Budgeting in Difficult Times: Resources for North Carolina Managers
Preparing a balanced budget for FY 2012 is particularly challenging for city and county managers across North Carolina. Stagnant or declining revenues, often combined with growing public service needs, require mangers to explore new alternatives and to be innovative. In these difficult times, communicating clearly and effectively with boards, citizens, and staff can also pose unprecedented challenges. This guide provides links to articles, bulletins, online dashboards, group exercises, videos, webinars, and other materials created by School of Government faculty and staff members that will prove useful to managers dealing with budgeting in this current economy. If you are accessing the PDF version of this guide online, click on the title of the resource to access it. Links are also provided following each entry.