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Zerunyan: Local government ‘needs to be collaborative’

Frank Zerunyan, Director of the Executive Education Forum, spoke at the Leadership in Local Government Conference in the City of Tshwane, Pretoria this week. Prof Zerunyan @CityTshwane Leadership conf: Innovation in local gov through COLLABORATION @cpsi_sa @uscprice pic.twitter.com/mYN310Ll66 — Pierre Schoonraad (@PSchoonraad) May 11, 2015 Frank said that local government must purposefully incorporate contributions Read more…

The Demise of California Redevelopment Law, and the Repackaging of Tax Increments for California Municipalities

by Frank Zerunyan originally posted on PUBLICCEO, March 24, 2015 On June 28, 2011, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law two bills that effectively dissolved all California Redevelopment Agencies (RDAs). Through the California Redevelopment Association and the League of California Cities, local governments challenged the constitutionality of the two laws (ABx1 Read more…

LA from Above

by Frank Zerunyan Dear friends, Today my son Danny and I flew over some of LA County with our terrific LA County Fire Department (it was part of regular patrol). This was based on a certificate I had won and a promise from the former Chief P. Michael Freeman (honored by Read more…

USC Price Practicum to UN

by Frank Zerunyan I recently took a group of students to make a presentation at UN headquarters in New York City.  We were hosted by Dr. John-Mary Kauzya, Chief of the Public Administration Capacity Branch (PACB) in the Division of Public Administration and Development Management (DPADM) of the UN Department of Read more…

Governance Trends to Watch

by Caroline Stevens In an effort to gain perspective on 2013, and begin to conceptualize a governance vision for 2014; we asked our team at The Bedrosian Center to identify the most important patterns, factors and trends to watch in governance from their diverse research and practitioner perspectives. Here is the Read more…

UN Workshop in Addis Ababa

by Frank Zerunyan The quality of public service delivery and good governance are critical to the development of any country, particularly in the context of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) adopted by the United Nations in 2000, that elevated the urgency of seeking innovative public sector solutions as a way to combat challenges to achieve and Read more…

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