Case Studies of City-County Consolidation
Reshaping the Local Government Landscape
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Case Studies of City-County Consolidation by Suzanne M. Leland
Book DescriptionFacing cutbacks in federal and state assistance and a new wave of taxpayer revolts, local governments have renewed interest in local government consolidation as a way of achieving efficiencies of scale in response to citizen demands for services. 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 1990; only thirty-two have been successfully implemented since the first, when the city of New Orleans merged with Orleans Parish in 1805. What accounts for the high failure rate and what factors led to successful consolidations? This volume presents thirteen comparable case studies of consolidation campaigns and distills the findings.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780765609434
(254mm x 178mm x 27mm)
Imprint: M.E. Sharpe
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 30-Jun-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Suzanne M. Leland
City-County Consolidation, Paperback (July 2010)» View all books by Suzanne M. Leland
Compares nine city-county consolidations to similar cities and counties that did not consolidate. This book offers insight into whether consolidation meets those promises made to voters to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of these governments.
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