Foundations in Municipal Finance for the New Official

A series of virtual training modules that guides participants through a fiscal year in municipal finance

This training provides a comprehensive overview of municipal finance in Massachusetts and covers key concepts important to new local officials or those who seek a better understanding of the subject. It outlines the budget process in both practical and policy terms, highlights best practices for sound financial management, and explains how each municipal official's role contributes to the overall financial health of a community. We recommend starting with the Introduction and continuing through the Summer, Fall, Winter and Spring modules.

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