logging in or signing up Amalgamation proposal for Tasman and Nelson - the pros and the cons YourCouncil Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 307 Category: Others/ Misc License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: March 19, 2012 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description A slideshow presentation by Wendell Cox regarding the pros and cons of amalgamating councils based on his experience in local government across the globe. Supporting information supplied by the late Owen McShane. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript PowerPoint Presentation: The Value & Efficiency of Local Democracy Wendell Cox 17 March 2012Bigger is Not Better: Bigger is Not BetterPowerPoint Presentation: Larger Governments Spend More UNITED STATES & CANADAPowerPoint Presentation: Smaller Local Governments Spend Less US MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENTS: 2008 PER CAPITA Smaller Governments Fire, Police, Libraries Roads, Parks & RecreationPowerPoint Presentation: Smaller Governments Public Purpose Debt Outstanding: End of Year Smaller Local Governments Borrow Less US MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENTS: 2008 PER CAPITA DEBTPowerPoint Presentation: Government Efficiency in PennsylvaniaPowerPoint Presentation: Includes County Allocation Smaller Governments Smaller Local Governments Spend Less PENNSYLVANIA: 2001 PER CAPITA Same relationship in large metropolitan areasPowerPoint Presentation: Includes County Allocation Smaller Governments Smaller Local Governments Borrow Less PENNSYLVANIA: 2001 PER CAPITA DEBT SERVICE Same relationship in large metropolitan areasPowerPoint Presentation: Government Efficiency in New YorkPowerPoint Presentation: Smaller Governments Smaller Local Governments Spend Less : NEW YORK: 2005 PER CAPITA Same relationship in large metropolitan areasPowerPoint Presentation: Smaller Governments Smaller Local Governments Borrow Less NEW YORK: 2005 PER CAPITA DEBT Same relationship in large metropolitan areasPowerPoint Presentation: Government Efficiency in IllinoisPowerPoint Presentation: Smaller Governments Fire, Police, Libraries Roads, Parks & Recreation Smaller Local Governments Spend Less ILLINOIS MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENTS: 2009 PER CAPITAPowerPoint Presentation: Smaller Governments Smaller Local Governments Borrow Less : ILLINOIS MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENTS: 2009 PER CAPITA General Obligation & Revenue Bonds: Except Water, Electric & HousingPowerPoint Presentation: Job Growth by Average Government Size METROPOLITAN AREAS: MIDWEST & EAST: 1984-2009 Private Sector EmploymentPowerPoint Presentation: Why Larger Governments Cost More LARGER GOVERNMENTS. V. LOCAL DEMOCRACY Harmonization of Labor Contracts & Service Levels Citizens Lose Control Less Voter Access Greater Interest Group AccessPowerPoint Presentation: … the harmonization of wages and service levels has resulted in higher costs for the new City. We will all continue to feel these higher costs in the future. Toronto City Summit Alliance 2003 Toronto’s Costly Government Abolition HIGHER COSTS, PROMISED SAVINGS NOT ACHIEVEDPowerPoint Presentation: Abolition & Consolidation is Unpopular VOTERS UNDO CONSOLIDATIONS IN MONTREAL MontrealPowerPoint Presentation: Local Government Secession IRREVOCABILITY Los Angeles: SAN FERNANDO VALLEY HOLLYWOOD HARBOR PowerPoint Presentation: Indianapolis Financial Woes MODEL CONSOLIDATED GOVERNMENT? $1B State Pension Rescue $400M Unfunded Pension “Unsustainable Fiscal Path” - Mayor NEW YORK PHILADELPHIAPowerPoint Presentation: Too Many Governments? 1,300 GENERAL GOVERNMENT UNITS: METROPOLITAN PARISLoss of Citizen Access: Loss of Citizen AccessPowerPoint Presentation: Local Democracy: Government Closer to the People The need to focus on objectives You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.