After watching this video: (don’t have to watch more than 1 hour)
VIDEO- City Council – PublicInput.com (saspeakup.com)
You can view the agenda also when you open the link.
Answer the following questions:
1. Explain where in the origin and development of the Texas Constitution, did this organizational governing body get its creation, e.g., where is it mentioned in the Texas Constitution and why was it put there?
2. How does this Elected Body reflect “Federalism?” e.g., what funding is coming from federal sources or mandates that the federal government has handed down to this Elected Body that they must follow?
3. Which branch (or branches) of government(s) was/were there and in what role, e.g., presiding; testifying; presenting or securing? (Legislative makes laws; judicial interpret laws; executive enforces laws)
4. Who is really making the decisions in this public forum? Listen to the role of each participant. is it the elected body, elected officials, or the public etc. If need be, identify by issues discussed.
4b. Your take-away in terms of what you learned or gained from the experience.
Remember only sources to use in order to answer the questions is the video I posted.