LGI CONSULTING SERVICES
environment of increasing citizen demands, but decreasing resources, your
success and survival depend on your agency's decisions.
When staff resources are spread thin and budgets are tight, it's reassuring to
know there is a cost-effective service to deliver the facts on prospective
employees. LGI can be a great help in meeting your important employee
recruitment and selection needs. In just a few short years, a local government
will expend hundreds of thousands of dollars in salary, benefits, training, and
supplies on each person it employs. In these demanding times, astute local
governments want to be sure that the prospective employee is one of those "20%
who produce 80% of the work", and will be a good match and fit for the
Local Government Institute, an independent non-profit organization, is
recognized nationwide for its outstanding educational and human resource related
services and products, including LGI's model personnel policies, model job
descriptions, risk management and loss control handbook, performance management
system, and its employee recruitment and selection manuals.
LGI's knowledge, ability and skill in the area of employee recruitment and
selection can help local government managers make better employment decisions.
As a non-profit organization, LGI offers a variety of search and selection
options geared to every budget and need.
LGI maintains a cadre of technical and professional specialists (Associates)
with substantial education, training, knowledge, skill and ability in a variety
of disciplines. We are able to put together an experienced and professional
project team to meet your needs. LGI is willing to work within your budget, and
has the flexibility to assign staff to work with you on a professional service
basis, or as temporary employees.
LGI can provide professional consulting services in a number of areas, including
but not limited to:
Human Resources. LGI specializes in the full range of human resources
functions. LGI is experienced in executive search, employee recruitment and
selection, wage and benefit design and administration, personnel policy
development, job analysis, and risk management auditing and program design. LGI
also sponsors the Local Government Job Net (www.govtjob.net),
an online listing of current jobs available in local government nationally.
General Government Administration. LGI associates can serve as interim
department managers, special project managers, as well as consult on a variety
of general government issues or services, such as the preparation of bid
documents and requests for proposal, goods and services procurement, management
reviews and performance audits, fraud investigation, administrative code
development, municipal codification, benchmarking, local improvement districts,
long range financial planning, CIP development, and information technology
systems design. LGI can also provide expert services or training in a number of
areas, including: retreat facilitation, ethics, employee recruitment and
selection, risk management and loss control, performance budgeting, and
Community Development. LGI can assist local governments with
comprehensive planning, growth management issues, land use ordinance
preparation, environmental planning, SEPA Checklists, EIS preparation, fiscal
impact studies, annexation studies and assistance, economic development,
strategic planning, downtown redevelopment, and urban forestry.
Public Works and Utility Operations. LGI can assist in utility
cost-of-service analyses and rate studies, design and construction standards,
feasibility studies, engineering studies and reports, bid document preparation,
computer-aided-design, comprehensive utility planning, facilities planning,
solid waste and recycling program design, and cemetery design and management.
Facility Planning and Design. Several LGI associates specialize in space
and facility planning and design, site planning, architecture, ADA compliance,
and facility financing plans.
Leisure Services and Landscape Architecture. LGI can put together an
experienced team to help you with site planning, landscape architecture, park
planning and design, sprinkling system planning and design, urban forestry,
recreation program design and administration, and library management.
Public Safety. Several LGI associates have extensive experience in public
safety agency management review, policy and procedure development, civil service
commission testing and administration, assessment centers, equipment evaluation, and facility
Grant writing and administration. LGI can help you write grant write a
grant application, or administer a grant in your behalf. LGI associates have
extensive experience with a variety of state and federal grant programs,
including but not limited to: ISTEA, TIB, CDBG, EPA, and IAC.
Please add LGI to you vendor lists for the above services. We would be happy to
respond to your RFP or request for bids.
The Local Government Institute is a federally recognized tax exempt independent
502(C)3 nonprofit corporation established in 1988 to provide technical
assistance to units of local government.
Local Government Institute
1231 Farallone Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98466
FAX: (253) 565-2575
Unified Business ID
Federal Employer Identification No. 91-1504383
Washington State Business License No. 601-079-455
Oregon State Business Registry No. 26210
Alaska State Business License No. 703799