Forming a Metropolitan Government
Tennessee, 1953, consolidation government was common and was in existence. Centuries later multiple states wanted to do the same in consolidating their government, but only three states made it through the process. Several decades later, assemblies held in Tennessee made it understandable for the local citizens to get involve by holding a petition. These legislation requirements were brainstorming ideas for the future, communication in general, and teamwork. One of the main focuses was the rules. The rules stated that “consolidation shall not become effective until submitted to the qualified voters, residing within the municipal corporation and in the county outside….and approved by a majority of those voting within the municipal corporation and by a majority of those voting in the county”.
The assembly created in the state of Tennessee is known as TACIR (Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations). The issues that needed to be taken care of was sent to TACIR. This government operation was form to not only better the citizens present, but also their future. Many concerns were constantly announce and sent to the assembly such as: the structure pattern, the governments’ powers, the role play of the leader, and the status between the state and locals. The assembly assisted everyone who was in need of assistance. The governments mainly lend a helping hand when it came down if the corporations were a part of the governmental functions.
There are five steps to form a government. Step one is to have a exploratory committee. This step include finding various locations to held the meeting, discussion the next step, and finding other sources to format a commission. Step two is creating the commission and this step is a must because it is a requirement due to the state’s law. Creating a committee can be done in three ways: adopting a resolution, a petition, and through a private act. Step three is the work...