School Finances, Developer Fees & Mitigation

Best Best & Krieger attorneys provide experienced advice and representation as bond counsel, disclosure counsel and special counsel in all matters relating to school finance, developer fees and mitigation, including:

  • General obligation bonds – issuance and bond oversight
  • Mello-Roos Community Facilities District financings
  • Lease financings
    • Lease revenue bonds
    • Certificates of Participation
    • Lease/leaseback
    • Equipment lease purchase agreements
  • Tax and revenue anticipation notes
  • Initial and continuing disclosure issues
  • Representation of school districts in IRS tax audits of tax-exempt financings
  • School grounds maintenance districts
  • Developer fees and mitigation
    • Procedures for Level I and Level II developer fees
    • School Facilities Needs Analysis review
    • Implementation and collection issues
    • Mitigation agreements with developers
    • Representation of school districts in developer fee or mitigation issues
    • Fee protests and disputes
John E. Brown

John E. Brown

Partner

(909) 483-6640

Areas of Focus: Comprehensive Code Enforcement | Education Law | Eminent Domain | Government Policy & Public Integrity | Municipal Law | Special Districts
Kimberly A. Byrens

Kimberly A. Byrens

Partner

(951) 826-8273

Areas of Focus: Business Services & School Facilities | Education | Education Law | Municipal Law | Public Finance | School Finances, Developer Fees & Mitigation
Jack B. Clarke

Jack B. Clarke

Partner

(951) 826-8233

Areas of Focus: Board Governance & Administration | Business Services & School Facilities | Charter Schools | Education Law | Education Litigation | Special Education
Mary Beth Coburn

Mary Beth Coburn

Partner

(619) 525-1369

Areas of Focus: Business Services & School Facilities | Municipal Law | Public Agency Litigation | Public Contracts & Construction | School Finances, Developer Fees & Mitigation | Special Districts
Steven C. DeBaun

Steven C. DeBaun

Partner

(951) 826-8201

Areas of Focus: Environmental Law & Natural Resources | Land Use, Planning & Zoning | Municipal Law | Special Districts | Transportation
Warren B. Diven

Warren B. Diven

Partner

(619) 525-1337

Areas of Focus: Fees, Taxes & Assessments | General & Special Counsel | Municipal Law | Public Finance
Tyree K. Dorward

Tyree K. Dorward

Partner

(619) 525-1338

Areas of Focus: Business Services & School Facilities | Education Law | Public Contracts & Construction
Dina O. Harris

Dina O. Harris

Partner

(619) 525-1340

Areas of Focus: Board Governance & Administration | Business Services & School Facilities | Charter Schools | Education Law | Special Education | Student Affairs
Cathy S. Holmes

Cathy S. Holmes

Partner

(951) 826-8218

Areas of Focus: Board Governance & Administration | Business Services & School Facilities | Charter Schools | Education Law | Special Education | Student Affairs
Mrunal M. Shah

Mrunal M. Shah

Of Counsel

(951) 826-8259

Areas of Focus: Fees, Taxes & Assessments | Municipal Law | Public Finance | School Finances, Developer Fees & Mitigation

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