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Spring 2018Q4dComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Ability of your jurisdiction to repay its Debt

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Fiscal health | Debt
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Spring 2017Q4cComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Amount of Debt

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Fiscal health | Debt
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Spring 2017Q4dComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Ability of your jurisdiction to repay its Debt

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Fiscal health | Debt
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Spring 2017Q5kNow, comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Amount of Debt

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Debt
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Spring 2016Q4cComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Amount of Debt

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Fiscal health | Debt
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Spring 2016Q4dComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Ability of your jurisdiction to repay its Debt

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Fiscal health | Debt
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Spring 2016Q5kNow, comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Amount of Debt

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Debt
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Spring 2015Q4cComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Amount of Debt

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Fiscal health | Debt
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Spring 2015Q4dComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Ability of your jurisdiction to repay its Debt

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Fiscal health | Debt
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Spring 2015Q5kNow, comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Amount of Debt

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Debt
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Spring 2015Q13aRegardless of whether or not your jurisdiction expects to have a budget surplus this year, in your opinion, what would be the highest priority for using any potential surplus (if it had one) according to the following groups or individuals? Do you think that they would prefer to spend the budget surplus on public services or infrastructure, save that money for future use, use it to pay down any Debt your jurisdiction may have, or reduce taxes? Majority of your jurisdiction's Board/Council would prefer to...

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Fiscal health | Debt | Taxes | Services | Tradeoffs
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Spring 2015Q13bRegardless of whether or not your jurisdiction expects to have a budget surplus this year, in your opinion, what would be the highest priority for using any potential surplus (if it had one) according to the following groups or individuals? Do you think that they would prefer to spend the budget surplus on public services or infrastructure, save that money for future use, use it to pay down any Debt your jurisdiction may have, or reduce taxes? Majority of your jurisdiction's citizens would prefer to...

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Fiscal health | Debt | Taxes | Services | Tradeoffs
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Spring 2015Q13cRegardless of whether or not your jurisdiction expects to have a budget surplus this year, in your opinion, what would be the highest priority for using any potential surplus (if it had one) according to the following groups or individuals? Do you think that they would prefer to spend the budget surplus on public services or infrastructure, save that money for future use, use it to pay down any Debt your jurisdiction may have, or reduce taxes? You personally in your role as a local official would prefer to...

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Fiscal health | Debt | Taxes | Services | Tradeoffs
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Spring 2015Q14aNow, regardless of whether or not your jurisdiction expects to have a budget deficit this year, in your opinion, what would be the preferred method for eliminating any potential deficit (if it had one) according to the following groups or individuals? Do you think that they would prefer to cut costs/services, increase taxes, use any savings your jurisdiction may have, or increase Debt (if legally allowable)? Majority of your jurisdiction's Board/Council would prefer to...

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Fiscal health | Debt | Taxes | Services | Tradeoffs
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Spring 2015Q14bNow, regardless of whether or not your jurisdiction expects to have a budget deficit this year, in your opinion, what would be the preferred method for eliminating any potential deficit (if it had one) according to the following groups or individuals? Do you think that they would prefer to cut costs/services, increase taxes, use any savings your jurisdiction may have, or increase Debt (if legally allowable)? Majority of your jurisdiction's citizens would prefer to...

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Fiscal health | Debt | Taxes | Services | Tradeoffs
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Spring 2015Q14cNow, regardless of whether or not your jurisdiction expects to have a budget deficit this year, in your opinion, what would be the preferred method for eliminating any potential deficit (if it had one) according to the following groups or individuals? Do you think that they would prefer to cut costs/services, increase taxes, use any savings your jurisdiction may have, or increase Debt (if legally allowable)? You personally in your role as a local official would prefer to...

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Fiscal health | Debt | Taxes | Services | Tradeoffs
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Fall 2014q37aTo what extent do you agree or disagree that the following types of Michigan government officials should be required to disclose their financial interests (occupations, sources of income, business interests, property holdings, creditors and Debtors, etc.)? Michigan's state legislators

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State government job performance | State government ethics
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Fall 2014q37bTo what extent do you agree or disagree that the following types of Michigan government officials should be required to disclose their financial interests (occupations, sources of income, business interests, property holdings, creditors and Debtors, etc.)? Michigan's state executive branch leaders (Governor, Lt. Gov., department leaders, etc.)

Major Tags: State Government
Related Topics: State government job performance | State government ethics
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Fall 2014q37cTo what extent do you agree or disagree that the following types of Michigan government officials should be required to disclose their financial interests (occupations, sources of income, business interests, property holdings, creditors and Debtors, etc.)? Local government elected officials

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Local government job performance | State government ethics
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Fall 2014q37dTo what extent do you agree or disagree that the following types of Michigan government officials should be required to disclose their financial interests (occupations, sources of income, business interests, property holdings, creditors and Debtors, etc.)? Local government department and agency leaders

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Local government job performance | Local government ethics
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Spring 2014Q4cComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Amount of Debt

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Fiscal health | Debt
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Spring 2014Q4dComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Ability of your jurisdiction to repay its Debt

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Fiscal health | Debt
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Spring 2014Q5kNow, comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Amount of Debt

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Debt
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Spring 2014Q28iSome local governments adopt formal policies regarding financial planning and management, while others take a more informal approach. Below is a list of recommendations from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). Thinking across your jurisdiction's various types of funds, generally speaking, please identify which of the following descriptions most closely represents your government's current policies or practices, if any, for each of these general GFOA recommendations: Debt Level and Capacity: policy(s) on the maximum amount of Debt and Debt service that should be outstanding at any time (beyond state requirements)

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Financial planning
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Fall 2013Q31fWhat overall impact, if any, do you think Detroit's bankruptcy filing has had or will have on each of the following: Michigan local governments' cost of borrowing through issuing Debt in the near term

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q32aNow thinking in general, not specifically about Detroit, when a jurisdiction goes through bankruptcy, difficult decisions and trade-offs have to be made about ways of addressing the jurisdiction's Debt. Although conditions in individual jurisdictions will vary, in your opinion, what priority should ultimately be given to the following possible actions in the course of bankruptcy: Cuts in repayments to the jurisdiction's bondholders

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q32bNow thinking in general, not specifically about Detroit, when a jurisdiction goes through bankruptcy, difficult decisions and trade-offs have to be made about ways of addressing the jurisdiction's Debt. Although conditions in individual jurisdictions will vary, in your opinion, what priority should ultimately be given to the following possible actions in the course of bankruptcy: Cuts to pensions of the jurisdiction's current retirees

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q32cNow thinking in general, not specifically about Detroit, when a jurisdiction goes through bankruptcy, difficult decisions and trade-offs have to be made about ways of addressing the jurisdiction's Debt. Although conditions in individual jurisdictions will vary, in your opinion, what priority should ultimately be given to the following possible actions in the course of bankruptcy: Cuts to fringe benefits (health care, etc.) of the jurisdiction's current retirees

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q32dNow thinking in general, not specifically about Detroit, when a jurisdiction goes through bankruptcy, difficult decisions and trade-offs have to be made about ways of addressing the jurisdiction's Debt. Although conditions in individual jurisdictions will vary, in your opinion, what priority should ultimately be given to the following possible actions in the course of bankruptcy: Cuts to compensation (pay rates and/or fringe benefits) for the jurisdiction's current employees

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q32eNow thinking in general, not specifically about Detroit, when a jurisdiction goes through bankruptcy, difficult decisions and trade-offs have to be made about ways of addressing the jurisdiction's Debt. Although conditions in individual jurisdictions will vary, in your opinion, what priority should ultimately be given to the following possible actions in the course of bankruptcy: Cuts to, or privatization of, some public services to reduce costs

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q32fNow thinking in general, not specifically about Detroit, when a jurisdiction goes through bankruptcy, difficult decisions and trade-offs have to be made about ways of addressing the jurisdiction's Debt. Although conditions in individual jurisdictions will vary, in your opinion, what priority should ultimately be given to the following possible actions in the course of bankruptcy: Increase service sharing with other governments to reduce costs

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q32gNow thinking in general, not specifically about Detroit, when a jurisdiction goes through bankruptcy, difficult decisions and trade-offs have to be made about ways of addressing the jurisdiction's Debt. Although conditions in individual jurisdictions will vary, in your opinion, what priority should ultimately be given to the following possible actions in the course of bankruptcy: Sell some jurisdiction assets (e.g., parkland, buildings, infrastructure, art holdings, etc.)

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q32hNow thinking in general, not specifically about Detroit, when a jurisdiction goes through bankruptcy, difficult decisions and trade-offs have to be made about ways of addressing the jurisdiction's Debt. Although conditions in individual jurisdictions will vary, in your opinion, what priority should ultimately be given to the following possible actions in the course of bankruptcy: Raise local revenue through increased taxes or fees

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q32iNow thinking in general, not specifically about Detroit, when a jurisdiction goes through bankruptcy, difficult decisions and trade-offs have to be made about ways of addressing the jurisdiction's Debt. Although conditions in individual jurisdictions will vary, in your opinion, what priority should ultimately be given to the following possible actions in the course of bankruptcy: Financial assistance from the state government

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Fall 2013Q32jNow thinking in general, not specifically about Detroit, when a jurisdiction goes through bankruptcy, difficult decisions and trade-offs have to be made about ways of addressing the jurisdiction's Debt. Although conditions in individual jurisdictions will vary, in your opinion, what priority should ultimately be given to the following possible actions in the course of bankruptcy: Financial assistance from the federal government

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Bankruptcy
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Spring 2013Q4cComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Amount of Debt

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Fiscal health | Debt
see tables
Spring 2013Q4dComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Ability of your jurisdiction to repay its Debt

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Fiscal health | Debt
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Spring 2013Q5jNow, comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Amount of Debt

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Debt
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Spring 2012Q4cComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether-in your opinion-there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Amount of Debt

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Fiscal health | Debt
see tables
Spring 2012Q4dComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether-in your opinion-there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Ability of your jurisdiction to repay its Debt

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Fiscal health | Debt
see tables
Spring 2012Q5jNow, thinking about the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Amount of Debt

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Debt
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Spring 2011Q4cComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether-- in your opinion -- there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Amount of Debt

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Fiscal health | Debt
see tables
Spring 2011Q4dComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether-- in your opinion -- there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Ability of your jurisdiction to repay its Debt

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Fiscal health | Debt
see tables
Spring 2011Q5jNow, thinking about the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Amount of Debt

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Debt
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Spring 2011Q28In your opinion, how likely is it that one or more of your special taxing authorities will have serious difficulty repaying their current Debt?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Taxes | Development funding | Economic development
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Spring 2011Q29In your opinion, are the special taxing authorities' Debt obligations a significant fiscal problem, somewhat of a problem, not much of a problem, or not a problem at all for your jurisdiction's fiscal health?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Taxes | Development funding | Economic development
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Spring 2010Q5jNow, thinking about the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Amount of Debt

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Debt
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Spring 2009Q6eNow, thinking about the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take regarding: amount of Debt

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Debt
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