interlocal

adjective

in·​ter·​lo·​cal ˌin-tər-ˈlō-kəl How to pronounce interlocal (audio)
: existing or occurring between localities
interlocal cooperation
City and county officials signed an interlocal agreement this fall to develop the 4-acre recreational area …Bill Dolan
interlocally adverb
fare increases that were agreed on interlocally

Examples of interlocal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Winter Park and Maitland joined interlocal agreements in 2011 with Orange to help the county with its share of the bill. Martin E. Comas, Orlando Sentinel, 9 July 2024 More cities and towns could join UTOPIA, which is an interlocal entity that owns and manages the network and is made up of the cities and towns that participate. Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica, 21 May 2024 Mecklenburg County, Charlotte, Davidson, Huntersville, Cornelius, Pineville, Matthews and Mint Hill signed onto an interlocal agreement on transit shortly after in 1999. Mary Ramsey, Charlotte Observer, 7 May 2024 Discussion centered on a possible interlocal cooperative agreement to address paying off the city's $7 million water and sewer bond issue. Ron Wood, Arkansas Online, 20 Sep. 2023 The council voted 12-3 to sign an interlocal agreement with DART. Everton Bailey Jr., Dallas News, 15 June 2023 In a public works related matter, the council approved an interlocal agreement with Lake County to fund $313,000 toward the Cady Marsh Ditch project, which will improve storm drainage in parts of the town. Chicago Tribune, 8 June 2023 The Final Four comes a few months after the city finalized its multi-party interlocal agreement plan to address crowd safety at large events—an accord spurred by the November 2021 deaths at Astroworld. Kennedy Sessions, Chron, 27 Mar. 2023 The Lake County Council Tuesday approved an interlocal agreement with the Gary Redevelopment Commission funneling another $436,000 in revenue replacement funds made possible through the American Rescue Plan Act to the city. Carrie Napoleon, Chicago Tribune, 15 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1837, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of interlocal was in 1837

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“Interlocal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interlocal. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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