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Government Finances Officer's Association

  • Los Angeles Convention Center 1201 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA, 90015 United States (map)

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.