UNC School of Government

Introduction to Local Government Finance

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This introductory course provides basic instruction in local government and public authority finance and financial management. Areas of instruction include the basic legal authority and requirements governing local government revenues, budgeting processes, cash management, purchasing and contracting, expenditure control, conflicts of interest, fund accounting and financial reporting. The course also provides an overview of the state and local economic issues that inform strategic budgeting decisions.

Course Information: This 4 day course takes place annually in the fall.

Certification Questions: See the links on the right side of this page for the information you need to know. Scholarship Information Local Government Federal Credit Union The Local Government Federal Credit Union offers scholarships to local government employees to apply towards tuition for conferences, classes, and seminars offered by the School of Government. There are five deadlines to submit applications: March 1, June 1, July 1, September 1 and December 1.

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Kara Millonzi

Kara Millonzi joined the School of Government in 2006. She attained the rank of full professor in July 2017, and was awarded the Albert and Gladys Hall Coates Distinguished Term Professorship in September 2017. She specializes in local government finance law, general county law, and incorporation...

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