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Modelling the budgetary process in Local Government

Howard Elcock

Modelling the budgetary process in Local Government

by Howard Elcock

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Published by Local Authority Management Unit in Newcastle upon Tyne .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHoward Elcock.
SeriesLocal Authority Management Unit : discussion papers -- 87-2, Local Authority Management Unit -- 87-2.
ContributionsNewcastle upon Tyne Polytechnic. Department of Economics and Government.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17182195M

Participatory budgeting (PB) is a process of democratic deliberation and decision-making, in which ordinary people decide how to allocate part of a municipal or public ipatory budgeting allows citizens to identify, discuss, and prioritize public spending projects, and gives them the power to make real decisions about how money is spent.. PB processes are typically designed to. budgeting process following Oregon’s local budget law. The book follows the sequence of events as they proceed from budget prepa-ration to budget use. These events are broken down into four phases. You can find more detailed information on the local budget process in the Local Budgeting Manual (Revenue Publication ).

Process. Budgeting cannot proceed without some kind of decision process. The process. determines who will have a say at what point in the decision making, and struc-tures the comparisons among alternatives. A successful budget process assures that decisions are made in proper order and in a .   Governmental accounting maintains tight control over resources, while also compartmentalizing activities into different funds in order to clarify how resources are being directed at various programs. This approach to accounting is used by all types of government .

Although budgetary institutions are very diverse, both between and within countries, the author identifies key elements in the budgetary process that are common to all forms of representative government. The book develops a step-by-step model that can be used to explain and predict budgetary decisions in existing institutions, as well as to. The budgeting for outcomes process is described in full detail in The Price of process is also described in a high-level summary in “Your Budget: From Axe to Aim,” an article published by the International City/County Management Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) promotes budgeting for outcomes as a best practice and conducts research and .


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