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1920

  • Memorandum to the Wayne County Committee on County Reorganization
    — ( December 1920 ) 4 pages
  • Memorandum to the City Controller regarding Annual Inventory
    Report 44 ( December 1920 ) 8 pages
  • The Cost of Government of Wayne County, Michigan
    Public Business No. 56 Special No. 10 ( December 1, 1920 ) 8 pages
  • Memorandum to Civil Service Commission regarding Rating of Examination Papers
    Report 43 ( November 1920 ) 23 pages
  • Memorandum to the Mayor regarding Constables
    Report 42 ( November 1920 ) 11 pages
  • Memorandum Regarding Analysis of Wayne County Budget for Year ending November 30, 1921
    Report 41 ( November 1920 ) 21 pages
  • What is a Crime Wave?
    Public Business No. 55 ( November 1, 1920 ) 8 pages
  • Report on Water Mains Laid by the Board of Water Commissioners During The Years 1915-1919 Inclusive
    Report 40 ( October 1920 ) 10 pages
  • On Conditions of Personal Service with a Tentative Draft of a Civil Service Tenure Ordinance, and a Proposed Classification
    Report 39 ( October 1920 ) 352 pages
  • Are 1920 Taxes A Burden?; The City’s First Balance Sheet; Increasing Costs; Issuing Bonds; The Cost of Our City Government
    Public Business No. 54 ( October 1, 1920 ) 8 pages
  • Report on Organization and Administration of the Probation Department of the Recorder’s Court
    Report 36 ( August 1920 ) 29 pages
  • A Year of School Progress; The Dequindre Street Grade Separation; For A Down-Town Public Market; For Social Workers,
    Public Business No. 53 ( August 2, 1920 ) 8 pages
  • Gross Bonded Debt and Assets of the City of Detroit
    Public Business No. 52 Special Number 9 ( July 15, 1920 ) 4 pages
  • Citizen Control of Government & To Be Voted Upon: Direct Versus Indirect Administration; For Water Filtration; For Continuing Sewer Construction
    Public Business No. 51 ( July 15, 1920 ) 8 pages

The first article explores the role of governmental research organizations in state and local government. The second article provides some explanation for three charter amendments and two propositions to issue bonds that appeared on the August 31, 1920, primary election. They included: A charter amendment to increase the number of supervisors representing Detroit on the Board of Supervisors of Wayne County; a charter amendment to provide for a single Commissioner of Recreation in place of the present Recreation Commission; a charter amendment to change the section applying to the Department of Buildings and Safety Engineering. Two propositions sought voter approval to issue a total of $37 million for public works improvements and extensions of the sewer system into newly annexed territory.

  • Report on Street Cleaning and Refuse Collection
    Report 35 ( June 1920 ) 21 pages
  • Report on Organization and Administration of the Offices of the Clerks of the Recorder’s and Police Court
    Report 34 ( May 1920 ) 20 pages
  • Memorandum to the Board of County Auditors Regarding Wayne County Budget Procedure
    Report 33 ( April 1920 ) 16 pages
  • Report on the Disposal of Garbage in the City of Detroit
    Report 32 ( February 1920 ) 60 pages
  • Detroit Bureau-clippings from Kansas City “Star”
    — ( January 1920 ) pages
  • Report on Specifications for Standardization of Grades and Salaries in City Services
    Report 31 ( January 1920 ) 150 pages
  • Report on Street Cleaning and Refuse Collection
    Report 35 ( June 1920 ) 21 pages
  • Report on Organization and Administration of the Offices of the Clerks of the Recorder’s and Police Court
    Report 34 ( May 1920 ) 20 pages
  • Memorandum to the Board of County Auditors Regarding Wayne County Budget Procedure
    Report 33 ( April 1920 ) 16 pages
  • Report on the Disposal of Garbage in the City of Detroit
    Report 32 ( February 1920 ) 60 pages
  • Detroit Bureau-clippings from Kansas City “Star”
    — ( January 1920 ) pages
  • Report on Specifications for Standardization of Grades and Salaries in City Services
    Report 31 ( January 1920 ) 150 pages

1921

Memorandum to the Common Council regarding Preparation of Tax Rolls and Collection of Taxes

Report 56, ( December 1921 ) 15 pages

The Detroit Census,

Public Business No. 64 ( December 1, 1921 ) 4 pages

Memorandum to the Commissioner of Public Works regarding Street Cleaning

Report 55, ( November 1921 ) 23 pages

An Appraisal of the First Year of Operation of the Recognized Recorder’s Court of Detroit April 20, 1920-April 19, 1921,

Public Business No. 63 ( November 1, 1921 ) 16 pages

Report on the Operation of the New Recorders Court

Report 54, ( July 1921 ) 58 pages

Report on Garbage Collection from Data of March and April 1921

Report 52, ( July 1921 ) 68 pages

The Cost of Government: City of Detroit 1921-1922; Planning Public Business,

Public Business No. 62 ( July 1, 1921 ) 20 pages

Report on Audit of the Rainbow Shop

Report 51, ( June 1921 ) 17 pages

Report on an Audit of the Florence Crittenton Home

Report 50, ( April 30, 1921 ) 41 pages

A general audit of the accounting records of the Florence Crittenton Home for the nine months period ended December 31, 1920.

Report on City Civil Service

Report 49, ( May 1921 ) 187 pages

Garbage Division of the Department of Public Works

Report 48, ( April 1921 ) 21 pages

Report on Sewage Disposal with a Statement regarding Trip of Inspection to certain Eastern Cities

Report 47, ( April 1921 ) 55 pages

A New Municipal Hospital; Hospital Administration; Hospital Beds; Public Hospitals and the Medical College; What is Democracy? Public Business No. 61 ( April 20, 1921 ) 8 pages

Protection from Crime; A General Hospital; The Mayor’s Budget; To Be Voted On ,

Public Business No. 60 ( April 1, 1921 ) 8 pages

Analysis of Budget Requests for 1921-1922, City of Detroit

Report 46, ( March 1921 ) 24 pages

Analysis of Michigan’s State Government Organization,

Public Business No. 59 ( March 1, 1921 ) 16 pages

Simplifying County Government; Fighting the White Plague,

Public Business No. 58 ( February 15, 1921 ) 8 pages

A constitutional amendment has been proposed in the state legislature that ultimately provides for the simplification of county government in Michigan. This paper explained the virtues of that amendment and made the case for county home rule. Also included a short summary of the actions to contain the spread of tuberculosis in Detroit.

The Citizen and the Government: Growth of Cities; Effective Government; Citizen Cooperation

—, ( January 1921 ) pages

Memorandum on Suggestions for Improving Detroit’s Budget Procedure

Report 45, ( January 1921 ) 16 pages

Report on the Office of the Coroner in Wayne County

Report 38, ( January 1921 ) 29 pages

Detroit’s Bonded Debt Public Business No. 57 ( January 1, 1921 ) 8 pages

1922

Report 66, Report on an Audit of the Accounts of the Contract Covering Construction of Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium ( December 1922 ) 13 pages

The Cost of Government: Wayne County, Michigan 1922-1923,

Public Business No. 76 ( December 1, 1922 ) 8 pages

Report 65, Memorandum to the Mayor’s Committee regarding Fire Insurance Rates ( November 1922 ) 20 pages

Report 64, Memorandum (joint) to Mr. James Couzens on the Consolidation of the Michigan Hospital School and the Children’s Free Hospital of Detroit ( November 1922 ) 23 pages

The November Election Ballots,

Public Business No. 75 ( November 1, 1922 ) 8 pages

Annexations to Detroit,

Public Business No. 74 ( October 31, 1922 ) 6 pages

Report 63, Memorandum to the Commissioner of Public Works regarding Snow Removal ( October 1922 ) 11 pages

Report 62, Report of Assessing Methods of Eight Eastern Cities with Recommendations for Detroit as submitted to the Board of Assessors for Transmission to the Common Council ( September 1922 ) 34 pages

Report 61, Memorandum to the Commissioner of Public Works regarding Street Cleaning ( September 1922 ) 39 pages

Organization of the Government of the City of Detroit,

Public Business No. 73 ( August 15, 1922 ) 8 pages

An Appraisal of the Recorder’s Court of Detroit During its Second Year 1921-1922,

Public Business No. 72 ( August 1, 1922 ) 12 pages

Report 60, Memorandum on Proposed Revision of Methods of Collection and Transportation and Disposal of Municipal Wastes ( July 1922 ) 22 pages

The Cost of Government: City of Detroit 1922-1923,

Public Business No. 71 ( July 1, 1922 ) 20 pages

Report 59, Memorandum to the Superintendent of Police regarding Standardization of Police Practice ( June 1922 ) 19 pages

The Growth of a City,

Public Business No. 70 ( June 1, 1922 ) 8 pages

Assessing Detroit Property,

Public Business No. 69 ( May 10, 1922 ) 8 pages

Report 58, Memorandum to Police Department regarding Method of Handling Miscellaneous Ordinance Violations ( March 1922 ) 13 pages

Comparative Appropriations: 1921-1922 and 1917-1918 City of Detroit,

Public Business No. 68 ( March 10, 1922 ) 8 pages

The City Budget: An Analysis of the Departmental Requests for the Year beginning July 1, 1922 as Submitted to the Mayor,

Public Business No. 67 ( February 15, 1922 ) 20 pages

Detroit’s Bonded Debt as of December 31, 1921,

Public Business No. 66 ( February 1 1922 ) 8 pages

—, Increasing Activities and Increasing Costs (municipal expenses) ( January 1922 ) pages

Report 57, Memorandum to the Commissioner of Public Works regarding Procedure in Snow Removal ( January 1922 ) 8 pages

Cleveland and Detroit: A Comparison of the Cost of Government for 1921,

Public Business No. 65 ( January 15, 1922 ) 8 pages

1923

Report 70, Memorandum to the Commissioner of Public Works regarding Street and Alley Cleaning and Snow Removal ( December 1923 ) 25 pages

Report 69, Report to the Presiding Judge of the Recorder’s Court on the Office of the Clerk ( October 1923 ) 27 pages

The Cost of Government: City of Detroit 1923-1924,

Public Business No. 80 ( June 15, 1923 ) 20 pages

Relations of the Detroit Community Fund and the Detroit Bureau of Governmental Research, Inc.,

Memorandum, no publication date, 14 pages

Crime in Detroit,

Public Business No. 79 ( April 30, 1923 ) 4 pages

The City Budget: An Analysis of the Mayor’s Revision of the Departmental Requests for the Year Beginning July 1, 1923,

Public Business No. 78 ( March 19, 1923 ) 20 pages

Report 68, Memorandum to the Commissioner of Public Works regarding Salvaging Municipal Rubbish ( March 1923 ) 4 pages

Detroit’s Bonded Debt As of January 31, 1923,

Public Business No. 77 ( February 15, 1923 ) 4 pages

—, City and County Officials – miscellaneous 1923-1947 ( January 1923 ) pages

—, Series (16) Weekly Legislative Bulletins ( January 1923 ) pages

1924

Report 80, Reorganization of the Garbage and Street Cleaning Divisions ( September 1924 ) 14 pages

Report 79, Proposed Revision in Tax Collecting Procedure for the City of Detroit ( August 1924 ) 10 pages

Report 78, A New House of Correction ( July 1924 ) 55 pages

Report 77, A Proposed River Front Fill and Aviation Field ( July 1924 ) 8 pages

Report 76, Memorandum tot he Citizens’ Association of Grosse Point Township RE: Administrative Organization and Management of Rural Agricultural School District No. 1 ( June 1924 ) 20 pages

Report 75, Memorandum to the Commissioner of Public Works regarding Trip of Inspection RE: Disposal of Waste ( June 1924 ) 11 pages

Report 74, Memorandum to Hon. Frank Murphy regarding Selection of Personnel of the Probation Department ( May 1924 ) 10 pages

Report 73, Bonded Indebtedness of Detroit ( January 1924 ) 27 pages

Report 72, Memorandum to the Commissioner of Public Works regarding Proposed Holden Avenue Loading Station ( January 1924 ) 11 pages

Report 71, The Detroit Metropolitan Area ( January 1924 ) 26 pages

1925

Report 92, School Construction Program and Building Costs, 1919-1924 ( October 1925 ) 67 pages

Report 91, An Analysis of the Detroit Special Assessment Sinking Fund ( October 1925 ) 26 pages

Report 90, The Proposed Memorial Hall and Civic Center ( June 1925 ) 14 pages

Report 89, State Legislation-1925 An Index and Summary of the Public Acts of the Legislature of the State of Michigan passed at the Regular Session of 1925 ( June 1925 ) 66 pages

Report 88, Concrete Paving for Residence Streets ( June 1925 ) 36 pages

Report 87, Annual Sinking Fund and Interest Requirements on all Sinking Fund Bonds of the City of Detroit ( June 1925 ) 200 pages

Report 86, Methods of State Separation ( May 1925 ) 7 pages

Report 85, The Reorganization of the Department of Public Works ( February 1925 ) 16 pages

Report 84, An Analysis of the Detroit General Sinking Fund ( January 1925 ) 42 pages

Report 83, Sidewalk Construction in Detroit ( January 1925 ) 36 pages

Report 82, Sewage Disposal for Detroit ( January 1925 ) 71 pages

Report 81, Loading Station Sites for Rubbish and Garbage ( October 1925 ) 15 pages

1926

The Citizens Research Council of Michigan (then the Detroit Bureau of Governmental Research) did not publish any papers in 1926.

1927

Report 100, A Proposal for Financing the Capital Outlay for Detroit Schools ( December 1927 ) 29 pages

Report 99, Arguments For and Against the City Manager Plan for the City of Detroit ( December 1927 ) 15 pages

Report 98, A Second Analysis for the Detroit Special Assessment Sinking Fund ( June 1927 ) 19 pages

Report 27, A Report on the Liquidation of the Sinking Fund of Rural Agricultural School District No. 1: Grosse Pointe Township ( May 1927 ) 9 pages

Report 96, A Debt Settlement Between the City of Detroit and the Rural Agricultural School District No. 1: Grosse Point Township ( March 1927 ) 9 pages

—, A Survey of Grosse Pointe Township ( January 1927 ) pages

—, Twenty Years of Municipal Research (in America) ( January 1927 ) pages

Report 95, Memorandum to the Commissioner of Public Works Re: Paving Program for 1927 ( January 1927 ) 7 pages

Report 94, A Debt Settlement Between the City of Detroit and the Redford Union School District No. 1 ( January 1927 ) 15 pages

Report 93, Real Estate Owned by the City of Detroit ( January 1927 ) 58 pages

1928

Report 109, The Condemnation Procedure of Twenty-three Cities ( May 1928 ) 33 pages

Report 108, The Teachers’ Retirement Fund ( May 1928 ) 21 pages

Report 107, Statistical Records of Detroit ( May 1928 ) 35 pages

Report 106, Charts of the Metropolitan Area ( May 1928 ) 10 pages

Report 103, Confidential Report for the City Controller RE: Refinancing of Contracts of the Department of Street Railways ( March 1928 ) 29 pages

Report 105, Memorandum to Mr. Harvey Campbell, Detroit Board of Commerce, RE: Proposed Crime Commission ( March 1928 ) 17 pages

Report 104, Suggested Charter Revision of the Chapter on Civil Service, Detroit, Michigan ( March 1928 ) 4 pages

Report 102, Cost of Establishing a Pension System for the Emloyees of the Detroit Public Library ( March 1928 ) 12 pages

—, A Model Municipal Budget Law ( January 1928 ) pages

—, Standards of Financial Administration ( January 1928 ) pages

Report 101, Waste Disposal by Incineration ( January 1928 ) 34 pages

1929

Report 114, Statistical Records of Detroit ( July 1929 ) 7 pages

Report 113, A Supplement to Proposal for Financing the Capital Outlay for Detroit Schools ( June 1929 ) 16 pages

Report 112, A Second Report on Waste Disposal by Incineration ( May 1929 ) 53 pages

Report 111, The Pension System of the City of Detroit ( January 1929 ) 46 pages

Undigitized 1920s

1920

  • Memorandum to the Wayne County Committee on County Reorganization
    — ( December 1920 ) 4 pages
  • Memorandum to the City Controller regarding Annual Inventory
    Report 44 ( December 1920 ) 8 pages
  • The Cost of Government of Wayne County, Michigan
    Public Business No. 56 Special No. 10 ( December 1, 1920 ) 8 pages
  • Memorandum to Civil Service Commission regarding Rating of Examination Papers
    Report 43 ( November 1920 ) 23 pages
  • Memorandum to the Mayor regarding Constables
    Report 42 ( November 1920 ) 11 pages
  • Memorandum Regarding Analysis of Wayne County Budget for Year ending November 30, 1921
    Report 41 ( November 1920 ) 21 pages
  • What is a Crime Wave?
    Public Business No. 55 ( November 1, 1920 ) 8 pages
  • Report on Water Mains Laid by the Board of Water Commissioners During The Years 1915-1919 Inclusive
    Report 40 ( October 1920 ) 10 pages
  • On Conditions of Personal Service with a Tentative Draft of a Civil Service Tenure Ordinance, and a Proposed Classification
    Report 39 ( October 1920 ) 352 pages
  • Are 1920 Taxes A Burden?; The City’s First Balance Sheet; Increasing Costs; Issuing Bonds; The Cost of Our City Government
    Public Business No. 54 ( October 1, 1920 ) 8 pages
  • Report on Organization and Administration of the Probation Department of the Recorder’s Court
    Report 36 ( August 1920 ) 29 pages
  • A Year of School Progress; The Dequindre Street Grade Separation; For A Down-Town Public Market; For Social Workers,
    Public Business No. 53 ( August 2, 1920 ) 8 pages
  • Gross Bonded Debt and Assets of the City of Detroit
    Public Business No. 52 Special Number 9 ( July 15, 1920 ) 4 pages
  • Citizen Control of Government & To Be Voted Upon: Direct Versus Indirect Administration; For Water Filtration; For Continuing Sewer Construction
    Public Business No. 51 ( July 15, 1920 ) 8 pages

The first article explores the role of governmental research organizations in state and local government. The second article provides some explanation for three charter amendments and two propositions to issue bonds that appeared on the August 31, 1920, primary election. They included: A charter amendment to increase the number of supervisors representing Detroit on the Board of Supervisors of Wayne County; a charter amendment to provide for a single Commissioner of Recreation in place of the present Recreation Commission; a charter amendment to change the section applying to the Department of Buildings and Safety Engineering. Two propositions sought voter approval to issue a total of $37 million for public works improvements and extensions of the sewer system into newly annexed territory.

  • Report on Street Cleaning and Refuse Collection
    Report 35 ( June 1920 ) 21 pages
  • Report on Organization and Administration of the Offices of the Clerks of the Recorder’s and Police Court
    Report 34 ( May 1920 ) 20 pages
  • Memorandum to the Board of County Auditors Regarding Wayne County Budget Procedure
    Report 33 ( April 1920 ) 16 pages
  • Report on the Disposal of Garbage in the City of Detroit
    Report 32 ( February 1920 ) 60 pages
  • Detroit Bureau-clippings from Kansas City “Star”
    — ( January 1920 ) pages
  • Report on Specifications for Standardization of Grades and Salaries in City Services
    Report 31 ( January 1920 ) 150 pages
  • Report on Street Cleaning and Refuse Collection
    Report 35 ( June 1920 ) 21 pages
  • Report on Organization and Administration of the Offices of the Clerks of the Recorder’s and Police Court
    Report 34 ( May 1920 ) 20 pages
  • Memorandum to the Board of County Auditors Regarding Wayne County Budget Procedure
    Report 33 ( April 1920 ) 16 pages
  • Report on the Disposal of Garbage in the City of Detroit
    Report 32 ( February 1920 ) 60 pages
  • Detroit Bureau-clippings from Kansas City “Star”
    — ( January 1920 ) pages
  • Report on Specifications for Standardization of Grades and Salaries in City Services
    Report 31 ( January 1920 ) 150 pages

1921

Memorandum to the Common Council regarding Preparation of Tax Rolls and Collection of Taxes

Report 56, ( December 1921 ) 15 pages

The Detroit Census,

Public Business No. 64 ( December 1, 1921 ) 4 pages

Memorandum to the Commissioner of Public Works regarding Street Cleaning

Report 55, ( November 1921 ) 23 pages

An Appraisal of the First Year of Operation of the Recognized Recorder’s Court of Detroit April 20, 1920-April 19, 1921,

Public Business No. 63 ( November 1, 1921 ) 16 pages

Report on the Operation of the New Recorders Court

Report 54, ( July 1921 ) 58 pages

Report on Garbage Collection from Data of March and April 1921

Report 52, ( July 1921 ) 68 pages

The Cost of Government: City of Detroit 1921-1922; Planning Public Business,

Public Business No. 62 ( July 1, 1921 ) 20 pages

Report on Audit of the Rainbow Shop

Report 51, ( June 1921 ) 17 pages

Report on an Audit of the Florence Crittenton Home

Report 50, ( April 30, 1921 ) 41 pages

A general audit of the accounting records of the Florence Crittenton Home for the nine months period ended December 31, 1920.

Report on City Civil Service

Report 49, ( May 1921 ) 187 pages

Garbage Division of the Department of Public Works

Report 48, ( April 1921 ) 21 pages

Report on Sewage Disposal with a Statement regarding Trip of Inspection to certain Eastern Cities

Report 47, ( April 1921 ) 55 pages

A New Municipal Hospital; Hospital Administration; Hospital Beds; Public Hospitals and the Medical College; What is Democracy? Public Business No. 61 ( April 20, 1921 ) 8 pages

Protection from Crime; A General Hospital; The Mayor’s Budget; To Be Voted On ,

Public Business No. 60 ( April 1, 1921 ) 8 pages

Analysis of Budget Requests for 1921-1922, City of Detroit

Report 46, ( March 1921 ) 24 pages

Analysis of Michigan’s State Government Organization,

Public Business No. 59 ( March 1, 1921 ) 16 pages

Simplifying County Government; Fighting the White Plague,

Public Business No. 58 ( February 15, 1921 ) 8 pages

A constitutional amendment has been proposed in the state legislature that ultimately provides for the simplification of county government in Michigan. This paper explained the virtues of that amendment and made the case for county home rule. Also included a short summary of the actions to contain the spread of tuberculosis in Detroit.

The Citizen and the Government: Growth of Cities; Effective Government; Citizen Cooperation

—, ( January 1921 ) pages

Memorandum on Suggestions for Improving Detroit’s Budget Procedure

Report 45, ( January 1921 ) 16 pages

Report on the Office of the Coroner in Wayne County

Report 38, ( January 1921 ) 29 pages

Detroit’s Bonded Debt Public Business No. 57 ( January 1, 1921 ) 8 pages

1922

Report 66, Report on an Audit of the Accounts of the Contract Covering Construction of Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium ( December 1922 ) 13 pages

The Cost of Government: Wayne County, Michigan 1922-1923,

Public Business No. 76 ( December 1, 1922 ) 8 pages

Report 65, Memorandum to the Mayor’s Committee regarding Fire Insurance Rates ( November 1922 ) 20 pages

Report 64, Memorandum (joint) to Mr. James Couzens on the Consolidation of the Michigan Hospital School and the Children’s Free Hospital of Detroit ( November 1922 ) 23 pages

The November Election Ballots,

Public Business No. 75 ( November 1, 1922 ) 8 pages

Annexations to Detroit,

Public Business No. 74 ( October 31, 1922 ) 6 pages

Report 63, Memorandum to the Commissioner of Public Works regarding Snow Removal ( October 1922 ) 11 pages

Report 62, Report of Assessing Methods of Eight Eastern Cities with Recommendations for Detroit as submitted to the Board of Assessors for Transmission to the Common Council ( September 1922 ) 34 pages

Report 61, Memorandum to the Commissioner of Public Works regarding Street Cleaning ( September 1922 ) 39 pages

Organization of the Government of the City of Detroit,

Public Business No. 73 ( August 15, 1922 ) 8 pages

An Appraisal of the Recorder’s Court of Detroit During its Second Year 1921-1922,

Public Business No. 72 ( August 1, 1922 ) 12 pages

Report 60, Memorandum on Proposed Revision of Methods of Collection and Transportation and Disposal of Municipal Wastes ( July 1922 ) 22 pages

The Cost of Government: City of Detroit 1922-1923,

Public Business No. 71 ( July 1, 1922 ) 20 pages

Report 59, Memorandum to the Superintendent of Police regarding Standardization of Police Practice ( June 1922 ) 19 pages

The Growth of a City,

Public Business No. 70 ( June 1, 1922 ) 8 pages

Assessing Detroit Property,

Public Business No. 69 ( May 10, 1922 ) 8 pages

Report 58, Memorandum to Police Department regarding Method of Handling Miscellaneous Ordinance Violations ( March 1922 ) 13 pages

Comparative Appropriations: 1921-1922 and 1917-1918 City of Detroit,

Public Business No. 68 ( March 10, 1922 ) 8 pages

The City Budget: An Analysis of the Departmental Requests for the Year beginning July 1, 1922 as Submitted to the Mayor,

Public Business No. 67 ( February 15, 1922 ) 20 pages

Detroit’s Bonded Debt as of December 31, 1921,

Public Business No. 66 ( February 1 1922 ) 8 pages

—, Increasing Activities and Increasing Costs (municipal expenses) ( January 1922 ) pages

Report 57, Memorandum to the Commissioner of Public Works regarding Procedure in Snow Removal ( January 1922 ) 8 pages

Cleveland and Detroit: A Comparison of the Cost of Government for 1921,

Public Business No. 65 ( January 15, 1922 ) 8 pages

1923

Report 70, Memorandum to the Commissioner of Public Works regarding Street and Alley Cleaning and Snow Removal ( December 1923 ) 25 pages

Report 69, Report to the Presiding Judge of the Recorder’s Court on the Office of the Clerk ( October 1923 ) 27 pages

The Cost of Government: City of Detroit 1923-1924,

Public Business No. 80 ( June 15, 1923 ) 20 pages

Relations of the Detroit Community Fund and the Detroit Bureau of Governmental Research, Inc.,

Memorandum, no publication date, 14 pages

Crime in Detroit,

Public Business No. 79 ( April 30, 1923 ) 4 pages

The City Budget: An Analysis of the Mayor’s Revision of the Departmental Requests for the Year Beginning July 1, 1923,

Public Business No. 78 ( March 19, 1923 ) 20 pages

Report 68, Memorandum to the Commissioner of Public Works regarding Salvaging Municipal Rubbish ( March 1923 ) 4 pages

Detroit’s Bonded Debt As of January 31, 1923,

Public Business No. 77 ( February 15, 1923 ) 4 pages

—, City and County Officials – miscellaneous 1923-1947 ( January 1923 ) pages

—, Series (16) Weekly Legislative Bulletins ( January 1923 ) pages

1924

Report 80, Reorganization of the Garbage and Street Cleaning Divisions ( September 1924 ) 14 pages

Report 79, Proposed Revision in Tax Collecting Procedure for the City of Detroit ( August 1924 ) 10 pages

Report 78, A New House of Correction ( July 1924 ) 55 pages

Report 77, A Proposed River Front Fill and Aviation Field ( July 1924 ) 8 pages

Report 76, Memorandum tot he Citizens’ Association of Grosse Point Township RE: Administrative Organization and Management of Rural Agricultural School District No. 1 ( June 1924 ) 20 pages

Report 75, Memorandum to the Commissioner of Public Works regarding Trip of Inspection RE: Disposal of Waste ( June 1924 ) 11 pages

Report 74, Memorandum to Hon. Frank Murphy regarding Selection of Personnel of the Probation Department ( May 1924 ) 10 pages

Report 73, Bonded Indebtedness of Detroit ( January 1924 ) 27 pages

Report 72, Memorandum to the Commissioner of Public Works regarding Proposed Holden Avenue Loading Station ( January 1924 ) 11 pages

Report 71, The Detroit Metropolitan Area ( January 1924 ) 26 pages

1925

Report 92, School Construction Program and Building Costs, 1919-1924 ( October 1925 ) 67 pages

Report 91, An Analysis of the Detroit Special Assessment Sinking Fund ( October 1925 ) 26 pages

Report 90, The Proposed Memorial Hall and Civic Center ( June 1925 ) 14 pages

Report 89, State Legislation-1925 An Index and Summary of the Public Acts of the Legislature of the State of Michigan passed at the Regular Session of 1925 ( June 1925 ) 66 pages

Report 88, Concrete Paving for Residence Streets ( June 1925 ) 36 pages

Report 87, Annual Sinking Fund and Interest Requirements on all Sinking Fund Bonds of the City of Detroit ( June 1925 ) 200 pages

Report 86, Methods of State Separation ( May 1925 ) 7 pages

Report 85, The Reorganization of the Department of Public Works ( February 1925 ) 16 pages

Report 84, An Analysis of the Detroit General Sinking Fund ( January 1925 ) 42 pages

Report 83, Sidewalk Construction in Detroit ( January 1925 ) 36 pages

Report 82, Sewage Disposal for Detroit ( January 1925 ) 71 pages

Report 81, Loading Station Sites for Rubbish and Garbage ( October 1925 ) 15 pages

1926

The Citizens Research Council of Michigan (then the Detroit Bureau of Governmental Research) did not publish any papers in 1926.

1927

Report 100, A Proposal for Financing the Capital Outlay for Detroit Schools ( December 1927 ) 29 pages

Report 99, Arguments For and Against the City Manager Plan for the City of Detroit ( December 1927 ) 15 pages

Report 98, A Second Analysis for the Detroit Special Assessment Sinking Fund ( June 1927 ) 19 pages

Report 27, A Report on the Liquidation of the Sinking Fund of Rural Agricultural School District No. 1: Grosse Pointe Township ( May 1927 ) 9 pages

Report 96, A Debt Settlement Between the City of Detroit and the Rural Agricultural School District No. 1: Grosse Point Township ( March 1927 ) 9 pages

—, A Survey of Grosse Pointe Township ( January 1927 ) pages

—, Twenty Years of Municipal Research (in America) ( January 1927 ) pages

Report 95, Memorandum to the Commissioner of Public Works Re: Paving Program for 1927 ( January 1927 ) 7 pages

Report 94, A Debt Settlement Between the City of Detroit and the Redford Union School District No. 1 ( January 1927 ) 15 pages

Report 93, Real Estate Owned by the City of Detroit ( January 1927 ) 58 pages

1928

Report 109, The Condemnation Procedure of Twenty-three Cities ( May 1928 ) 33 pages

Report 108, The Teachers’ Retirement Fund ( May 1928 ) 21 pages

Report 107, Statistical Records of Detroit ( May 1928 ) 35 pages

Report 106, Charts of the Metropolitan Area ( May 1928 ) 10 pages

Report 103, Confidential Report for the City Controller RE: Refinancing of Contracts of the Department of Street Railways ( March 1928 ) 29 pages

Report 105, Memorandum to Mr. Harvey Campbell, Detroit Board of Commerce, RE: Proposed Crime Commission ( March 1928 ) 17 pages

Report 104, Suggested Charter Revision of the Chapter on Civil Service, Detroit, Michigan ( March 1928 ) 4 pages

Report 102, Cost of Establishing a Pension System for the Emloyees of the Detroit Public Library ( March 1928 ) 12 pages

—, A Model Municipal Budget Law ( January 1928 ) pages

—, Standards of Financial Administration ( January 1928 ) pages

Report 101, Waste Disposal by Incineration ( January 1928 ) 34 pages

1929

Report 114, Statistical Records of Detroit ( July 1929 ) 7 pages

Report 113, A Supplement to Proposal for Financing the Capital Outlay for Detroit Schools ( June 1929 ) 16 pages

Report 112, A Second Report on Waste Disposal by Incineration ( May 1929 ) 53 pages

Report 111, The Pension System of the City of Detroit ( January 1929 ) 46 pages

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