3 05, 2016

Municipal Business License Requirements and Associated Costs

May 3rd, 2016|

Question: Three point survey. Does your Municipality require contractors, consultants, and vendors who perform work or services for your City organization, to get a City business license? (Y/N) If they are required to get an initial business license, and then work for the City on a continuous basis, are they required to renew their business [...]

16 03, 2016

List of Fee Study and Cost Allocation Firms

March 16th, 2016|

Question: The City of Watsonville is releasing a cost allocation and fee study RFP. I would appreciate if you could share the name and contact information of a firm which worked with you in preparing either a cost allocation plan or a fee study. Download: Survey Results for a List of Fee Study and Cost Allocation Firms, [...]

16 03, 2016

Credit Card Transaction/Convenience Fees

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 [...]

2 11, 2015

Irrigation Costs Survey

November 2nd, 2015|

Question: We are trying to assess how other agencies factor in irrigation costs when billing commercial customers for sewer whose irrigation is not directly connected to a meter. Any feedback is greatly appreciated. Survey Results  

23 07, 2015

Audit fees

July 23rd, 2015|

Trying to get an indication of how much your audit fees are. Please include: Agency Population General fund budget Full service or contract Auditor Term of contract Fees Audit Fee Survey

2 07, 2015

Credit Card transaction fees

July 2nd, 2015|

The City of Merced is considering applying a transaction fee on credit card use for non-utility  customers. We would appreciate your response to the following: Do you charge a transaction fee? If so on what type of transactions? What is the rate? Who is your credit card processor? Credit card transaction fee survey results

19 06, 2015

Water Conservation Fines

June 19th, 2015|

We are looking at methods to collect fines that are issued to water customers who are not complying with the City's water conservation regulations. We would like to simply add the fine to the customer's water account, but at this point we are not if we can legally do so. I have our City Attorney's [...]

14 07, 2014

Survey Results: Purchasing Thresholds

July 14th, 2014|

Download: Purchasing Threshold Survey

17 06, 2014

Survey Results: Former RDA Loan Repayment Staff Report, Resolution and Calculator

June 17th, 2014|

Download: Item 3 REPAYMENT SCHEDULE Item 3 AR Loan Agreement Item 3 Loan Agreement Resolution Item 3 Loan Agreement OB Report (Complete) - Amended & Restated Cooperation Agreement Per AB 1484 Advance repmt_Staff report Norwalk - OB staff report re re-establishment of 1985 OA3 Loan Norwalk - OB reso re re-establishment of 1985 OA3 Loan [...]

16 06, 2014

Survey Results: Encumbrances and Appropriation Carry-Overs

June 16th, 2014|

Download: FD - Res #6473 - Budget FY 2014-2015 (item K) Appropriation and Encumbrance Survey Results 6-13-14