Assignment Instructions (4 page paper plus 1 slide)
The first part of this final 2-part assignment is to write a clear, concise executive summary that will argue for the increase or decrease in one (1) aspect of either your local county or city budget (somewhere in Bell county, TX or Travis County, TX) you are going for an increase in taxes for example, be specific. Which particular tax and why? What are the ramifications? How is it a benefit or detriment to the locality? What are the short and long-term impacts?
Prepare this final project for the either the county administrator or the city mayor (please identify real-world name of the person you are preparing this project for – besides the class).The decision maker has only a limited time to make a decision so your brief should be 4 pages long, double spaced.
Your analysis should include a summary of the item you are addressing, your assessment of the current budget for it, your case for its increase/decrease, and finally, the action you recommend. Remember to consider the impact not only on the decision maker, but other stakeholders as well.
You should support your executive summary with at least two scholarly secondary sources.
The second part of this assignment is to create one (1) slide that exemplifies your position on your selected issue which would be use to present your issue, analysis, recommendations, and conclusion.