TischlerBise conducted the fiscal analysis of the Howard County, Maryland General Plan. This analysis included the evaluation of several different land use scenarios. The results were critical in influencing its recommendations and ultimate adoption. The General Plan won the APA National Award for Best Comprehensive Plan. The County has again retained the firm for fiscal analysis evaluations for the General Plan update.
TischlerBise examined the impact of growth on Henrico County, Virginia over the next 20 years. The county used this effort as a foundation for further policy discussions relating to fiscal impacts of growth and development. The firm also developed a fiscal impact model which has been utilized to update the evaluations as well as other relevant fiscal analyses.
Eight jurisdictions in the Twin Cities Metropolitan Council evaluated the fiscal impact of two different growth alternatives - compact versus trends development. The evaluation included two jurisdictions each from four different types of communities - matured, maturing, suburbanizing and developing. The analysis evaluated the relationship between development densities and infrastructure costs and the return on municipal investment at various densities.
In Mashpee Township, Massachusetts, TischlerBise conducted a fiscal impact analysis of the proposed Mashpee Commons development, a mixed use project located on Cape Cod. A series of scenarios were evaluated in which the number and type of housing units and the amount of nonresidential square footage varied. The development program was approved at the Town Meeting.
The Township of Old Bridge, New Jersey retained TischlerBise to evaluate the fiscal impacts of a proposed planned unit development (PUD) that would increase population by nearly 50%. The developer conducted its own analysis, using per capita and other average cost concepts. The Township retained us to look at the marginal impacts of the proposed PUD. Three scenarios were evaluated in addition to the developer's three alternatives. Information from these fi
Deerfield Beach, Florida is located in Broward County, in the Miami/Fort Lauderdale metropolitan area. Because Broward County has decided it will no longer provide urban services after 2010, municipalities in the County must annex the remaining unincorporated area. Therefore, the City retained TischlerBise to evaluate five scenarios for four different annexation areas.