Summary: Identifies structural implications of municipal reform and re-defining of municipalities in Ontario.
Summary: Discusses non-partisan municipal elections and their implications, especially the question of effect on voter turnout.
Summary: The present system for public housing is overly complex and expensive, as well as inefficient. Outlines the effect that new legislation could have on Ontario social housing.
Summary: Analysis of Board of Education structure, authority and expenditure in light of public controversy about their current level of expenditure.
Summary: To maintain the level of competence of senior municipal officers, university trained recruits are required whose academic backgrounds permit them to understand the effect and ramifications of municipal activity.
Summary: Assesses the quality of Metro Toronto's fire departments to determine whether amalgamation would be the most effective way to provide the best level of service.
Summary: Examines increased contracting of municipal services to the private sector. Recommends that a number of factors, not just cost-savings, must be taken into account.
Summary: Analyzes the development of the Ontario Retail Sales tax provincially.
Summary: Summary of keynote address to the Eastern Regional Conference of the Public Personnel Association: key issues in public personnel operations.
Summary: Focuses on how decisions regarding the Metro Toronto transportation system are made.
Summary: Recommendations for the prefered form of government to be established in North York.
Summary: Appraises the first decade of Metropolitan Toronto's Municipal Council.
Summary: Provides recommendations to alleviate the problems faced by expropriated owner-occupants.
Summary: Presents important issues faced by municipal representatives in the 1980 election.
Summary: Internal annual report.
Summary: Discusses the length and inefficiency of City Council meetings.
Summary: Engages the public in ensuring the development of the green belt.
Summary: Presents the keynote address and four background papers presented at the "Metro Toronto Under Review: What are the Issues?" Conference. Papers focus on the form of Metro's government.
Summary: Local governments encounter difficulties in both current and capital financing; this warrants reconsideration of Provincial-Municipal Relations.
Summary: A guide to the Municipality of Metro Toronto and the six area municipalities.
Summary: Results of a questionnaire sent to all candidates for municipal office in Metropolitan Toronto in December 1962. Notes the similarity in social and economic positions of municipal politicians.
Summary: Three case studies concerning personnel transfers stemming from municipal amalgamations and assumption of the welfare function by Metro.
Summary: The introduction of sewer charges in Metro Toronto could have two major advantages: equitable distribution of service costs and diversification of municipal revenue.
Summary: Study of the completed basic reassessment at market value in Mississauga. Explains the procedures and difficulties involved in market value assessment.
Summary: Analysis of function and challenges of fire departments in the Toronto area.
Summary: Examines the challenges municipalities face in fulfilling their responsibility to build old age homes.
Summary: Discusses the advantages of a two-year term in efficiency and performance of city council members.
Summary: Advocates for "full and frank treatment" of important civic business in order to keep the public engaged.
Summary: Commercial taxpayers in Ontario pay a greater proportionate share of municipal taxes than other types of ratepayers. Statistical evidence shows that the difference in rates levied to residential and commercial taxpayers has increased.
Summary: Examines the trend towards building privately developed new communities in Toronto.