The Public Policy Center worked with the City of Lincoln to convene a public input process about the City’s budget. Members of the public were invited to take an online survey about the budget and city services, and discuss their views with other residents of Lincoln both online and in-person. Public input is particularly important […]
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For the fifth consecutive year the Center worked with the City to gather public input about the City of Lincoln’s budget and services. This included an online survey to gain insight from community members about past Taking Charge processes, an online and random-sample City Satisfaction Survey, as well as a budgeting survey for the current […]
The goal of this project, initially launched in the winter of 2008 and completed later in the spring, was to solicit public opinion about how the City of Lincoln should spend its tax dollars. A scientific phone survey of 600 randomly selected residents was undertaken by the Public Policy Center, working with the University of […]
As part of Mayor Chris Beutler’s continuing Taking Charge initiative, a random sample of Lincolnites were surveyed by telephone in early December of 2009 and then an online survey was offered to residents who were not invited to take the phone survey. The results of the surveys were used to inform city budget decisions that […]
The long-term goal of this project was to enable public managers and policymakers/elected officials to be intentional and evidence-based in selecting the components of their citizen involvement techniques used in budgeting, performance measurement, and management processes. This will maximize the value for both citizens and managers. As part of our research, we worked with the […]
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