Performance Measurement Guide

Population and Performance Accountability

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RBA distinguishes between population accountability and program accountability

Population Result A condition of well-being for children, adults, families, or communities. These conditions are outlined in the County’s Strategic Plan.
  • Comprehensive Health & Safety
  • Attainable Housing
  • Reliable Transportation
  • Sustainable environment
  • Dynamic Economy
  • Operational Excellence
Indicator A measure which helps quantify the achievement of a result. County indicators are currently being developed (June 2020) in partnership with DataShare Santa Cruz County.
  • Food insecurity rate
  • Crime rate
  • Rent burden
  • Commute time
  • Air quality
  • Poverty rate