INDEX
Accidents, auto, 454-455, 464; cost of, 563- 564
Accounting, municipal: control of, 126-127, 129, 140; double-entry, 141-142; records, 142; punch card method, 143-144
Adams, Henry F., 72
Adams, John, 54
Administration: colonial, 1; affected by population rise, 15; techniques of, 18; types of local, 24-25; mayor-council plan, 25; commission plan, 27; city-manager plan, 29-31; functional divisions of, 33; code, 38-39; board control of, 45-47; need for qualified personnel, 49, 60; use of service rating, 80-83; relation to finance, 131; and bonds, 164; zoning, 256, 271; of slum clearance, 283-284; of public health, 349- 351; of recreation, 377-378; of police, 416- 419; of traffic, 459-461; of fire department, 493-494; of docks and ferries, 526; of collection of wastes, 595; of water department, 645-646; of schools, 678-680; of libraries, 691; popular control of, 696- 697; and democracy, 718; future trends in, 742-745
Administrative code, 38-41
Administrative supervision, of local finance, 188-191, 195; English system, 191-192, 195
Aeration, 635
Agency, personnel (see personnel management)
Air, as disease carrier, 332
Air-conditioning, and water supply, 628
Akron ( Ohio), 161
Alabama, 470
Alarm system, 499-500
American Child Health Association, 329
American City Planning Institute, 230
American Medical Association, 331, 637
American Municipal Association, 88, 726, 730, 738
American Public Health Association, 323, 351
Appointments: preferential, 73; provisional, special, 73; temporary, 74; emergency, 75
Appraisals, 313, 582
Arkansas, 120, 160
Army system, 78
Arnovici, 242
Arson, losses from, 483-484, 488, 501-502
Ashes, collection and disposal, 595, 597, 598
Asheville ( N. C.), 165
Ashland ( Ky.), 117
Asphalt: plant, municipal, 528; pavements, 549-550
Assessment, 103; special, 100, 111-112, 128, 158, 165, 180, 183; net rental, 104-105; regular, 128; percentages, 183; administered by legal department, 314-315
Assessor, city, 103, 128
Atlanta ( Ga.), 204, 267
Atlantic City ( N. J.), 5, 87
Audit: outside, for city finances, 127; state, 189
Auditor (see comptroller), 126, 204, 314
Australia, 712
Austria, 297
Authorities, 243, 292
Automobiles (see traffic): increase in, 449, 450, 451; storage, 468-469
Babylon, 227, 352, 546
Bail bond, 667
Baker, Newton D., 201
Balance and check in administration, 25, 27, 31, 32, 208
Ballots, 706-708; Australian, 707
Baltimore ( Md.), 167, 219
Beaver Dam ( Wis.), 619
Begging, 401-402
Berkeley ( Calif.), 430
Berlin, 191
Bertillon, 428
Bethlehem ( Pa.), 625
Bid prices, 218
Bids: collusive, 201, 519; scaled, 205; publication, 207; preference in, 217-219; on public work, 518-520
Billboards, 265-266
Biltmore ( N. C.), 230
Birmingham ( Ala.), 280, 470, 534
Blackstone, William, 120

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  • Title Page iii
  • Foreword vii
  • Preface ix
  • Contents xiii
  • Illustrations xix
  • 1 - The Changing City 1
  • 2 - Administrative Principles 22
  • 3 - The Civil Service 49
  • 4 - Personnel Management 70
  • 5 - Revenues and Taxation 95
  • 6 - Finance and Accounting 124
  • 7 - Expenditures and Debts 151
  • Conclusions 174
  • 8 - State Financial Supervision 176
  • Conclusions 194
  • 9 - Centralized Purchasing 199
  • 10 - Planning 226
  • 11 - Zoning 249
  • 12 - Slums and Housing 275
  • 13 - The Law Department 300
  • 14 - Public Health 319
  • 15 - Recreation and Parks 355
  • Conclusions 378
  • 16 - Public Welfare 383
  • 17 - Police Administration 412
  • 18 - Traffic. 449
  • 19 - Fire 477
  • 20 - Public Works 509
  • 21 - Streets 539
  • 22 - Public Utilities 566
  • 23 - Wastes 593
  • Conclusions 620
  • 24- Water 623
  • Conclusions 646
  • 25 - Courts 649
  • Conclusions 669
  • 26 - Education 673
  • 27 - Nominations and Elections 696
  • 28 - New Horizons 716
  • Index 747
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