Downstate Summer Seminar 2020

Recorded August 4, 2020 

Reserves: Usage, Distinctions and Accounting

This session, presented by the Local Government Training Unit at the Office of the State Comptroller, will provide guidance on the purpose, benefits and proper use of reserve funds. Also covered are the distinctions between 'specific' and 'type' reserve funds as well as proper accounting and reporting for these funds.

No CPE | 1 GFI Elective Credit

Daniel Acquilano, Manager - Local Official Training Unit, Office of the State Comptroller

Municipal Operations During COVID-19: Risk Management Lessons Learned

Over the past several months, municipal operations have been beset with extraordinary challenges including working with reduced workforce, social isolation of staff and customers, dealing with reduced employee morale, and work from home developments. Many of the factors that have transformed municipal operations in the short-term will have lasting impacts.   Similar challenges are faced by municipalities across New York.  This session will share tips to help you and your entity adapt to the challenges faced as the work environment changes.

No CPE | 1 GFI Elective Credit

Robert Blaisdell, Director of Loss Control, Comp Alliance

FEMA and COVID-19: Guidance and Resources

The New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (NYS DHSES) is proactively working with public entities throughout the State during the pandemic to provide essential guidance and resources.  This session will bring the latest guidance, inform about the resources available and stress the importance of proper documentation to ensure your entity receives assistance in a timely manner.

No CPE | 1 GFI Elective Credit 

Andrew Martin, Public Assistance Chief, NYS DHSES

Janet Plarr, Village Administrator, Village of Blaisdell




August 4th, 2020 7:00 AM
The Comfort of Your Office
Event Fee(s)
Member $ 45.00
Non-Member $ 75.00