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6th Annual Local Government Benchmarking Survey

What new regulatory issues are most impactful to your entity? How is your entity addressing baby boomer retirement and staffing needs? Is your entity concerned about cybersecurity? Tell us about these issues and more! Speak your mind and let us know what is going on in your local government. The survey should take approximately 15 minutes to complete. Five survey respondents will be randomly selected to win a free week of meals from Blue Apron ! Offer expires March 31, 2017. Recipients will be contacted by email 4 to 6 weeks after the survey closes.

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2016 Local Government Benchmarking Survey Results

Cherry Bekaert is pleased to present the results of our 5th Annual State and Local Government Benchmarking Survey. Based on the feedback from over 300 survey participants, we are able to share these valuable results allowing government entities to compare their own performance, accomplishments and struggles with similar entities across the Southeast. We hope this report will help you better understand how your peers in the region are responding or planning to respond to a wide range of current issues. Highlights from this year’s results include: Almost 50% of staff turnover experienced in the past year is due to retirement. Read More.

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2016 Government Benchmarking Survey Participant Winners

Thank you to all those who participated in our 2016 Benchmarking Survey. We appreciate your time and look forward to sharing the results in the coming weeks. Congratulations to our drawing winners: Leslie Gaylord, Town of Weddington, NC Jennifer Cabuay, City of Virginia Beach, VA Theresa Owens, City of Poquoson, VA Jim Delach, City of Brooksville, FL Teresa Cantore, City of Delray Beach, FL

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Cherry Bekaert’s Annual Local Benchmarking Survey Now Open

Cherry Bekaert is proud to announce that our annual Government Benchmarking Survey is now available. For the fifth edition of our survey, we have revised the categories and questions to reflect the current and ever-changing regulatory environment, as well as to incorporate feedback from last year. State and local governments in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida are encouraged to complete the survey. Cherry Bekaert’s 2016 Government Benchmarking Survey is open until Tuesday, March 1st. The survey should take approximately 15 minutes to complete. In addition, five survey respondents will be selected at random to win a free week of meals from Blue Apron.. Read More.

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2015 Local Government Benchmarking Survey Results

From February to March 2015, Cherry Bekaert conducted the 4th Edition of our Local Government Benchmarking Survey. Based on respondent feedback from previous years, we tailored our 2015 survey questions accordingly. The Firm is pleased to present the results of this year’s survey, as well as share our four-year trend analysis data.

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Results of Cherry Bekaert’s 2014 Local Government Benchmarking Survey

Encouraged by increased participation over the past two years, Cherry Bekaert recently undertook the 3rd Edition of our Local Government Benchmarking Survey. In preparation for this year’s survey, we listened to respondent feedback and modified our 2014 survey questions accordingly. Conducted in March, the survey included participants from 180 government operational and financial leaders throughout the Southeast. We are pleased to present the results of this year’s survey, as well as share our three-year trend analysis data.

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