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Municipal Technical Advisory Service (MTAS)

Measuring the performance of local governments

Topic: 
AUDITING--SERVICES AND OPERATIONS
Author: 
Paula K. Few and A. John Vogt.
Publisher/Date: 
1997
Note: 
In Popular Government -- Vol. 62 - no. 2 (Winter 1997).
Summary: 
The North Carolina Local Government Performance Measurement Project arose to help provide answers to questions on how to improve services, become more efficient, and save tax dollars. This article describes the project's purposes, background, arigins, participants, organization, services studied, performance measures, methodology, and implications.