Plaza Three
101- 2000 Argentia Rd.
Mississauga, Ontario
Canada L5N 1V9
Tel. 905-272-3600
Fax. 905-272-3602
 
     
  < Financial Plan Reporting under Safe Drinking Water Act  
  < Development Charge
Policy
 
  < Development Application
Approval Process User
Fees
 
  < Municipal Asset
Management
 
  < Demographics, Land
Needs and Growth
Management
 
  < Feasibility and Business
Case Studies
 
  < Fiscal Impact of New
Development
 
  < Waste Management  
  < Managing Public Sector
Real Estate
 
  < PSAB 3150  
  < School Board Capital and Financing Studies  
  < Education Development
Charges
 
  < Pupil Accommodation Reviews  
   
  Our Services
 
     

We offer our clients a broad range of economic forecasting and
financial planning services to help them plan for their future.
Our main areas of specialization include:

 

Municipal, School Board & Utility Financial Policy Study

  • Financial and economic impact assessment for major projects and new development areas
  • Municipal capital and operating budget policy
  • User rate studies ( i.e. water, wastewater, storm water and solid waste rates and development processing fees and building permit fees)
  • Asset management and PSAB 3150 compliance
  • Long range planning for school capital financing and needs assessment
 

Development Charge Policy

  • Municipal, utility and education development charges, including research and calculation of the charge, by-law adoption process, expert witness testimony, front-end financing, subdivision agreement links and implementation matters
 

Development Market & Demographic Forecasting Studies

  • Forecasts, feasibility studies and land needs assessment for a variety of land uses
  • Population, household, pupil enrolment, non-residential space and employment forecasts
  • Growth management studies/strategies
 

Service Masterplanning & Economic Assessment

  • Assessment of long-term service needs
  • Present value costing and financial affordability evaluation for major undertakings
  • Property value impact and compensation policy
  • Business, employment and other economic impacts
 

Local Government Restructuring

  • Assessment of options and strategies
  • Service evaluation and financial impact analysis
  • Benchmarking and performance measurement
  • Asset and liability distribution
 

Our goal is to do the very best for our clients. We are determined to produce outstanding results by taking advantage of the most appropriate computer modelling, analytical techniques and up-to-date databases and research available. At Watson & Associates, our goal is to continue to strive for excellence.

"We endeavour to go beyond our clients’ expectations of service and establish ourselves as the leading provider of top-quality economic consulting services in our selected markets."