The Academy
for New York State's Local Officials

February 8, 2023 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This session will assist local officials in learning how to establish an effective and efficient claims processing system. A well-designed system ensures proper use of municipal resources, provides local officials with useful information and complies with all applicable laws and regulations.

February 9, 2023 | On Demand

This session will provide an overview of the Property Tax Cap Program for School Districts. Presenters will discuss the Property Tax Cap Legislation, highlight some common reporting errors, and review reporting requirements. We will also demonstrate the online reporting system.

February 15, 2023 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Your local government will soon have access to the new Annual Financial Report (AFR), which is replacing the Annual Update Document (AUD). This webinar presentation will provide an overview of how to access and complete filings in the AFR, including a demonstration of new application features and discussion of important changes in reporting. Presenters will provide training resources and answer questions during the presentation. This is for 2/28 and 3/31 fiscal year-end filers.

February 19 - 21, 2023

This training school will be hosted by the Association of Towns at the Marriott Marquis in NYC. OSC will be presenting multiple topics including internal controls, fiscal responsibilities, budgeting and more. For details and registration information, please visit the Association of Towns website at

March 1, 2023 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This session will cover the reporting requirements under Regulation 315.4 for elected and appointed officials who are members of the New York State and Local Retirement System (NYSLRS). We will discuss what is required for elected and appointed officials (a record of activities), and employers (a standard workday and reporting resolution and adjustments to days reported).

March 8 - 9, 2023 | 8:45 AM - 3:00 PM

This multi-day school is designed to familiarize participants with the basic concepts of governmental accounting and give them a working knowledge of basic bookkeeping procedures such as understanding debits and credits, a discussion of the modified accrual system of accounting, the practice of maintaining the books and records, developing and accounting for the annual budget, as well as the year-end closing process.

March 14, 2023 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Please join us for a general overview of the Fiscal Stress Monitoring System, along with strategies to prepare for the upcoming release.