San Francisco City Services Auditor Releases Report on Museum Services Using CDP Data
April 28, 2015
City and County of San Francisco Controller

The City Services Auditor of the City and County of San Francisco released a report using fiscal year (FY) 2010‐11 data from the CDP and self‐reported data from two San Francisco museums to provide a benchmarking analysis for museum services, reviewed performance and cost benchmarks and conduct comparisons of the cost and performance of San Francisco City government with other cities, counties, and public agencies performing similar functions. Nine cities and the counties with which they are affiliated were used for the peer group used in this report. These are Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, San Diego, and Washington, DC.

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