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MTI - Advanced Municipal Finance

When: Friday, May 3
Where: City Commission Chambers
101 S. Hickory
Ottawa, Kansas  66067
United States
Contact: Megan Gilliland
(785) 354-9565

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This course will offer participants an increased understanding of municipal finance issues in Kansas. Advanced Municipal Finance has been designed as an extension to the themes covered in the core class, Municipal Finance. Prior participation in Municipal Finance is not required. Other finance issues and concepts such as tax theory, investment policies, franchise agreements, life-cycle costing, KPERS/KP&F benefit models, purchasing policies and procedures are topics which will be briefly discussed.

  • Review debt management including methods, instruments, issuance, debt structuring, and management strategies;
  • How to develop full-time employee department sizing and cost centers;
  • Discussion and review of best practices for Capital Improvement Planning including planning and financing of improvements, CIP debt financing effects on operating budgets, and implementation of a financial strategic plan; 
  • Discussion and review of equipment purchasing/scheduling for municipalities including long-term and short-term planning efforts; and strategies to increase program effectiveness; and
  • Review of debt tools and methods (basic and advanced tools available in the State of Kansas); obstacles to use, and theories;
  • Forecasting methods for expenses, revenues, and challenges that arise.

Cost to attend this course is $75 for members, $100 for nonmembers. Lunch and materials provided. You will be invoiced for this event. The course is taught by League staff and public management professionals in the field. The course will be submitted for IIMC credit.

Cancellations must be in writing and received three days prior to the training for your registration fee to be waived. The cancellations must be emailed to Megan Gilliland. Phone cancellations will not be accepted.




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