Local Government Services
Local government leaders come to the Institute of Government for reliable, objective information, customized assistance, and local government expertise that provide insights into the issues they face. Services range from tax equity analyses and departmental reviews to surveys and promotional testing.
The comprehensive analysis of intergovernmental agreements, services, revenues, and expenditures helps local governments deliver services efficiently.
Government Consolidation and Structure
Local governments and consolidation commissions receive assistance in learning more about the consolidation process in general and how full governmental consolidation would affect their communities.
Service Delivery and Equity
The detailed examinations of service provision, intergovernmental relationships, and funding mechanisms assist local governments in crafting service delivery arrangements that achieve greater tax equity.
Detailed, objective studies provide cities with valuable insights into the fiscal and service delivery impacts of adjusting boundaries by annexing specific areas.
The comprehensive review of local government departments' organization and operation helps officials and administrators to serve citizens at an optimum level.
Performance measurement assistance is available to local officials in need of a constructive information tool that helps them manage their governments with accountability.
Financial Planning and Budgetary Reviews
Budget analysis, long-term financial planning, and assessments of potential financing options give local governments a better understanding of the considerations involved in completing projects and meeting fiscal obligations.
Studies conducted by the Institute of Government's experienced faculty provide local government officials and leaders with a better understanding of the fiscal, legal, and practical implications of creating a new government.
Governments can take a comprehensive approach to economic development with the help of services such as strategic planning facilitation and economic impact analysis and assistance related to financing options, land use, and more.
Other services are available for local governments. Let us know how we can help you. Request a Service >>
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The Institute of Government can also help you meet your local government’s training and development needs for elected and appointed officials and staff.