Connecting With the Public

Local government leaders are always looking for effective ways to connect with members of the community beyond the traditional public hearing. This field guide [This page no longer exists] for local government officials from the National League of Cities will help you strengthen your efforts...

Management Partners Presents Phoenix Fire Innovation and Efficiency Study

This Republic article highlights Management Partners’ study of the Phoenix Fire Department.   The report outlines 50 recommendations for efficiencies or innovations that, if implemented, will improve service, save money, or both.  The work was guided by a seven-member Steering Committee and culminates almost a year...

Management Partners Service Sharing Recommendation Saves Santa Ana $10M Annually

As cities turn to creative measures to balance their budgets, Management Partners is helping them evaluate the options.  The City of Santa Ana, based on recommendations in a recent Management Partners’ report, recently voted to outsource the Fire Department to the Orange County Fire Authority. ...

League of CA Cities City Manager Meeting

The League of California Cities’ annual City Managers Department Meeting got off to a great start in Indian Wells, California yesterday. I had the opportunity to participate on a panel with a timely topic:  strategies to achieve fiscal sustainability and how to help City Councils...

Alliance for Innovation Managers Forum

We hear a lot these days about “preparing the next generation.” Why is this an important topic? Humboldt County (California) County Administrator Phil Smith-Hanes will answer this question during a webinar on February 9th.  Mr. Smith-Hanes considered himself a member of the “next generation” until...

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