The final report of the analyses of the merger of three local governments in Võru county’ was completed, covering Võru city, Võru Rural Municipality and Sõmerpalu Rural Municipality. Within a nearly a year-long project, a comparative study of these local authorities was prepared, presenting three scenarios of changes: a) the amalgamation of local government units, b) independent continuation of the local governments, and c) the deepening of cooperation between the local government units. During the process, an opinion poll was carried out among local residents.