The Art & Science of Rate Making
Rate studies are a necessary part of Authority management and help to ensure that the system is in the proper position to achieve its goals. This webinar will address the steps that need to be taken and the process to assure goals are accomplished in a timely efficient manner.
During this webinar key elements of a rate study will be presented and attendees will benefit in preparing for a future study:
What are the practical goals of a rate study
What type of rate study would best suit my Authority
Which steps should be followed to complete a rate study
What information is required to complete a rate study
Full Cost Pricing - What is it and should it be considered in the rate study process
What type of rate design should be selected to help your Authority reach its goals
How often should rates be reviewed and who should be part of the process
David L. Busch, Keystone Alliance Consulting, Inc.
David Busch is a principal of Keystone Alliance Consulting, Inc., a consulting firm which specializes in Financial and Management issues for municipal owned utilities. Services provided include water and wastewater cost of service rate studies, feasibility studies, tapping fee calculations, and coordination of project financings through federal/state grant and loan programs.
In addition to project work for clients the firm also provides Authority Management on a temporary and permanent basis. In 2007 David was the recipient of the L.W. "Red" David Award and in 2017 Keystone Alliance Consulting, Inc. was the recognized by the Authorities Association for outstanding service to the organization.