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Municipal Finance Technical Assistance

DLS's Technical Assistance Bureau (TAB) helps cities and towns improve their financial management operations.

TAB provides cities and towns with guidance and resources necessary to strengthen core financial management competencies and to operate more efficiently and effectively. Whether your community would like to implement a best practice, needs additional training, or could simply benefit from a general assessment of its financial condition, our team is ready to assist you. Examples of the many services TAB provides include:
• Various resources and tools including manuals, tax and debt impact and residential exemption calculators, and templates for receivable control, cash book, indirect cost and other tasks
• Promoting strategic and long-term thinking through our capital planning, forecasting, financial policies, and budget consulting services
• Encouraging performance and accountability by helping communities define roles and responsibilities, procedures, and financial controls
• Supporting innovative and forward-thinking practices like shared services efforts