4 04, 2017

HUD Consultant

April 4th, 2017|

Question: We are looking for a consultant to assist us in reviewing our processes for administering HUD entitlement grant programs, primarily CDBG, HOME, and ESG. Please let me know if you have any references. Download: Survey Results on a HUD Consultant, 3-21-2017

14 10, 2016

Funding for Employee Events

October 14th, 2016|

Question: I think we all would like to say working for our agency is like working with oury best friends. Events and gatherings like Xmas parties, monthly birthday celebrations, BBQ’s & potlucks all work towards making it a better place to work. Our attorney’s do not represent many public agencies. They have told us that any contribution of money [...]

23 09, 2016

GASB 72 – Land Held for Resale

September 23rd, 2016|

Question: With the implementation of GASB 72 (Fair Value Measurement and Application) certain assets and liabilities are required to be measured at fair value, such as land held for resale for Successor Agencies and Housing Successors. Some suggestions and comments on how you determine the fair value of non-income producing land parcels without a recent appraisal [...]

31 08, 2016

Financial Software Consultants Request

August 31st, 2016|

Questions: Request for consultants to aid in preparing a RFP and selecting a new financial system. Download: Survey Results of Financial Software Consultants Request, 8-31-2016

31 05, 2016

RFP for IT Services

May 31st, 2016|

Question: We are looking for someone to help us develop a RFP for IT services.  If anyone used a third party to help develop an RFP, can you please pass their name to me? Download: Survey Results on RFP for IT Services, 5-23-2016

19 05, 2016


May 19th, 2016|

Question: For those of you who work with Paymentus for online payments, please answer these questions: What are the cancellation terms of the contract? What venue does your contract show, Delaware? What provision of the contract defines confidentiality of your customer data? a. Please copy the contract language on confidentiality (if you have it). If [...]

17 03, 2016

Notice of Account Closure from Bank of America

March 17th, 2016|

Question: Last year, the City of South Gate received a letter from Bank of America notifying us that they will no longer provide banking services to us. We’d like to know what other cities received similar notices, if any. Download: Survey Results on Notice of Account Closure from Bank of America, 3-14-2016

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

Consultants Doing Financial Policies and Procedures

March 16th, 2016|

Question: Please provide information for consultants who do financial policies and procedures work. Results: Jennifer Bower Director of Administrative Services Regional Governmental Services jbower@rgs.ca.gov 650.587.7316 ----- Kelly, I would suggest asking for a full set of financial policies from members of the group list.  Don’t pay to develop something that already exists and that your fellow [...]

16 03, 2016

Scanning AP Invoices

March 16th, 2016|

Question: If you are currently scanning your AP invoices for distribution or records retention/archiving purpose, please share with us some information about your AP operations: Are you currently scanning your AP invoices for distribution or records retention/archiving? Brand name, model#, and cost of the scanner Name of software (if applicable), functionalities, and cost Name of the [...]