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SINGLE-TIER MUNICIPALITY [1 record]

Record 1 2003-10-24

English

Subject field(s)
  • Municipal Administration
OBS

Each major urban area should have only one unit of local government. This would allow for area-wide planning, economies of scale in service production and the extension of infrastructure to the entire area. Today, we would call this a "single-tier" model in which the tier encompasses the entire metropolitan area.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Administration municipale
CONT

Toute grande agglomération urbaine ne devrait avoir qu'une seule unité d'administration locale. On réalisera ainsi une planification à l'échelle de la région, des économies d'échelle en matière de prestation de services, et on étendra l'infrastructure à toute la région. On appellerait cela aujourd'hui un modèle de municipalité non régionalisée où le palier englobe toute la zone métropolitaine.

Spanish

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