Alpine FPD: $5,278,000 Pension Obligation Bonds

Alpine FPD: $5,278,000 Pension Obligation Bonds

June 8, 2022

Ridgeline served as a municipal advisor on the issuance of $5,278,000 pension obligation bonds for the Alpine Fire Protection District.

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A Loud Word of Caution From the Start-Up World

A Loud Word of Caution From the Start-Up World

May 20, 2022

Y Combinator is advising start-ups to "prepare for the worst." How does this apply to public agencies?

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On Putin's Invasion Of Ukraine

On Putin's Invasion Of Ukraine

February 25, 2022

Dmitry Semenov, founder of Ridgeline, shares his initial thoughts on Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

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Lakeside FPD: $27,855,000 Pension Obligation Bonds

Lakeside FPD: $27,855,000 Pension Obligation Bonds

February 15, 2022

Ridgeline served as a municipal advisor on the issuance of $27,855,000 pension obligation bonds for the Lakeside Fire Protection District.

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What CalPERS’ New 6.8% Discount Rate Means for Employers?

What CalPERS’ New 6.8% Discount Rate Means for Employers?

December 9, 2021

In November 2021 CalPERS confirmed lowering discount rate to 6.8%. Find out here what the lower CalPERS discount rate means for your agency.

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Ridgeline Helps Santa Cruz METRO with Pension Cost Optimization Strategy

Ridgeline Helps Santa Cruz METRO with Pension Cost Optimization Strategy

November 4, 2021

Find out how Ridgeline helped Santa Cruz METRO analyze its pension and OPEB liabilities, and develop a comprehensive pension cost optimization strategy.

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Annual Debt Transparency Report Deadline is January 31, 2022 – Are You Ready?

Annual Debt Transparency Report Deadline is January 31, 2022 – Are You Ready?

October 21, 2021

2021 annual debt transparency reports must be filed with CDIAC by January 31, 2022. Find out here who needs to file.

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2020 CalPERS Actuarial Valuation Reports Are Out – Unfunded Liabilities Going Up... Again

2020 CalPERS Actuarial Valuation Reports Are Out – Unfunded Liabilities Going Up... Again

October 6, 2021

2020 CalPERS actuarial valuation reports are out. Find out here what you can do to make your municipality's pension costs more affordable.

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Municipal Advisors – Part 3 of 3

Everything You Wanted to Know About Municipal Advisors – Part 3 of 3

September 24, 2021

Considering hiring a municipal advisor? This series of articles tells you everything you wanted to know about municipal advisors.

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Municipal Advisors - Part 2 of 3

Everything You Wanted to Know About Municipal Advisors - Part 2 of 3

September 17, 2021

Considering hiring a municipal advisor? This series of articles tells you everything you wanted to know about municipal advisors.

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Municipal Advisors – Part 1 of 3

Everything You Wanted to Know About Municipal Advisors – Part 1 of 3

September 10, 2021

Considering hiring a municipal advisor? This article tells you everything you wanted to know about municipal advisors.

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CalPERS Announces 21.3% FY2021 Return and Lowers Discount Rate to 6.8%

CalPERS Announces 21.3% FY2021 Return and Lowers Discount Rate to 6.8%

July 12, 2021

After earning 21.3% in 2021, CalPERS lowered its discount rate to 6.8%. Find out what it means for public agencies within the pension system.

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