REPORT: Equity in Capital Improvement Planning Processes
Building an equitable future starts with a plan, this new resource in collaboration with PFM offers a starting point
Capital budgets and improvement plans present exceptional opportunities for governments to drive equitable outcomes, particularly when budgeting for recovery. COVID-19 has exacerbated the challenges in maintaining infrastructure, the key fabric that enables community connection, economic opportunity, and civic life in the United States. The path forward requires thoughtful, long term capital plans built around local needs and engaged stakeholders supporting the outcomes. The time is now to identify investments to build towards a more equitable future.
This resource, Equity in Capital Improvement Planning Processes, from the City Budgeting for Equity and Recovery program, created in collaboration with PFM outlines strategies and case examples (related to equity in capital planning) from across the country that can be adapted to the local context.
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