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City council

Legislative body, sets policies, approves budgets, passes ordinances/resolutions

2

Town board

Executive and legislative governing body

3

Village Board of Trustees

elected officials serving the constituents of their village

4

Planning Board

zoning, create master plan of the neighborhood

5

Zoning Board of Appeals

Handle variances and objections to zoning

6

Architectural Review Board

Approves building

7

Building Department

Enforces codes and issues certificates of occupancy - what you can and cannot do in buildings

8

City Engineers

Public works like sewers, subways, and bridges

9

Planning Department Tax Assessor

Determines how much taxes you pay to the treasury

10

County Health Department

Sanitation. General health of county.

11

Conservation Advisory Council

Assesses environmental impact

12

Landmarks Commission

Protecting both architectural and historic landmarks

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Receiver of Taxes

Treasury