Debt Management

6 09, 2017

Salvage Value for Capital Assets

2017-10-04T10:30:16+00:00 September 6th, 2017|

Question: Does your City assign salvage value for your capital assets? If so, how do you determine the value?   Download: Survey Results on Salvage Value for Capital Assets, 09-06-2017

5 06, 2017

Add-on/Collection Agency Fee

2017-06-08T15:10:27+00:00 June 5th, 2017|

Question: We’d like to know if your city charges a fee when matters are referred to an outside collection agency. If yes, we’d like to know how that fee is structured and whether it is addressed with a debtor in advance of sending it to a collections agency. In other words, are collection fees part of [...]

22 03, 2017

Utility Billing Software

2017-03-22T11:39:24+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|

Question: We are looking into acquiring a new Water/Sewer Billing System, and would like to know the name of the system that your agency is using. If you have recently purchased or implemented a Utility Billing Software, we would really appreciate you sharing your experience with us. Download: Results of Survey of Utility Billing Software, [...]

19 05, 2016

Street CIP Funding

2016-05-19T10:11:48+00:00 May 19th, 2016|

Question: I would like to hear about funding / financing opportunities your City has identified to pay for streets. Our City has one large Streets CIP project, among many smaller ones, that requires funding / financing because there is not enough in cash / fund balance to pay for this large project. Please include the following [...]

16 03, 2016

Credit Card Transaction/Convenience Fees

2016-03-16T10:36:53+00:00 March 16th, 2016|

Question: We are considering collecting a transaction/convenience fee on all credit card payments and would like to survey CSMFO members on current practices.  If your agency is currently charging a “transaction or convenience fees” for credit card payments, please answer the following questions: What types of credit card payments are charged a convenience fee?  (i.e. property [...]

14 08, 2015

Collection Agencies

2015-08-14T15:05:41+00:00 August 14th, 2015|

What collection agency do you currently use for business licensing and/or other collection accounts? Download: Collection Agencies Survey, City of San Leandro Accounting Manger Salary Survey, City of La Palma