See below for potential explanatory handouts to accompany presentations.

Note that pages 5-10 of Understanding the Basics of Local Agency Decision-making contains an explanation of the different kinds of local agencies (cities, counties, schools, special districts, and so on).

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