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Rewire the Budget Process to Win Back Your Sanity, Improve Engagement, and Earn Distinction

Rewire the Budget Process to Win Back Your Sanity, Improve Engagement, and Earn Distinction


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Budget leaders want to enable greater collaboration with departments, they would like to see better engagement from Council and their community, and they want to win budget distinction, but they are often constrained by burdensome budget processes and data disconnects. Learn how moving to a collaborative budget process and an online, interactive budget book can change the way governments work and serve, enabling them to be more efficient and accountable. 

Join Jennifer Tell, Budget Manager for the City of Alameda and OpenGov's Mark Welch, budget book expert and former finance leader for multiple municipalities, to learn: 

  • How a transition to a collaborative budgeting process and an online budget book improves efficiency and accountability (and is in line with GFOA best practices)
  • How budget leaders can build capacity and look for ways to engage their Council and community
  • What aspects and attributes of online budget books earn distinction – and what Alameda is building with its online budget book

PRACTICE AREAS: [11] Technological Literacy and [12] Financial Management and Budgeting

TOPICS: Budgeting & Finance and Data Management

JOB TITLES: Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Assistant Chief Administrative Officer (ACAO), Department Head, and Mid-Management and Entry-Level Staff

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