Funding the Next Generation of Infrastructure

The 2013 conference was held at the Chapparal Suites Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona on October 2-4.  This conference was co-sponsored by the Arizona chapter of the Government Finance Officers Associations (GFOAz).  114 people attended, about half of them from Arizona.  All of the sessions were approved for 1.25 AICP certification maintenance credit hours as well as CPA continuing education credits.

The conference explored a wide range of options available to governments to fund infrastructure projects, including impact fees, local improvement districts, public/private partnerships, new markets tax credits and value capture. There were 114 attendees, about half from Arizona. Attendees were able to earn AICP and CPA continuing education credits, and had the opportunity to take a field trip to Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright’s winter home, studio, and architectural campus.

Registrants (Download PDF)

Program (Download PDF)


Designing Local Improvement Districts so Everyone Wants In
Todd Chase, Matt Ransom, Presentation

Impact Fee Basics
Tyson Smith, Impact Fee Basics: Keeping It Between the Lines
Carson Bise, Impact Fee Basics: Methodology and Fee Design

Fiscal Impacts of Smart Growth: When Advocacy and Research Collide
Bob Burchell, Presentation
Terry Moore, Fiscal Impacts of Growth Scenarios in Oklahoma City

Administrative Roundtable
Steve Tindale, Nilgun Kamp, Tyson Smith, Gilbert Moncivaiz, Presentation

The NMTC Blender: Utilizing New Markets Tax Credit Financing
Albert Lemos, Jose Ometeotl, Presentation

The Reality of Infrastructure: Everyone Takes it for Granted
Bob Burchell, Presentation
Carter Froelich, The Reality of Infrastructure: How Do We Finance It?

The Banberry Legacy at 30
Craig Call, Banberry at 30: Fair Enough
Dwayne Guthrie, Banberry’s Influence on Practice
Jim Nicholas, The Banberry Factors: Defining an Upper Limit on Fees

Not Your Father’s Transportation Program
Jim Charlier, Not Your Father’s Transportation Program
Roger Hoffman, Value Capture in Colorado

Innovative Community Engagement with Mobile Apps
Darren Henderson, Ruthanne Taylor Berger, Thomas Coleman, Ryan Cook, Presentation

Funding Transportation Infrastructure and Maintenance
Bob Wallace, Funding Transportation Infrastructure
Steve Tindale, Alternative Revenue Programs
Scott McCarty, Pavement Management: Maintaining Paradise Valley’s Roads

How Will We Grow?: Manatee County’s Approach
John Osborne, Dan Schlandt, Presentation

The Balanced Approach to a Capital Improvements/Infrastructure Improvements Plan
Ryan Smith, Scott McCarty, Pat Walker, Andrew McGuire, Presentation

Case Law Update, the Meaning of Koontz and Impact Fee Trends
Tyson Smith, Case Law Update and the Meaning of Koontz
Clancy Mullen, Impact Fee Trends

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