local government

Financial Projections in the Age of COVID: Bucks County Consortium

July 9, 2020 / Comments Off on Financial Projections in the Age of COVID: Bucks County Consortium

ESI was retained by the Bucks County Consortium, a forum for intergovernmental cooperation and communication among many of the 52 incorporated municipalities in the County, to provide a county-wide analysis of actual and projected changes in major revenue sources impacting Consortium members through the end of 2021. The analysis took into consideration the economic and fiscal […]

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How Will Cities Handle COVID-19?

April 10, 2020 / Comments Off on How Will Cities Handle COVID-19?

Today in Present Value, we interview Stephen Mullin, President and Principal of ESI. Steve shares some words of wisdom from his previous jobs as Director of Commerce and Director of Finance for the City of Philadelphia on how cities such as Philadelphia will handle the current COVID-19 crisis. Ed Rendell famously said that when he […]

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Making Shared Services Happen

June 28, 2019 / Comments Off on Making Shared Services Happen

Despite a national robust economy, many local governments are coping with budget operating pressures and persistent funding shortfalls. This is especially true for many distressed communities that have not shared in the economic expansion. These municipalities have faced stagnant revenues for years and have struggled to reverse tax base contraction, even in the strong economy. […]

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