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  • How small cities can use coronavirus relief funds

    CMLBugJoin AWC, the Department of Commerce, and elected leaders to learn more about how smaller cities can use the Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF), how to properly apply for reimbursements, and what resources are available for city leaders as they navigate using Coronavirus Relief Funds.

    (CML: Public sector resource management, 1 credit)

  • Utility rate setting basics for elected officials

    CMLBugJoin AWC and FCS Group to learn the concepts, principles, and best practices of utility rate making for elected officials.

    (CML: Public sector resource management, 1 credit)

  • CARES fund update from Commerce & the SAO

    CMLBugIn May of 2020, Governor Inslee announced that local governments would receive $300 million of the state's federal CARES funds. Join AWC, the Department of Commerce, and the State Auditor's Office for an informative webinar that will answer burning questions and address many of the common concerns.
    (CML: Public sector resource management, 1 credit)

  • COVID-19 & your small city financial controls

    CMLBugThis webinar provides resources from AWC, the Washington Municipal Clerks Association (WMCA) and the State Auditor's Office (SAO) for smaller cities to help them navigate questions about financial controls, separation of duties, and other best practices to help them stay financially safe, audit-secure, and physically healthy during this challenging time.
    (CML: Public sector resource management, 1 credit)

  • Transportation policy and budget update

    CMLBug The webinar gives you an insider look into how the Legislature tackled the I-976 transportation budget deficit, reviews major policies that passed into law, and discusses the future of transportation policy.
    (CML: Public sector resource management, 1 credit)

  • Fundamentals of municipal budget cycles

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programThis webinar explores how to master the basics of budgeting for a newly elected official and for staff who support newly elected officials.
    (CML: Public sector resource management, 1 credit)

  • LOCAL Program webinar on financing options for local governments

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programLearn what can be financed through the LOCAL Program and how it can be accomplished with the state’s low interest rate. Discover how, including property acquisition and new facility construction.
    (CML: Public sector resource management, 1 credit)

  • Finance 101 for elected officials

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programA city's budget is one of it's most important documents. Hear about your responsibilities as an elected official as you tackle city finance.
    (CML: Public sector resource management; 1 credit)

  • 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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