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Friday, April 10 • 8:05am - 9:30am
FR8.05.21 Jurisdictional shifts and interlocality

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Moderator: Eric Zeemering, Northern Illinois University

Who feels metropolitan in the United States?
Thomas Favre-Bulle, Stanford University, The Bill Lane Center for the American West

The Evolution of Miami-Dade County’s Two-Tier Government: Have the Original Objectives Been Conserved?
Richard Levey, University of Central Florida; David Kanaan, University of Central Florida; Amanda Terry, University of Central Florida; M. Amoy Fraser, University of Central Florida

The Dynamics of Interlocal Cooperation: Comparing Preferences and Perceptions of Local Elected and Administrative Actors
Thomas Skuzinski, University of Michigan

Bridging the Gap: Planning Multi-Jurisdictional Infrastructure in an Era of Local Funding
David Weinreich, University of Mixhigan

Interlocal contracting for police and fire service in California cities, 2001-2010
Eric Zeemering, Northern Illinois University


Thomas Favre-Bulle

Stanford University, The Bill Lane Center for the American West

David Kanaan

University of Central Florida
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Thomas Skuzinski

Doctoral Candidate + Researcher, University of Michigan
I research why alternative governance arrangements are chosen and how policies translate differently through these structures. My dissertation focuses on regionalism expressed as inter-local land use agreements in Michigan. What are the mechanisms driving attitudes of local elected officials and planners toward such arrangements? How do such arrangements transform land use practice and outcomes, if at all?
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David Weinreich

Doctoral Candidate, University of Michigan
Funding transportation infrastructure has become a major challenge, with decreasing federal interest in providing the money needed for expensive regional projects. My dissertation research examines strategies used to fund multi-jurisdictional transportation infrastructure solutions in the US. I am especially interested in self-help local taxes which were conducted across many counties at once--a change from poorly-coordinated county-by-county... Read More →
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Eric Zeemering

Northern Illinois University

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Eric Zeemering

Northern Illinois University

Friday April 10, 2015 8:05am - 9:30am
Tuttle (lobby level)