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Foundations in Municipal Finance for the New Official is a series of virtual training modules that guides participants through a fiscal year in municipal finance.
This series explains the basic provisions of the fundamental feature of the Massachusetts municipal fiscal landscape in nine short videos.
This video walks through the responsibilities of local officials and how they interact in managing municipal operations.
Learn about the mission of the Division of Local Services and the roles and responsibilities of its five bureaus.
Take a more in-depth look at DLS’ oversight functions.
DLS Gateway is the application DLS uses to transact business with its municipal partners. Learn more about it in this brief video introduction.
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