At the annual GFOA conference, the “Raising Revenues Fairly” session is a collaborative effort by Joseph Minicozzi and;
Ken Rust, Chief Financial Officer (retired), City of Portland
Jason Caudle, City Manager, City of Lancaster
David Eichenthal, Managing Director, PFM Group Consulting
Anne Stuhldreher, Director of Financial Justice Project, Treasurer & Tax Collector's Office, City & County of San Francisco
The key takeaways and learning objectives for this session include:
Learn why perceived fairness matters in taxes and fees.
Understand how some county governments have gone about addressing potential unfairness in court fines and fees as well as fees in other areas of service.
Learn how Lancaster is aligning its tax/fee structure with the costs that property owners’ development choices impose on the local government.