Public Finance

Bringing public infrastructure and economic development projects to life...

Eckberg Lammers provides unique value to the municipalities we represent by offering complete Public Finance services. Our Public Finance practice actively engages city administrators, finance directors, financial advisors and bond underwriters to help local governments bring public infrastructure and economic development projects to life. Eckberg Lammers is a nationally recognized bond counsel firm in the states of Minnesota and Wisconsin. Areas of expertise include:

GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS

  • Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) & street reconstruction bonds
  • Improvement bonds (payable via special assessments)
  • Equipment certificates
  • Utility revenue bonds
  • Corporate purpose bonds
  • Promissory notes
  • State agency financing

CONDUIT REVENUE BONDS

  • Bond counsel & issuer counsel
  • Tax analysis (federal and state)
  • Bond policies (including imposition of administrative fees)

TAX INCREMENT FINANCING (TIF) & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

  • Development agreements
  • TIF ‘best use’ consultation                (in conjunction with city & financial advisors)
  • Tax abatement resolutions
  • Public hearing notices
  • Financing options consultation & development

SPECIAL LEGISLATION

  • TIF & general obligation bond transactions
  • Legislation draft preparation              (in conjunction with city & area legislators)

Our Public Finance practice is led by Andrew Pratt, who has spent more than a decade guiding local governments through complex economic development projects and financing transactions. Andy continually hones his public finance acumen via education and collaboration with fellow members of the following organizations:


CHOOSE ECKBERG LAMMERS FOR YOUR PUBLIC FINANCE NEEDS.

Call 651-439-2878 or send us an e-mail for more information about our Public Finance practice.

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