Consulting Services

At Robinson, Farmer, Cox Associates, we realize that understanding the intricacies of local government management, finance and operations is only as valuable as our ability to effectively apply that knowledge on behalf of our clients. In addition to keeping fully abreast of economic events, financial trends and legislative matters affecting governmental clients, our Consultants provide each client with the highest degree of individual attention. Whether it is consulting with Boards and management regarding specific financial questions or interpreting the implications of existing regulatory developments, our Firm's members consider proactive service to be the foundation of our philosophy.

Representative engagements and services provided include:

  • Preparation of financial forecasts including prospective tax rate impact of capital projects;
  • Analysis of water and sewer rates
  • Computation of developer impact fees and costs of development (proffers)
  • Preparation and review of pay and classification studies and human resources policies
  • Preparation of management studies and audits, both broad and very specific in scope
  • Analysis of computer system needs
  • Computation of the financial impact of a prospective change in form of government or government boundary adjustment
  • Design of computer-based models replicating or instituting systems and budgets
  • Computation of costs of operation including calculation of indirect costs.