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Published on Mar 06, 2020

Fundamentals of municipal budget cycles

Contact: AWC online learning

Learn the fundamentals of the municipal budgeting cycle and master the budgeting process! Newly elected officials often face frustrations when coming into office as the budget has already been set by predecessors. Build an understanding of the role of elected officials when budgeting and working with established budgets.

  • Find out where the money "comes from" and where the money goes
  • Learn how to invest in the long haul for special long-term projects
  • Discover how city staff can best support newly elected officials and learn what questions you should be asking

This webinar explores how to master the basics of budgeting for a newly elected official and for staff who support newly elected officials.

Recorded: March 6, 2020

Dee Roberts, City Clerk/Treasurer, South Bend
Mayor Julie Struck, South Bend

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