Capital Financing in Local Government
This course reviews the authorized debt financing and other capital financing options available to local governments in North Carolina. It reviews the legal authority and procedures for each capital financing option (current revenues, savings, special levies, and borrowing money) and discusses common practical and strategic issues. Note that the focus of the course is on state law authority only. It does not address marketing issues related to issuing debt.
Participants will be required to complete a few hours of pre-work before the course begins. Details of the pre-work will be provided prior to class.
Knowledge and experience level: The workshop offers intermediate to advanced instruction, presenting concepts and information at a level equivalent to university graduate education. Participants should have at least one and preferably two or more years of experience in local government budgeting, finance, or management.
Certification: Completion of this course fulfills one of the core course requirements for the Local Government Finance Officers' Certification Program.
Lectures, exercises, and case studies
Topics - Local and State Government
- Local Government Finance
- Capital Finance
- County Finance
- Municipal Finance
Who should attend
- Public Officials - Local and State Government Roles
- Tax and Finance Officials