عنوان مقاله [English]
Introduction and purpose: Today urban management needs a sustainable income system to be able to implement its duties. Effective urban administration and providing suitable services to citizens and performing construction projects all need sustainable income. This research aimed at studying affecting factors on delivering sustainable income resources by local government and municipalities in small towns.
Method: To do this research, financial documents of Firoozkooh municipality in the period of 2001-2011 have been collected and some interviews with members of local parliament and urban managers has been done and analyzed.
Results: The results showed that income resources of Firoozkooh municipality mostly was based on unsustainable income of construction taxes(between 20to 40%) which were affected by public policies made by government in the field of house building development and its market and local parliament has affected this resources with changing the taxes.
Conclusion: It can be concluded that Firrozkooh municipality hasn't been successful in sustaining income resources and can make and implement some policies to deliver more sustainable resources such as investment attraction, tourism development and other relating services with collaboration of local parliament.