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Finance Management for Elected Officials workshop

Mon. 25 Jan, 2021 11:00 am - Fri. 29 Jan, 2021 12:50 pm

The AMA is pleased to be offering another round of their Finance Management for Elected Officials workshop on January 25, 27 &29th from 10-11:30. 

A must have for newly elected officials as part of their orientation A refresher for more seasoned elected representatives.Overview of Council’s role in the financial management of the municipalityReviews all stages of budgeting from planning, to creating, to monitoringThree 90 minute sessions  

Important Note: All sessions are interconnected so it is important to attend all three sessions. 

Facilitator: Greg Herrett, CPA, CA, CAO, Town of Amherst
Co-Facilitator: Bonnie Coulter, CPA, CA, Director of Corporate Services, Town of Truro 

Part I-Setting Operating and Capital Budget PrioritiesJanuary 25 @10-11:30 Legislative framework and Council’s role in municipal financeRelationship between strategic plan and budget prioritiesIdentifying and setting prioritiesOperating and Capital BudgetsDecision making  Part II-Financial Statements and ReportsJanuary 27 @ 10-11:30 Interpreting Financial Statements & ReportsEnsure proper Financial Controls are in placeFinancial Condition Index  Part III- Monitoring BudgetsJanuary 29 @ 10-11:30 Monitor budgets and making appropriate adjustmentsAsking staff important financial questions Communicating budget decisions to the public 

Registration: To register for the workshop, please complete our registration form found here.

If you are registering more than one individual, please complete one form per individual. Registration numbers will be limited. 

Cost: The cost to attend is $300. Once you have registered a calendar appointment with a zoom link for each session will be sent to you.