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for New York State's Local Officials
UPCOMING EVENTS

January 27, 2022

Seminars for Local Officials
This virtual training will help City & Village officials to understand the process behind developing a structurally balanced budget.

February 9, 2022

Property Tax Cap Reporting - School Districts
Please join us as we 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 9, 2022

Seminars for Local Officials
This virtual training will help City & Village officials to understand the process behind developing a structurally balanced budget.

February 10, 2022

AFR Modernization – Validation Rules in the Statement of Indebtedness
This webinar is one in a series preparing local officials for the new Annual Financial Report (AFR) currently being developed by our staff at the Office of the State Comptroller (OSC). In this session, you will learn how to resolve broken validation rules (edits) in the Statement of Indebtedness. Our staff will provide some live examples in the application and will demonstrate resources being developed to assist you. There will be an opportunity to submit questions to our staff which will be answered at the end of the presentation. Please share this invitation with anyone that works on the preparation of the Annual Financial Report for your entity.

February 16, 2022

Improving the Effectiveness of Your Claims Auditing Process
This webinar 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 20 - 23, 2022

Association of Towns Annual Meeting and Training School
This training school will be hosted virtually by the Association of Towns. OSC will be presenting multiple topics including reserves, capital projects, budgeting and more. For details and registration information, please visit the Association of Towns website at https://www.nytowns.org.

March 2, 2022

Multiyear Capital Planning
This session will discuss how to develop a capital plan, including the process of identifying capital needs and inventorying, and establishing criteria to prioritize projects. The session will also discuss challenges to effective capital planning, the importance of encouraging public participation and assessing budgetary impacts. We will conclude with resources available to aid in your capital planning.

March 10, 2022

Fiscal Stress Monitoring System - Upcoming Non-Calendar Year Filers' Release
Please join us for a general overview of the Fiscal Stress Monitoring System, along with strategies to prepare for the upcoming release.