Institutionalize effective collaborative practices to build continuity
During the Respond phase you may have created task forces and teams working across city hall to deal with emerging challenges. After the most urgent problems are dealt with, there might be a tendency to revert to old practices and a “silo” mentality, putting the benefits of collaborative efforts at risk.
The Stabilize phase offers an opportunity to strengthen collaborative practices that can be leveraged to continue improving your city’s fiscal resilience.
Some questions to guide your thinking
- What collaborative practices has the city established during the Respond phase?
- What has and has not worked with these practices?
- How can the city leverage some of those practices to deal with issues that require collaboration moving forward?
- What resources and authority can city officials give those practices for them to continue operating during the Stabilize phase?
Building partnerships with strong foundations
Urban Land Institute (ULI) 5 minutes
This reading discusses how to build successful partnerships involving the public, private, and philanthropic sectors.