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  • Municipal rates and fees

    Dive into a dataset of municipal taxes, fees and utility rates, which facilitates benchmarking, and members’ budget and policy making decisions.

  • City B&O tax rates and business licenses

    Gather resources on city B&O tax rates and license information, the city B&O tax model ordinance, and background on apportionment.

  • Washington City & County Employee Salary & Benefits Survey

    Research city and county salary and benefit information, which facilitates benchmarking, and members’ budget and policy making decisions.

  • Low impact development

    This video series helps local governments with the code review and update process for managing stormwater, explaining what low impact development (LID) is and how these stormwater permit requirements present both new opportunities and challenges for local governments.

  • Lodging tax

    Get information about how to report your annual lodging tax expenditures.

  • A look inside the State’s new business licensing service

    Nearly 70 cities partner with the Washington State Department of Revenue to issue state and local business licenses through the same Business Licensing Service (BLS). This webinar highlights the state’s one-stop business licensing solution, including recent enhancements.

  • CPI data

    After monthly updates are released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, AWC posts CPI data.

  • Budgeting basics

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programAWC's 10-part online Budgeting Basics series breaks down the various elements of budgeting. Redmond's Finance Director Mike Bailey shares his approach to budgeting and provides guidance and advice for all elements of the budget process. (CML: Public sector resource management; 1 credit)

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