Priority Based Budgeting


Note due to the pending inclement weather this has been changed to a webinar. 




The Match Game: Aligning Community Resources and Priorities with Priority Based Budgeting

Priority Based Budgeting is a unique and innovative approach being used by local governments across the country to match available resources with community priorities, provide information to elected officials that lead to better informed decisions, meaningfully engage citizens in the budgeting process and, finally, escape the traditional routine of basing "new" budgets on revisions to the "old" budget.  This holistic approach presented in this session will help provide elected officials and other decision-makers with a "new lens" through which to frame better-informed financial and budgeting decisions and help ensure that a community is able to identify and preserve those programs and services that are most highly valued.   


Advanced Implementation of Priority Based Budgeting

At the end of 2015, more than 100 communities were practicing Priority Based Budgeting, using the process and tools to reshape the way a community's resources are leveraged to achieve results, and inviting citizens further into an authentic role of influence and participation. This session is intended for those who have completed a Priority Based Budgeting class, including this morning's session, and are interested in the next steps. Participants will learn how to implement online Priority Based Budgeting, with tools such as Program Costing Analyzer and Model Maker.

Click here for a more detailed description of both sessions.


 

Webinar: Begin 8:30 am, Adjourn 12:00 pm

 

Educ
ation Credits Approved For This Program
Webinar: 4 EOA

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3/2/2016 - 3/2/2016
208 N. Capitol Ave., 1st Floor
Lansing, MI 48933

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