Local Government Collaboration In Wisconsin: Case Studies

This report provides a collection of Wisconsin-based case studies focused on collaborative and cooperative initiatives among public sector providers. Service areas covered include public health and safety and infrastructure services — including fire, medical, animal control, dispatch, highway service, water, sanitation, etc. The report also include cross-cutting findings about the obstacles to collaboration and lessons for collaborative leadership.

Available online (pdf): http://www.localgovinstitute.org/sites/default/files/CaseStudies1212-Final_0.pdf

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

 
This resource is also linked to the Roadmap. Select a link below to read more about each area.

  • Why? / Phase One: Wisconsin-based case studies focused on collaborative and cooperative initiatives among public sector providers.
  • Who? / Phase One: Service areas including public health and safety and infrastructure services (including fire, medical, animal control, dispatch, highway service, water, sanitation, etc.).
  • Fiscal and Service Implications / Phase Two: Fiscal issues discussed as reason for cooperative initiatives
  • Governance / Phase Two: Collaborative Leadership of Public Functions Discussed
  • Logistical Issues / Phase Two: The report includes cross cutting finding about the obstacles to collaboration and lessons for collaborative leadership.

 
Local Government Institute of Wisconsin. (2012). Local Government Collaboration In Wisconsin: Case Studies. Madison, WI: Local Government Institute of Wisconsin.