Municipal Reference Library Notes Volume 3

Municipal Reference Library Notes Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...can withstand it." cure greater efficiency and economy in local government. Communication addressed to the General Assembly by the Executive Board of the league (Cleveland Civic Affairs, January, 1917.) The city of Cleveland contains 90 per cent. of the population of Cuyahoga Count, in which there are at present 92 political subdivisions or taxing units. In the above communication the Civic League submits a proposed constitutional amendment under which it would be possible to consolidate the county, city, and all other local governments in Cuyahoga, or any county similarly situated, into one municipal governnient. GOVERNMENT, STATE Minnesota. Tax Commission. Comparative cost of state government; being chapter ten of the fifth biennial report. 1916. 78p. diagr., tables. 354.01M5c0 The author first compares the receipts and expenditures of the State of Minnesota for 1914/l6 with those of previous years and then compares the costs of government in Minnesota with similar costs in Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and Iowa. In Minnesota lie finds an enormous increase in the cost of state government, whether measured in terms of tax levies, receipts or expenditures, an increase not only in the aggregate but also in nearly every department. Much of this increase he shows to e due to the great expansion of state activities and inuch to the higher level of general prices. The comparison of recent Minnesota figures with those of the other states was difficult because of the differences in and the limitations of the various state accounting systems and also because of differences in state functions and activities. Nevertheless some interesting tables have been worked out, showing comparative costs and comparative per capitas; results which the...show more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236884914
  • 9781236884916