The Urban Management Group Inc

By: Urban Management Group  09-12-2011
Keywords: local government

It is not so much what UMG does but how we do it.

Using its many municipally experienced professionals, UMG relies on its hands-on understanding of local government combined with its extensive experience with many jurisdictions from around the world to provide the types of services useful for almost any local government situation. The support provided by UMG is directed at achieving better local governance through improving the major components of public administration. This typically results in strengthening the roles and capacities of all facets of the local government including the political, technical and administrative aspects of the establishment. Depending upon the capacity of the organization, different services are provided to suit the needs of the local situation. Some frequent examples are:

Keywords: local government

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