Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2010 Data Tables

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14b. To what extent overall has the desire to decrease costs of existing services encouraged or discouraged your jurisdiction's decision(s) about collaboration for the provision of new or existing services?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent overall has the desire to decrease costs of existing services encouraged or discouraged your jurisdiction's decision(s) about collaboration for the provision of new or existing services? Strongly Encouraged Collaboration 53% 25% 56% 30% 32%
Somewhat Encouraged Collaboration 31% 29% 29% 31% 30%
Mixed -- Both Encouraged and Discouraged Collaboration 16% 17% 6% 10% 14%
Somewhat Discouraged Collaboration 0% 4% 1% 8% 4%
Strongly Discouraged Collaboration 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Not A Factor At All 0% 15% 5% 15% 12%
Don't Know 0% 10% 3% 6% 8%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
To what extent overall has the desire to decrease costs of existing services encouraged or discouraged your jurisdiction's decision(s) about collaboration for the provision of new or existing services? Strongly Encouraged Collaboration 21% 31% 39% 56% 64% 32%
Somewhat Encouraged Collaboration 30% 28% 34% 29% 27% 30%
Mixed -- Both Encouraged and Discouraged Collaboration 14% 16% 17% 8% 9% 14%
Somewhat Discouraged Collaboration 6% 3% 3% 2% 0% 4%
Strongly Discouraged Collaboration 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Not A Factor At All 18% 13% 3% 2% 0% 12%
Don't Know 10% 9% 4% 3% 0% 8%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
Region of Michigan Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
To what extent overall has the desire to decrease costs of existing services encouraged or discouraged your jurisdiction's decision(s) about collaboration for the provision of new or existing services? Strongly Encouraged Collaboration 29% 29% 32% 22% 33% 46% 32%
Somewhat Encouraged Collaboration 30% 30% 26% 32% 31% 29% 30%
Mixed -- Both Encouraged and Discouraged Collaboration 18% 13% 15% 17% 12% 11% 14%
Somewhat Discouraged Collaboration 2% 3% 3% 3% 6% 4% 4%
Strongly Discouraged Collaboration 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Not A Factor At All 11% 18% 15% 16% 7% 7% 12%
Don't Know 10% 6% 9% 10% 11% 3% 8%
Total 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

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