Month Flat Week Day
Date: Friday, December 04, 2020 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Categories: Workshops

The virtual session is now SOLD OUT.  To be placed on the waitlist for the workshop, please complete our waitlist form found here

Session Objectives:

  • 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 municipality
  • Reviews all stages of budgeting from planning, to creating, to monitoring
  • Three 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 Priorities

  • Legislative framework and Council’s role in municipal finance
  • Relationship between strategic plan and budget priorities
  • Identifying and setting priorities
  • Operating and Capital Budgets
  • Decision making

Cost: $300.