Urban Futures, Inc. (UFI) continues to be a leader in public finance management, working with communities in pursuit of clean renewable energy bonds (CREBs) to become more energy- efficient and environmentally friendly. Created by the Energy Policy Act of 2005, CREBs are a special type of tax credit bond which are used to fund public […]
Urban Futures, Inc. (UFI) has donated funds to the California City Management Foundation (CCMF) to establish the Mark Curran Scholarship. The Mark Curran Scholarship is new to the CCMF scholarship program, which awards the Wes McClure Scholarship annually. Scholarships are awarded to prospective graduate students attending a public or private university in California, who show […]
Urban Futures, Inc. (UFI) has been a financial partner in the City of Lake Elsinore for some time. Working with the City to finance much of the growing community’s infrastructure, UFI knows the community and understands the financial needs of the City. In April, the City Council approved the financing package for the La Laguna […]
James Lee of Urban Futures Inc. (UFI) will be joining the Financial Management Committee for the California-Nevada section of the American Water Works Association (AWWA). (http://www.ca-nv-awwa.org/canv/cns) Founded in the 1800’s, the AWWA was established to ensure safe and clean drinking water. Today, it is the largest water-focused nonprofit association dedicated to science and education. The […]
Urban Futures, Inc. (UFI) has wrapped up a number of projects for clients across multiple divisions of the company. Delivering quality product for each UFI client is critical to the company’s mission. Below is a brief summary of recent work completed. In the State of California, municipalities are required to file a number of annual […]
The team at UFI’s Public Finance Group continues its role as a top financial advisory firm in California. Recently, the Group has closed a large number of bond deals.
Urban Futures, Inc. (UFI) serves as financial advisor to the City of San Bernardino, California’s 17th-largest city. UFI completed a bond refunding for San Bernardino this month, restructuring some of the City’s outstanding debt obligations. San Bernardino is in the midst of bankruptcy, adding challenges to the bond issuance process. The 2016 Tax Allocation Refunding […]
The Public Finance team continues its role as a top financial advisory firm in California and has recently closed a large number of bond deals, resulting in significant savings and much-needed new money financing for streets and utility systems to several municipalities for infrastructure projects.
The UFI team has recently expanded, reflecting the growth and success of the organization. Over the past several months, UFI has developed professional affiliations with Ken Lee and Jim Morris, and retained a new financial analyst Lauren Deschaines.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will be reaching out to municipalities in the coming months with settlement offers for continuing disclosure violations, according to the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).