Budget-Balancing Tactics in Local Government Webinar (Webinar On-Demand)
North Carolina local governments will face tough times balancing their budgets this spring. In this webinar, orginally broadcast on March 5th, speakers Professor David Ammons and Trevor Fleck from the School of Government share recent survey results on how other leaders are handling budget cuts. The information shared draws on news reports from across the country and survey findings from NC local governments. The webinar will offer many cost cutting strategies such as hiring freezes, delayed facility improvement and retirements incentives as well as tactics for enhancing revenues.
Topics discussed include:
• hiring freezes
• delayed facility and infrastructure maintenance
• across-the-board cuts in departmental budgets
• service cutbacks
• purchasing and travel restrictions
• equipment cutbacks, employee position reductions
• furloughs, retirement incentives, and more
City/county elected officials, managers, department heads, finance officers, and budget officers
Webinar panel discussion with a question and answer session
This webinar was originally broadcast live over the Internet on March 5, 2010. An archived version will be available for purchase on March 10th.
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.