Tag: fee study

Featured, Insights, Research Article, Thought Leadership / October 8, 2019

Local agencies in California have the ability to charge a wide range of user and regulatory fees. Common examples of these include: Cities or fire districts have fire prevention programs and charge fees for review of planning entitlement applications for conditions of approval, plan check and inspection of new residential…

Case Study, Utility Rate Studies / December 2, 2016

Sussex County is located in the southern part of Delaware with a population of approximately 200,000. The County manages, operates and maintains 28 separate Sewer Districts, all with various service charges, assessments and connection fees. When we met with County stakeholders, this complex web of fees and charges was no…

Case Study, Cost Allocation Plans / December 2, 2016

The Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District, “Metro Fire,” serves a population of over 727,000 in a 417 square mile service area. It is the 7th largest fire agency in the State of California and, understandably, has a diverse set of fiscal challenges to manage. The District’s fee structures, as supported by…

Case Study, Utility Rate Studies / December 2, 2016

Water, Sewer, Solid Waste Rate Study and Development Impact Fee Study – City of Redding, CA The City of Redding has a population of over 90,000 people and hundreds of businesses. Their basic services of water, sewer and trash were perhaps taken a bit for granted. For a number of…