The Quest for Cost-Efficient Local Government in New England: What Role for Regional Consolidation

This conference focused on the opportunities and challenges in realizing cost efficiencies through regional consolidation of local government services, including public health.

Website: http://www.bos.frb.org/economic/neppc/researchreports/2013/rr1301.htm

It is included in the CJS Resource Library under the categories listed below. Select a link to find other resources in that category.

  • Consolidation: The website links to a presentation and journal article discussing potential fiscal and service benefits of consolidation of local health departments’ services.
  • Fiscal and Service Issues: The website presents evidence of possible cost savings through consolidation of services.
  • Governance: The website links to a presentation and journal article discussing consolidation of local public health departments.
  • Research and Evaluation: The website links to a presentation and journal article researching/evaluating potential cost savings through consolidation of local services.
  • Rural / Small Jurisdictions: The website links to a presentation and journal article discussing regionalization of local public health departments in New England states.

 
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Kodrzycki, Y. K. (2013). The Quest for Cost-Efficient Local Government in New England: What Role for Regional Consolidation Conference [website]. Boston, MA: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.