Community Guide

Government

Local Government

Cincinnati has a strong mayor form of government. A direct election is held every four years for the mayoral position. Presiding over the city council with the power to veto legislation, the mayor also appoints the city manager. Every two years, the city votes to elect nine members to the city council. Visit one of the following sites for more information about the city of Cincinanti.

Community Press has more information about the different municipalities and their govenment systems in Greater Cincinnati.

State Government

As the Buckeye State, Ohio encompasses 41,330 square miles with 88 counties. Visit the State of Ohio website for information about the state of Ohio.

Taxes

Please visit the following links for up-to-date information about area taxation:

Local Government

Covington, Kentucky has a mayor/commissioner form of government, consisting of a mayor, four commissioners and a city manager.

Fort Mitchell has a city council form of government.

Fort Thomas has a mayor-council from of government consisting of a mayor and 6 council members.

Community Press has more information about the different municipalities and their govenment systems in Northern Kentucky.

State Government

Kentucky - the Bluegrass state - is one of four states to call itself a "commonwealth." In 1792 when Kentucky became the 15th state - the first on the western frontier - both "commonwealth" and "state" were used. Commonwealth, meaning government based on the common consent of the people, dates to the time of Oliver Cromwell's England in the mid-1600s. The State of Kentucky Helpdesk has more information about the state of Kentucky, as does the Kentucky Government Homepage.

Taxes

Please visit the following link for up-to-date information about area taxation:

Local Government

Dayton has a council-manager form of government. Every four years, the city votes to elect four members to the City Council and a mayor. The council appoints a city manager to oversee the city employees and services. Visit one of the following sites for more information about the City of Dayton.

State Government

As the Buckeye State, Ohio encompasses 41,330 square miles with 88 counties. Visit the State of Ohio website for information about the state of Ohio.

Taxes

Please visit the following link for up-to-date information about area taxation:

Local Government

State Government

Indiana, the Hoosier state, is a leading manufacturing state and a major agricultural producer and is the nation's 14th largest state. Click here for information about the state of Indiana, or visit the Indiana Government Homepage.

Taxes

Please visit the following link for up-to-date information about area taxation: