Assessing General Obligation Debt Burden. This case focuses on t

Assessing General Obligation Debt Burden. This case focuses on the analysis of a city’s general obligation debt burden. After examining the accompanying table that shows a city’s general obligation (tax-supported) debt for the last ten fiscal years, answer the following questions.
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a. What is your initial assessment of the trend of the city general obligation debt burden?
b. Complete the table by calculating the ratio of Net General Bonded Debt to Assessed Value of taxable property and the ratio of Net General Bonded Debt per Capita. In addition, you learn that the average ratio of Net General Bonded Debt to Assessed Value for comparable-size cities in 2011 was 2.13 percent, and the average net general bonded debt per capita was $1,256. Based on time series analysis of the ratios you have calculated and the benchmark information provided in this paragraph, is your assessment of the city’s general obligation still the same as it was in part a, or has it changed?Explain.
Ratio of Net General Bonded Debt to Assessed Value and Net Bonded Debt per Capita (Last Ten Fiscal Years-S000s omitted)

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