When municipal services, such as public safety, medical emergency medical, facility rentals, project inspections, etc., are not covered by general taxes, it is important to have a well-designed and documented cost recovery program. Ridgeline can help you ensure that the fees that you charge properly reflect the total cost of delivering services. This includes not only the current direct costs (such as salaries, benefits, supplies, maintenance, etc.) and indirect costs (administration, data processing, vehicle maintenance, insurance, etc.), but also future cost increases, particularly pension contributions, which tend to grow much faster than inflation.
to discuss how our revenue generating strategies can help you maintain fiscal resiliency.