Schedule A – Percent of Gross Receipts – Franchise Fee Survey of Selected U.S. Cities

Introduction: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
Schedule A- Preliminary Analysis
City of Baltimore, Maryland
Percent of Gross Receipts – Franchise Fee Survey of Selected U.S. Cities
May, 1996
 

ELECTRIC FRANCHISE FEES
Estimate for Baltimore, Maryland – based on revenue per individual:

GAS FRANCHISE FEES

Estimate for Baltimore, Maryland – based on revenue per individual:

Revenue Revenue Current Fee Current Fee Incremental Impact of Each Percentage Point Incremental Impact of Each Percentage Point
City State Population Fran Fee Percentage Total Per Individual Total Difference Per Individual Per Population
Group High (Kansas City)
Group Average
736,014736,014 4%4% $26,298,410$18,158,659 $35.73$24.67 $1,882,253$1,882,253 $24,416,157$16,276,406 $8.93$6.17 $6,574,603$4,539,665
Kansas City Kansas 161,148 4% $5,757,956 $35.73 $8.93
Daytona Beach Florida 65,850 6% $2,816,945 $42.78 $7.13
Clearwater Florida 85,450 6% $3,313,725 $38.78 $6.46
Irvine California 94,139 2% $1,192,934 $12.67 $6.34
Odessa Texas 102,465 3% $1,557,000 $15.20 $5.07
Norman Oklahoma 80,000 3% $1,133,353 $14.17 $4.72
Independence Missouri 115,636 9% $4,710,491 $40.74 $4.53
Average: $6.17

TELEPHONE FRANCHISE FEES

Estimate for Baltimore, Maryland – based on revenue per individual:

TOTAL FRANCHISE REVENUES BASED ON A PERCENT OF GROSS RECEIPTS

Estimate Based on Group Current Fees
Baltimore, MD
High Average
ELECTRIC $26,298,410 $18,158,659 $1,882,253
GAS $13,534,101 $5,673,101 $0
TELEPHONE $8,577,385 $4,619,685 $183,095
TOTAL $48,409,896 $28,451,445 $2,065,348
Revenue Revenue Current Fee Current Fee Incremental Impact of Each Percentage Point Incremental Impact of Each Percentage Point
City State Population Fran Fee Percentage Total Per Individual Total Difference Per Individual Per Population
Group High (Plano)
Group Average
736,014736,014 4%4% $8,577,385$4,619,685 $11.65$6.28 $183,095$183,095
$8,394,290$4,436,590 $2.91$1.57 $2,144,346$1,154,921
Plano Texas 128,713 4% $1,500,000 $11.65 $2.91
Salt Lake City Utah 159,936 6% $1,800,000 $11.25 $1.88
Albuquerque New Mexico 384,736 2% $1,436,541 $3.73 $1.87
Springfield Missouri 140,494 6% $1,426,000 $10.15 $1.69
Kansas City Kansas 161,148 2% $429,990 $2,67 $1.33
Norman Oklahoma 80,000 3% $220,883 $2,76 $0.92
Lawrence Kansas 67,640 5% $129,134 $1.91 $0.38
Average: $1.57
Revenue Revenue Current Fee Current Fee Incremental Impact of Each Percentage Point Incremental Impact of Each Percentage Point
City State Population Fran Fee Percentage Total Per Individual Total Difference Per Individual Per Population
Group High (Independence)
Group Average
736,014736,014 4%4% $13,534,101$5,673,101 $18.89$7.71 $0.00$0.00
$13,534,101$5,673,101 $4.60$1.93 $3,383,525$1,418,275
Riverside California 174,023 1% $800,000 $4.60 $4.60
Kansas City Kansas 161,148 4% $1,617,526 $10.04 $2.51
Independence Missouri 115,636 9% $2,184,338 $18.89 $2.10
Lawrence Kansas 67,640 5% $435,396 $6.44 $1.29
Overland Park Kansas 81,784 5% $513,613 $6.28 $1.26
Norman Oklahoma 80,000 3% $285,358 $3.57 $1.19
Daytona Beach Florida 65,850 6% $217,712 $3.31 $0.55
Average: $1.93

Prepared by: DAVID M. GRIFFITH & ASSOCIATES, LTD.

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