Municipal Financial Management Training and Resources

Training materials and resources for people interested in municipal finance and financial management.

Table of Contents

Municipal Finance for New Officials

Municipal Finance Concepts

Capital Planning


Guidance from DLS

Best Practices in Municipal Finance

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.


Tools and Templates

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

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