Chapter 13.7 Fragmented Government

Cities that grew with annexation have a big # of governments

Annexation

The process of legally adding land to a city

Modern Annexation

Today, however, cities are less likely to annex peripheral land because the residents prefer to organize their own services rather than pay city taxes for them.

Metropolitan Government

Two kinds of metropolitan-wide governments exist: Federations and Consolidations of City and County Governments
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