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Link to:Michigan Public Policy Survey - Spring 2019 County-wide Fiscal Health Fact Sheets
Feb 03, 2020
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Related Data Tables

2020 Spring Q18

How confident are you in your rating (in Q17 above) regarding your jurisdiction's fiscal stress today?

2020 Spring Q19

How confident are you in your rating (in Q17 above) regarding your jurisdiction's expected fiscal stress five years from now?

2020 Spring Q10

Thinking about business conditions in your community, do you think that during the next twelve months your community will have good times financially, or bad times financially?

2020 Spring Q11a

Thinking about the financial needs of your jurisdiction, would you say that your unit of government is less able or better able to meet its financial needs in this fiscal year compared to the last fiscal year?

2020 Spring Q11b

Thinking about the financial needs of your jurisdiction, would you say that your unit of government is less able or better able to meet its financial needs in the next fiscal year compared to this fiscal year?

2020 Spring Q11b

Thinking about the financial needs of your jurisdiction, would you say that your unit of government is less able or better able to meet its financial needs in the next fiscal year compared to this fiscal year?

2020 Spring Q12c

Comparing 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

2020 Spring Q12d

Comparing 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 state aid to your jurisdiction

2020 Spring Q13c

Now, 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: Reliance on general fund balance

2020 Spring Q13i

Now, 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

2020 Spring Q14

Different local jurisdictions manage their unreserved/unassigned general fund balances in different ways depending on their specific circumstances. Despite these differences, we're interested in tracking overall changes in these balances over time. Approximately what was your jurisdiction's unreserved/unassigned general fund balance as a percentage of general fund expenditures at the end of its last fiscal year?

2020 Spring Q15

Thinking about your jurisdiction's fiscal needs, overall, do you consider your jurisdiction's unreserved/unassigned general fund balance to be too high, about right, or too low?

2020 Spring Q16

In your opinion, is your jurisdiction's cash flow and its ability to pay bills in a timely manner a significant fiscal problem, somewhat of a problem, not much of a problem, or not a problem at all?

2020 Spring Q17a

Now, thinking about the overall fiscal stress in your jurisdiction today and what you expect it to be down the road - including any future financial obligations it may have - on a scale from 1 to 10, where 1 is the best: perfect fiscal health and 10 is the worst: fiscal crisis, how would you rate your jurisdiction's overall fiscal stress today?

2020 Spring Q17b

Now, thinking about the overall fiscal stress in your jurisdiction today and what you expect it to be down the road - including any future financial obligations it may have - on a scale from 1 to 10, where 1 is the best: perfect fiscal health and 10 is the worst: fiscal crisis, how would you rate your jurisdiction's overall fiscal stress as you expect it to be five years from now?

2019 Spring Q5

Now thinking about business conditions in your community, do you think that during the next twelve months your community will have good times financially, or bad times financially?

2019 Spring Q17

Taking your best guess, when do you think the next economic recession is mostly likely to start?

2019 Spring Q6a

Thinking about the financial needs of your jurisdiction, would you say that your unit of government is less able or better able to meet its financial needs in this fiscal year compared to the last fiscal year?

2019 Spring Q19

Whether or not your jurisdiction has taken any specific actions, in your opinion, how prepared today is your jurisdiction's government to deal with the next economic recession?

2019 Spring Q6b

Thinking about the financial needs of your jurisdiction, would you say that your unit of government is less able or better able to meet its financial needs in the next fiscal year compared to this fiscal year?