MUNICIPAL ASSOCIATIONS (German : Verwaltungsgemeinschaften) are
statutory corporations or public bodies created by statute in the
German federal states of
A municipal association normally consists of several adjacent municipalities located in the same district . It is controlled by a political representative, chairperson or executive board. Depending on the state, this person may be officially retained or appointed as mayor .
The duties of a municipal association typically encompass
* Setting up land use plans * Sewage disposal * Payment transactions * Cemetery matters * Fire brigade provision