The ABC’s of local government


NEW YORK STATE — There is no better time to start attending local government meetings than at the beginning of the year when new people are joining the board.

As the newly elected officials settle into their roles, they are sure to ask extra questions that will benefit the people who chose to watch or attend the government meetings. Those questions will often garner information about the history of current issues, the proper protocol and the definition of commonly used jargon, acronyms, abbreviations, terms and phrases.

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