Building a Priority-Based Budget
February 28, 10 AM - 11 AM
Using a case study of budgeting through the Great Recession, this webinar will provide an overview of how local government can implement a priority-based budget. Attendees will leave this webinar understanding how to set (and keep) budget priorities and how these can be applied to making hard budget choices.
Preparing an Effective and Legally Defensible Staff Report
March 21, 12 PM - 1:30 PM
This webinar dives into the key elements of a good staff report, offering tips on how to make them legally defensible and providing practical examples.
Strategic Long-Term Budgeting
March 28, 10 AM - 11 AM
This webinar will review how (and why) local governments can create a comprehensive financial plan that covers operating and capital budgets aspects, addresses long-term financial planning, closes the loop with performance assessments, and creates and carries out evaluations to determine success.
PRA Essentials Plus
Spokane, March 27, 9 AM - 3:30 PM
Pasco, March 28, 9 AM - 3:30 PM
Marysville, April 3, 9:30 AM - 4 PM
Lacey, April 4, 9 AM - 3:30 PM
This series of one-day workshops at various Washington locations will cover Public Records Act (PRA) basics, model policies, retention requirements, current technologies for retention and records production, and practical tips on PRA compliance from experts in the field.
Legislative Update on Public Records Bills
April 17, 10 AM - 11:30 AM
This free webinar, presented in partnership with WAPRO, will feature Nancy Krier, Assistant Attorney General for Open Government, discussing the most significant public records bills being considered in the legislature.