BOSTON: A City in Transition

As Boston enters a new period with the first new Mayor in twenty years, we have
prepared a unique and comprehensive examination of Boston’s financial
management, its development process and its organizational structure at the end of
the Menino Administration. Click here to download the entire document

Executive Summary
Introduction & Structure of the Report

  1. Financial Management
    • Financial Health Indicators
    • Where the Money Comes From
    • Where the Money Goes
    • Personnel Management
    • Collective Bargaining
    • A Closer Look at the Property Tax
    • External Funds
    • The Capital Plan
    • Debt Management
    • Development & Management of the Budget
  2. Boston’s Organizational Structure
  3. The Development Process
  4. Conclusion & Recommendations