"It's not the sort of company you can make projections about for more than five years out."
A business plan should make projections on which these decisions can be made.
Officials said they did not know of any other states or cities that had made such projections.
"Making projections longer term than that continue to be difficult."
But the company would not make projections for the third quarter.
But officials are reluctant to make projections for this year or next.
There are a lot of ways that use mathematics to make projections.
The next step is to look at the longer term, to make projections and do "what if" calculations.
Wednesday was also the first time the office made projections for the following fiscal year.
"But you have to make careful projections and look at several scenarios" for each individual, he said.