ERIC Number: ED083446
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Coordinating Federal Assistance in the Community; Use of Selected Mechanisms for Planning and Coordinating Federal Programs. Community Development Evaluation Series No. 8.
Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, DC.
The objective of the professional consultants conducting the study was to examine local chief executive use of ten Federally assisted mechanism (planning and coordinating procedures which have developed independently in various Federal offices and departments) for local-level planning and coordination of Federal programs. The mechanisms are: comprehensive area-wide health planning; community mental health center planning; Cooperative Area Manpower Planning System (CAMPS); law enforcement assistance planning; Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I planning; Community Coordinated Child Care planning (4C); Model Cities planning; Community Action Agency "Checkpoint Procedure"; "Certification Sign-Off" on HEW programs by Model Cities directors; and Office of Management and Budget A-95 project notification and review. The study determined whether the mechanisms provided an opportunity for increased local influence in federal programs; observed developments in local planning and management capacity associated with the use of mechanisms; and identified problem areas for the cities of Newark, Dayton, New Orleans, Tucson, and Pasco, Washington. (AG)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, City Government, City Officials, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Local Government, Program Development, Relationship, Urban Problems
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 2300-00206, $1.50)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, DC.