qThis book is based on a national literature search focusing on the best practices of cities, of all sizes and geographic locations, intended to maintain public services while holding down taxes. Every case study includes the city's website. This work makes it easy for professionals seeking additional information on budget reduction methods that seem to work somewhereq--Provided by publisher.Familiar tools such as citizen surveys, focus groups, and one- on-one interviews work well, too. ... Achieving relevance a providing the programs that achieve relevant resultsais the most profound outcome ofa prioritization process. ... In the City of Lakeland, Florida, however, not a single citizen or public official discussed earthquakes in their work to help ... to resource conservation, minimal environmental impact, the promotion of new technology, and innovative business solutions).
|Title||:||The Municipal Budget Crunch|
|Author||:||Roger L. Kemp|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2012-05-09|