Best Run City in NM 2017
Las Cruces has been ranked as the most well-run city in New Mexico and 6th in the nation according to WalletHub, a personal finance website.
WalletHub reports it measured the effectiveness of local leadership by how well city officials manage and spend public funds by comparing the quality of services residents receive against the city’s total budget.
WalletHub compared the operating efficiency of 150 of the largest American cities to determine the best managed. The company constructed a “Quality of Services” score comprising 33 key performance indicators grouped into six service categories; financial stability, education, health, safety, economy, and infrastructure & pollution that were measured against the city’s per-capita budget.
“This impressive ranking is testament to the leadership of the Mayor and City Council and every associate who makes up the City of Las Cruces. We truly are a organization that lives up to our slogan, People Helping People,” said City Manager Stuart C. Ed.
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