New York State Office of the State Comptroller
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2009 Institute in Partnership with Cornell University:

"Beyond the Fiscal Crisis: How to Build Partnerships and Leverage Opportunities"

The New York State Office of the State Comptroller (OSC), in partnership with Cornell University’s Community and Rural Development Institute (CaRDI), sponsored the OSC Local Government Leadership Institute. The Institute at Cornell University was held on August 13-14, 2009, and involved elected and appointed officials located in 32 counties across the western, central and southern tier regions of New York.

The Honorable Anthony Williams, former Mayor of the District of Columbia, served as the keynote speaker of this event. Mayor Williams is a dynamic speaker who brought a wealth of knowledge and experience in managing adverse fiscal conditions on the local level.

Through Mayor Williams’ keynote speech, panel discussions, and interactive case studies, the 2009 Institute focused on these topic areas:

Agenda and Institute Materials:

Cornell University Partnerships:

Contact Information:

Office of the State Comptroller
Division of Local Government and School Accountability
Local Official Training Unit
110 State Street
Albany, NY 12236
(518) 473-0005 (Voice)
(518) 402-4436 (Fax)
Email Training Staff: localtraining@osc.state.ny.us