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Local Officials Workshop Series: FinCom 101

November 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

New & veteran Finance Committee members (and anyone else interested) are invited to:

FinCom 101: A Virtual Presentation & Discussion about the roles and responsibilities of Municipal Finance Committees


This workshop will:

  • Give an overview of Finance Committee responsibilities
  • Provide an introduction to the budget process, including forecasting, capital planning, and the fiscal calendar
  • Review best practices in formal financial policies
  • Identify the many resources available to support FinCom members in fulfilling their responsibilities
  • & give new members from around the region a chance to meet each other and ask questions of the presenters.


Presenters include staff from MA Division of Local Services Technical Assistance Bureau.


Go here to register! A Zoom link & call-in number will be emailed to registered participants.

Questions? Contact Amanda Doster at Handouts from the workshop will be posted here on the day of the event.


November 5
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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