Month: October 2023

Newsletters, Insights / October 9, 2023
Featured, Thought Leadership, Insights / October 1, 2023

The council-manager professionalization movement was borne out of a purposeful desire to rid local governments of fraudulent dealings, backroom trading, and political meddling. Back in the late 1800’s, critics of municipal governments decried the corruption and bossism in cities across the country. Among others, Haven H. Mason was a prominent…

Featured, Thought Leadership, Insights / October 1, 2023

Tracking your annual budgets and analyzing year-over-year trends in order to budget into the future can be challenging. For some agencies, the annual budget process is a relentless struggle with staff rushing against tight deadlines, combing through endless files to review all of the budget components in an attempt to…