Free Webinar: Budgeting 101 for Elected Officials

May 3—12:30-1:30 p.m.

As an elected official, what is your role in the city budgeting process?

Budget season is upon us! Whether you are new to city government or experienced with the budget process, this webinar will provide you with information and tools to use during your city budget process.

  • Do you wonder what questions should be asked and where key decision points are at during the budget process?
  • Are you knowledgeable of what funds can provide funding for what expenditures?
  • Do you know how the city tax rate is calculated, how you might compare to similar communities and how to provide context on differences?

During this one-hour webinar, experts Jean McGann and Victoria Holthaus will share real world examples and provide you with the opportunity to engage and ask questions. You will walk away with the skills and knowledge to be able to:

  • Understand your role as an elected official in the budgeting process
  • Recognize the components of a city budget to determine financial health and growth opportunities
  • Feel confident to tackle the key decision points and requirements throughout the budget process

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Jean McGann, President of Financial Solutions, Abdo, Eick, & Meyers
Victoria Holthaus, Senior Manager, Abdo, Eick, & Meyers

Dan Greensweig, Administrator, League of Minnesota Cities Insurance Trust

Who should attend:
Mayors, councilmembers


May 3—12:30-1:30 p.m.

You will be participating via the internet using GoToWebinar. An email confirmation with instructions to join the session will be sent after registration is completed.