Foundations Budgeting, Fall 2020

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Friday, October 16, 2020 | 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM | Virtual Seminar

GFI Foundations Workshop: The Fundamentals of Budgeting in the Public Sector

This half-day workshop introduces public sector budgeting for those new to government finance as well as a refresher for those looking to sharpen their budgeting skills.  Many of the points covered in this program will be augmented by examples.

This Workshop will introduce attendees to the following concepts:

•    The primary components of the public sector budgeting process.
•    How a typical municipal budget cycle works.
•    The statutory requirements municipalities in New York need to follow.
•    Which municipal policies should be in place to guide the budgeting process.
•    The role of time management in developing a municipal budget.

Kristie Hansen-Hightower, CPA, Comptroller, Town of Southold
John A. Savash, II, CPA, Associate Professor of Accounting, Elmira College

4 CPE (Specialized Knowledge-Gov’t) | GFI Foundations Workshop


  • Payment should be made in advance.
  • If you need a hard copy of registration, please contact the office. 


  • CPE- Only confirmed viewers of the live program can receive CPE credits.
  • GFI- Credit can be earned from both live and recordings of the program.


  • Cancellation notices must be made in writing and emailed to
  • Cancellations made up to one week prior to the event, will be refunded the registration fee less an administrative fee of $15.00.
  • No refunds will be issued for cancellations made less than one week before the event; the registrant is liable for the full amount of registration.
  • No Shows are liable for all registration fees.
  • Upon registering for this event, you agree to this policy. 
October 16th, 2020 8:30 AM through 12:00 PM
The Comfort of Your Home or Office, NY
Event Fee(s)
Member $ 150.00
Non-Member $ 300.00