Municipal Finance Best Practices Training and Resources

Recommended practices and guidance for municipal finance officials.

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Municipal Finance Best Practices

Using Financial Indicators to Analyze Fiscal Health

View the videos below to learn how local financial and demographic data can be used to indicate the status of a municipality’s fiscal health. This analysis can be helpful during the budget preparation process to build a clearer picture of financial trends and how your community arrived at its present financial condition.

Download the companion workbook, Financial Indicators Template (Excel), to analyze your own community's data.

General Governance Best Practices

Date published: July 30, 2020
Last updated: March 18, 2021

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