Municipal Finance Training and Resource Center

Browse the videos and documents in the Training and Resource Center to learn about municipal government.

The videos and documents in DLS's Municipal Finance Training and Resource Center are meant to provide general information to municipal officials and others interested in municipal government. We'll be updating this page regularly to add new training options and to refresh our existing content. 

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Table of Contents

Municipal Governance

Property Taxes and Proposition 2 1/2

Motor Vehicle Excise

Financial Management

Municipal Finance Best Practices


Accounting and Auditing

Debt and Borrowing

Local Options Excise

Financial Tools, Calculators and Templates