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City-county consolidation

City-county consolidation

promises made, promises kept?

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Published by Georgetown University Press in Washington D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metropolitan government -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSuzanne M. Leland and Kurt Thurmaier, editors.
    ContributionsLeland, Suzanne M., 1971-, Thurmaier, Kurt M., 1957-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJS422 .C54 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23697499M
    ISBN 109781589016286
    LC Control Number2009035777
    OCLC/WorldCa435711346

    Nashville Metro: The Politics of City-County Consolidation by Brett W. Hawkins. Vanderbilt University Press, Binding: Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Dust jacket has a few small tears/chips, edge wear, creases, scratches, rubbed corners/spine, very slightly soiled, slightly Rating: % positive. In City-County Consolidation, Suzanne Leland and Kurt Thurmaier compare nine city-county consolidations - incorporating data from 10 years before and after each consolidation - .

      A clear basis for assessing the productivity and effectiveness of the various forms of government is provided by 38 contributors in 45 essays, considering such issues as revenue, privatization, strategic planning, suburbanization, city-county consolidation, and Price: $ University of Tennessee County Technical Assistance Service (CTAS) Anne Dallas Dudley Boulevard, Suite Nashville, Tennessee Phone:

    Yet the vast majority of consolidation efforts fail, either during the process of drafting a charter or once they reach the ballot - only five have passed since ; only thirty-two have been successfully implemented since the first, when the city of Price: $ THE TRUTH ABOUT CITY-COUNTY CONSOLIDATION JOHN F. WILLMOTT AND THE STAFF OF THE W DADE COUNTY RESEARCH FOUNDATIONt ITHIN the next few months, the voters of Dade County will be called upon to reach a decision and render a verdict on an extremely important issue and an extremely controversial one; namely, city-county consoli-.


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In City-County Consolidation, Suzanne Leland and Kurt Thurmaier compare nine city-county consolidations—incorporating data from 10 years before and after each consolidation—to similar cities and counties that did not consolidate.

Their groundbreaking study offers valuable insight into whether consolidation meets those promises made to. In City–County Consolidation, Suzanne Leland and Kurt Thurmaier compare nine city–county consolidations—incorporating data from 10 years before and after each consolidation—to similar cities and counties that did not consolidate.

Their groundbreaking study offers valuable insight into whether consolidation meets those promises made to. In City–County Consolidation, Suzanne Leland and Kurt Thurmaier compare nine city–county consolidations―incorporating data from 10 years before and after each consolidation―to similar cities and counties that did not consolidate.

Their groundbreaking study offers valuable insight into whether consolidation meets those promises made to 5/5(1).

City–County Consolidation: Promises Made, Promises Kept. - Ebook written by Suzanne M. Leland, Kurt Thurmaier. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read City–County Consolidation: Promises Made, Promises Kept?.

A consolidated city-county is different from an independent city, although the latter may result from consolidation of a city and a county and may also have the same powers as a consolidated city-county.

An independent city is a city not deemed by its state to be located within the boundary of any county and recognized by its state as a legal.

City–County Consolidation: Promises Made, Promises Kept. (American Governance and Public Policy series) - Kindle edition by Leland, Suzanne M., Thurmaier, Kurt. Download City-county consolidation book once and read it on your Kindle device, City-county consolidation book, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading City–County Consolidation: Promises Made, Promises Kept?5/5(1).

In City--County Consolidation, Suzanne Leland and Kurt Thurmaier compare nine city--county consolidations -- incorporating data from 10 years before and after each consolidation -- to similar cities and counties that did not consolidate.

Their groundbreaking study offers valuable insight into whether consolidation meets those promises made to. "Scholars interested in contesting claims about the advantages and costs of city–county consolidation will find this book a very useful text.

Leland and Thurmaier developed a careful research design and recruited a group of researchers to study each of nine city–county consolidations that occurred in order to test three broad hypotheses.

City-county consolidation is the merger of two governments – a county and the largest city in that county. The southeastern United States has witnessed more city-county consolidations than other regions of the county, with merged governments in Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and.

Overview: Can City-County Consolidations Cause Diseconomies of Scale When local officials consider how best to maximize efficiency in local government, one often-discussed proposal is the consolidation of city and county services. In theory, consolidation. Bibliography – City-County Consolidation 1 – Books Books on City-County Consolidation in General Carr, Jered B., and Richard C.

Feiock, eds. City-County Consolidation and Its Alternatives: Reshaping the Local Government Landscape. M.E. Sharpe, Armonk, N.Y., This book contains the following chapters. City–county consolidation is frequently discussed as a solution to the economic problems that plague American cities and counties.

According to a Wall Street Journal article, with reductions in federal and state grants and rising health care and pension costs, more cities are considering mergers in order to slash expenses and attract revenue.

The book City-County Consolidation: Promises Made, Promises Kept. (published by Georgetown University Press) is a follow-up study that evaluates the central question of the city-county consolidation debate: whether mergers increase the effectiveness of community economic development and are more technically efficient.

Minnesota, among several states, forbids city-county consolidation, although it allows cities to merge with cities and counties with counties. And it encourages all levels of government to share. Get this from a library.

City-county consolidation: promises made, promises kept?. [Suzanne M Leland; Kurt M Thurmaier;] -- Suzanne M. Leland is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Kurt Thurmaier is a professor and director of the Division of Public. The Impact of City-County Consolidation on Local Government Finances Beverly Cain - 5 of consolidation is important in order to discern the reasons for the high rate of failure of city-county consolidation attempts in the United States.

In Case Studies of City-County Consolidation: Reshaping the Local Government Landscape, Leland and ThurmaierFile Size: KB. Areas with governments legally designated as city-counties and operating primarily as cities: Alaska City and borough of Anchorage City and borough of Juneau City and borough of Sitka City and borough of Yakutat California City and county of San Francisco Colorado City and county of Broomfield City and county of Denver Hawaii City and county of Honolulu Kansas Unified.

City-country consolidation builds upon the Progressive tradition of favoring structural reform of local governments. This volume looks at some important issues confronting contemporary efforts to consolidate governments and develops a theoretical approach to understanding both the motivations for pursuing consolidation and the way the rules guiding.

Local Government Consolidation Is Not A Panacea. recently announced that it will fund a study to examine city-county consolidation in light of Author: Adam Millsap. selected “Strategic Government Consolidation” as the study topic. The combined harsh realities of escalating government expenses, stagnant local tax revenues, and a dwindling city-county government consolidation, though a massive undertaking, was the unanimous choice of the OCL board.

The result, which we hope is just the beginning. Read "City-County Consolidation and Its Alternatives: Reshaping the Local Government Landscape Reshaping the Local Government Landscape" by J.B. Carr available from Rakuten Kobo. City-country consolidation builds upon the Progressive tradition of favoring structural reform of local governments.

: Taylor And Francis.Individual chapters consider the push for city-county consolidation and the current context in which such decisions are debated, along with several alternatives to city-county consolidation.

The transaction costs of city-county consolidation are compared against the costs of municipal annexation, inter-local agreements, and the use of special. Today, after 50 years of city-county consolidation, Jacksonville’s distinctive form of government remains a work in progress.

It defines the city, differentiating it from nearly every other American urban structure. Some of the problems its authors sought to resolve have indeed given way, while others persist.