"The City of Duluth, MN faced structural challenges in its budget, given some of the city’s particular needs and obligations. Priority based budgeting helped the city align its revenues, expenditures, and values."
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Premise and Problem Statement
The American Rescue Plan (ARP) infuses $350 billion into local governments, easing the immediate financial trauma facing most every community across the country, and providing options to overcome shortfalls and simultaneously rebuild for a stronger, more sustainable future.
The City of Flagstaff, AZ is now in their second year of Priority Based Budgeting (PBB). In the first year, Council and City leadership developed key community priorities and objectives. Additionally, the City developed their initial program level data platform (inventory, costing and scoring).