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MUNICIPALITY. The body of officers, taken collectively, belonging to a city, who are appointed to manage its affairs and defend its interests.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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BEIRUT: The Traffic, Trucks and Vehicles Management Authority owes several municipalities almost all of the profits it made from parking meters in their areas, the Court of Audit ruled Tuesday.
According to the World Bank data, the municipalities will receive various amounts commensurate with their population until 2023 when the programme will end.Municipalities, which will receive the highest amounts include Kisumu (Sh773.6m), Nakuru (Sh740m), Eldoret (Sh630m), Kikuyu (Sh534m), Ruiru (S84.6m), Kangundo-Tala (S41.3m), Naivasha (S44m), Thika (S05m), Machakos (S03.6 m) and Kitale (Sh299m).
A specific program has already been launched to support municipalities in this process of energy transition technically and financially.
Talking at the opening ceremony of the new building which is to host the Nicosia Municipality offices, President Anastasiades said that by merging the four municipalities, Nicosia will become a "development center for all of Cyprus".
According to a letter dated February 21, 53 municipalities applied for the programme.
43% of the Bulgarian municipalities have won vouchers to build high-speed access to the World Wide Web in the first competition held in November 2018.
"The priority is to reposition the relationship between the central state and local government, and to reduce municipalities' reliance on the central state, both administratively and financially.
The best rural municipalities have been selected in Kyrgyzstan on the basis of competition and were awarded monetary prizes, the State Agency for Local Self-Government and Ethnic Relations said.
Nabil Bank has officially started operation of 12 new branches in rural municipalities in Province No.
Representatives of the two local communities from Sarajevo and Skopje signed a memorandum on the intention to establish cooperation between these two municipalities. As stated in the signed Memorandum, the ultimate goal is the implementation of joint projects of mutual benefit and interest for the citizens of the two local communities in the field of economy and local economic development, tourism, culture, education, environmental protection and sport.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The Kocaeli Municipality has been ranked first among municipalities with the highest debt, amounting to TL 5.42 billion, with the Treasury, according to a recently released report prepared by the Undersecretariat of the Treasury.

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