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 [...]

14 08, 2015

Collection Agencies

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

23 07, 2015

Custodial bank

July 23rd, 2015|

What custodial bank(s) do you use? Contact information (name, phone and/or email address) Please share comments on services provided. (i.e., poor, fair, adequate, exceptional) 3rd Party Custodial Bank

8 07, 2015

Pension Obligation Bond Analysis

July 8th, 2015|

Have you retained a financial consultant within the last three years to help develop a white paper on the pros and cons of pension obligation bonds (POB) for your Council or Board? We have a board member and a few customers that are very interested in issuing pension obligation bonds to reduce our retirement liability. [...]

2 07, 2015

AB 113 – Potential losses due to reimbursement agreements

July 2nd, 2015|

I received a list from the League of CA Cities that consisted of “self-reported” cities that have reimbursement agreements that would be lost if AB 113 passes. I combined the League’s listing with the listing I compiled from CSMFO group list responses. Attached is the combined list and the list that I received from the [...]