Webinar: The Art & Science of Rate Making

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

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How do you calculate your authority rates?  Learn what type of rate study is best for your authority and the advantages and disadvantages of each.  Also learn the steps that should be followed for a successful rate study for your authority. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Practical Goals of a Rate Study: Learn how to meet revenue goals of the authority, ensure equity for all customer groups, fund capital projects or debt for capital projects, and generate reserves for the future.

  • Explore which type of rate structure is best for your authority.

  • Learn the advantages and disadvantages of:

    • Flat rates

    • Metered Rates

    • Minimum Rates

    • Services Charges

    • Uniform/Single Block Rates

    • Multiple Block Rates

    • Conservation Rates

    • Seasonal Rates

    • Private and Public Fire Service Charges

  • Compare options of frequent annual adjustments and periodic rates adjustments. 

David Busch
Keystone Alliance Consulting

Member: $45