|Palatine of Brotherhood of the United Blocks|
|Member of||FBU Administration|
|Appointer||Sovereign of FBU|
|Term length||No fixed term|
The Palatine is a local government official responsible for the administration and governance of a specific territorial unit of Brotherhood of the United Blocks. He holds a unique role that combines elements of both a mayor and a prefect, encompassing administrative, governance, representation, and security responsibilities to ensure effective local governance and the welfare of the community they serve.
Role of the Palatine
The Palatine is the official representative of the State within the territory and is appointed at the discretion of the Sovereign of the Brotherhood of the United Blocks, but is subordinate to the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Being appointed directly by the Sovereign, the Palatine carries out their duties with the mandate and trust of the highest authority. They exercise administrative and decision-making powers to fulfill the objectives set by the central government.
The Palatine is responsible for ensuring the implementation of state policies, laws, and regulations within the territory. They works closely with the Ministry to coordinate and enforce government directives and initiatives at the local level and ensuring the well-being of the community they serve.
The Palatine oversees the day-to-day management of the locality. They play a crucial role in decision-making processes and are involved in issues related to urban development, public services, infrastructure, and community welfare. The Palatine approves construction projects, establishes public roads, and ensures the orderly functioning of the locality.
In addition to their mayoral duties, the Palatine also acts as a prefect, taking on responsibilities related to public order, security, and emergency response.
Furthermore, the Palatine assumes the role of a representative, both within the locality and in interactions with other public authorities. They serve as a liaison between the community and higher levels of government, advocating for local interests and addressing the concerns and needs of the residents.
Additionally, the Palatine collaborates with community leaders, and stakeholders to ensure effective governance and the well-being of the residents. They may participate in meetings, conferences, and other forums to discuss local concerns, propose solutions, and foster cooperation between different actors.
Duties of the Palatine
- Implementing government policies at the local level.
- Managing the locality, including approving constructions and determining public roads.
- Ensuring public order and protecting the locality from external dangers.
- Recording and preserving the local history (considered the town's scholar).
- Representing the locality in relations with other public authorities.
- Resolving community issues and mediating conflicts.