Collin County

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  • The Formal Mission Of Collin County

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    Collin County is a governing body north of Dallas that has been experiencing rapid growth over the past decade. Planning for the population growth, businesses expansions, and county debt has been needed in order for the county to be sustainable during the great recession. The formal mission of Collin County is to deliver services including justice, public safety, infrastructure, and public health as mandated by the State of Texas and to execute other priorities as determined by the Commissioners

  • The Formal Mission Of Collin County

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    The formal mission of Collin County is to deliver services including justice, public safety, infrastructure, and public health as mandated by the State of Texas and to execute other priorities as determined by the Commissioners Court (Collin County). The mission statement is very concise and specific at times by mentioning the main services that are provided, such as justice, public safety, infrastructure, and public health. Length of mission statements can be cumbersome at times to understand because

  • Princeton Case Study

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    Location Princeton is a community in Collin County Texas that is experiencing expeditious growth. Located approximately 30 miles north of Dallas, Princeton borders on the east Farmersville and on the west McKinney, #3 on the U.S. Census Bureau’s list of the 15 fastest-growing large cities in the country. Its main business district is located along State Highway 380 corridor. With development underway for a new 107 acre business park off the corridor. Growth Over the past few years Princeton has

  • Case Study Community Profile

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    Community Profile Location Princeton is a community in Collin County Texas that is experiencing expeditious growth. Located approximately 30 miles north of Dallas, Princeton borders on the east Farmersville and on the west McKinney, #3 on the U.S. Census Bureau’s list of the 15 fastest-growing large cities in the country. Its main business district is located along State Highway 380 corridor. With development underway for a new 107 acre business park off the corridor. Growth Princeton’s growth

  • A Feminist Defense Of Bridezillas Analysis

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    Men and Women have always been described differently. While men are strong and independent, women are weak and dependent on a man. The tradition has been set for marriage to come after being with a significant other for more than a while. Women then take charge of providing food, child care, and housework. In “A Feminist Defense of Bridezillas,” by Kelsey McKinney, she defends the idea of marriage and how women react to wanting their big day to be special as well as perfect. In the article “Unpopular

  • Proposal On Foster Care

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    home capacity needs by county: red meaning an under supply of foster homes, and blue meaning an oversupply of foster homes. From figure 1, we can see that Dallas County is facing a deficit (undersupplied) of foster homes available to foster children. We can also see from Figure 1 that the surrounding areas of Dallas, such as: Denton county, Collin county, Kaufman county, and Rockwall county all have an oversupply of foster homes. This means that children from Dallas county have no other choice but

  • Marva Collins Case Study

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    require just "books, a board, and a couple of legs that will last the day," Marva Collins told Dan Hurley in 50 Plus magazine. These three things were basically all that Collins had when she opened the Westside Preparatory School in Chicago, Illinois, in 1975 with the $5,000 she had added to her benefits subsidize. Frustrated in the wake of instructing in the state funded educational system for a long time, Collins chose to leave and open a school that would welcome understudies who had been dismisses

  • A Model Of Governance Through Capitalistic Ideals

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    Want to know a little known fact? Local government is one of the most influential factors in the American way of life, but it is not even mentioned in the U.S. Constitution. Essentially the Constitution set up national and state governments but leaves local governments out creating a gray area. This area has been filled with many different methods and types of government. One of the ideas which pertains to filling this gray area is the Tiebout model. In essence this is a model of governance through

  • Buffalo For Real Case Study

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    The narrative that gets told about a city influences public policies, economic development initiatives, and even civic morale and engagement. For example, in the case of Buffalo, pervasive myths about high property tax rates have influenced the public’s perception about the funding of public programs and fed the desire for irresponsible tax cuts. Similarly, stories that fail to acknowledge issues of poverty, inequality, and segregation marginalize certain groups and hinder constructive dialogue on

  • Texas Politics Essay

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    the state of Texas. Texas has 254 counties, the most of any state. Each county is governed by a five-member Commissioners Court, which consists of a County Judge (elected at-large) and four Commissioners (elected from single-member precincts). The County Judge has no veto authority over the decisions of the Court, s/he has one vote along with the other Commissioners. In smaller counties, the County Judge also performs judicial functions, while in larger counties his/her role is limited to the Court

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