NCGFOA Spring Conference
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Banquet Dinner Tickets for Guests: $30.00 can be purchased as a related item on the above registration.
This conference focuses on topics of interest to those involved in municipal and county finance. Local government finance officers will have the opportunity to meet with their peers to discuss common problems and seek solutions in the fields of accounting, finance, taxation, employee relations, management, and systems and procedures. In addition, participants will be updated on proposed legislation and learn about the many changes occurring in their profession. The topics for the conference are selected by a planning committee composed of members of all three sponsoring organizations.
Level of Knowledge: Advanced
Experience Level: Advanced. Participants either should be the finance officer of their unit for a senior member of the staff.
Conference Fee: Please note that this year there is one fee for the conference registration. You must be a member of the NC Government Finance Officers Association (NCGFOA) to attend the conference. If you are not a member of the NCGFOA, the League of Municipalities will bill you the membership fee. **Note that the School of Government does not maintain the membership lists for these organizations. Please contact the League of Municipalities to determine if you are a member.
Recommended Continuing Professional Education Credit for C.P.A.'s: 2 ethics CPE hours and 10 regular CPE hours.
North Carolina Government Finance Officers Association
Customer Service: "Show Me the Money"
- Preaudit Powerpoint
- The Perils of Preauditing P-Cards (and Other Electronic Payment Methods)
- Court of Appeals Reaffirms New Interpretation of Pre-audit Requirement
- A New Interpretation of the Preaudit Requirement
County Legislative Preview
Municipal Legislative Preview
Purchasing and Contracting
Accessing State & Federal Funds for Infrastructure & Economic Development--New Agencies & New Processes
New(er) Debt Financing Options
- "Well Isn't that Special" Assessment Bonds Powerpoint
- New Special Assessment Authority for Local Governments
- Recent Amendments to Special Assessment Authority
- Financing Capital Projects–Part II: Special Levies
- An Overview of Special Assessment Bond Authority in North Carolina
Instructors: The instructors and speakers are experienced finance officers, budget officers, accountants, or attorneys with significant and recent experience in their assigned fields.
Teaching Methods: Lectures, opportunities for questions and answers, and some panel discussions.
The conference will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, and will conclude at 12:00 pm on Friday, March 7, 2014. Registration will begin at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 5.
There are no prerequisites for this conference.
Advance Preparation: None.
**ROOM BLOCK IS FULL**
The conference and the associated social events will be held at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center, Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC.
Room Block Information:
A block of rooms is being held at the Sheraton Imperial at the special rate of $101.00.
You also may reserve your room by phone at 1.800.325.3535. Be sure to request the NC Finance Officers' Association room block in order to get the special rate.
All cancellations must be submitted in writing, as outlined in the School's cancellation policy. No cancellation or refund is available for online courses and modules.