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Navigating the Governmental Maze

Structure of GovernmentThis presentation addresses the needs of new officials and members of the public seeking a foundational understanding of local governmental structures and processes. The session clarifies different roles of local government, differentiating counties, cities (both general law and charter cities) and special districts. The session focuses on placed upon common law responsibilities held by public officials, including the duties of loyalty, due diligence and avoidance of bias.