City Dissolution

The Kern County grand jury concludes that Maricopa no longer has the resources to maintain its status and duties as an incorporated city. One example includes accepting an $8,000 loan from a tow truck operator to make City payroll.
Jun 12, 2011
Some residents of St. George, Missouri, population 1,300, are circulating a petition for the November ballot that would disband their town and put them under the jurisdiction of St. Louis County.
May 21, 2011   The St. Louis Post-Dispatch