Students are required to submit for grading a Formal Proposal in Unit VIII. Using the guidelines in your textbook, write a Formal Proposal (minimum of seven pages, including the cover page). The proposal should include: 1. Cover/Title Page 2. Letter/Memo of Transmittal 3. Table of Contents 4. Executive Summary 5. Introduction 6. Discussion Sections 7. Conclusion 8. Appendices (include an APA style Reference Page) If necessary, include a List of Illustrations. Be sure to include that material in your Table of Contents. For this proposal, imagine that you own a company that has been asked to provide a proposal to solve a problem in your local community. Research possible topics in local newspapers, and be sure to provide references for any outside sources you use in your proposal. Below is a list of sample topics: 1. Planned construction (roads, shopping centers, etc.) 2. Pensions for public employees 3. Improvements in public education 4. Advertising local businesses Refer to the sample proposal on pages 174-182 of your textbook for an example of the proper form. Figures and referneced pages are included.