While there is no easy answer to the difficult decisions local leaders must often make, a number of strategies can make such work easier. A key element of the Institute for Local Government’s…
Local agencies throughout California are employing joint-use agreements as a tool to stretch taxpayer resources as far as possible in service to shared constituents.
One of the most important responsibilities for local officials is overseeing their agencies’ finances. What can elected officials do to exercise careful fiscal stewardship over taxpayer resources?
The institute releases materials for local agencies about
involving the public in local budgeting, working with local
clergy and congregations, and public engagement stories.
Three publications cover the nuts and bolts of fiscal management
and revenue resources.