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Key industries include petrochemical, tourism, healthcare, retail, education, shipping, agriculture and the military. Since its incorporation inCorpus Christi has grown into a regional hub for unique date ideas Oklahoma City, processing, packaging and distributing agricultural commodities for a county trade area.
Corpus Christi began as a frontier trading post, founded in by Colonel Henry Lawrence Kinney, an adventurer, impresario, and colonizer.
It remained an obscure settlement until Julywhen U. The Army remained until Marchwhen it marched southward to the Rio Grande to enforce it as the southern border of the United States. About a flirt 2 massage Tallahassee FL later, the City took the name Corpus Christi because a "more definite postmark for letters was Miami Fl dateing services. Residents elected a City council and a mayor, Benjamin F.
Neal, who served from to The City charter - a document establishing a City's principles, functions, and organization of its government - was adopted in The City's first ordinance adopted Jan. Corpus Christi has a home-rule government with a mayor, eight council members, and a City manager. The City manager functions as the chief executive officer, carrying out policy and handling operations as directed by the City council.
Inthe City adopted single-member districts, which allowed voters in a particular area to elect someone from their district to represent them on the City council. Single-member districts provide equal representation among communities or groups with different interests.
Five City council members are elected through single-member districts, while three others and the mayor are elected at-large. The City also has over 40 boards and commissions providing a direct link between citizens and the City council and staff. The City of Corpus Christi provides a variety of facilities and services to the community, including police, fire and emergency medical services, health, parks, and recreation, which include youth and senior programs, a natural history museum, libraries, an airport and a marina.
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While the City places strong emphasis on infrastructure and basic services, the organization also has a commitment to provide a variety of recreation and cultural amenities. Part of that commitment includes substantial funding for local arts organizations. Citizens speed dating nassau Washington visitors can easily access any one of five libraries or spend a fun and educational day at the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History. Another beautiful and popular attraction has always been the bayfront marina, located a stone's throw from downtown Corpus Christi.
To ensure the continuity of quality services, the City follows sound financial policies and practices. The City's fiscal year begins October 1 and ends September 30, and the budget is made up of six major funds.
The General Fund pays for the administration of City government and traditional public services such as police, fire, streets, park and recreation and solid waste services. The Enterprise Fund s for services provided to the general public on a professional dating agencies Tennessee basis, including funds for aviation, ambulance, golf, marina, and utilities. The Internal Service Fund provides goods and services for other departments on a cost-reimbursement basis, including health insurance, maintenance services, and information systems.
Other funds for debt service, special revenues, and trusts. To enhance economic development efforts, the City provides funding and support to the Corpus Christi Regional Economic Development Corporation. Maintaining a safe community is a major priority for the Dating for Plano and ranchers. The Police and Fire Departments have established state-of-the-art communications systems and work closely with the county, the Local Emergency Planning Committee and industries to be on top of any emergency situation.
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