Iowa Government Finance Initiative (IGFI) has released the fiscal year ending (FYE) 2017 Annual Fiscal Conditions reports for all Iowa cities. Read more about FYE 2017 City Fiscal Conditions Reports Available
ISU Extension and Outreach's Office of State and Local Government Programs is offering four-hour training sessions on administration and accounting for municipal clerks and finance officers at six locations throughout the state in the month of October. Read more about Registration Now Open for 2018 On-the-Road: Budget, Examinations, and Accounting for Municipalities
In September and October, ISU Extension and Outreach’s Iowa Government Finance Initiative is offering three-hour workshops for local elected, appointed officials (finance, planning, and economic development), and other stakeholders on issues relating to public finance and community and economic development.
As land use issues and the techniques used to address them become more complex, it is critical that local officials and community leaders understand the local planning and zoning process.
Introduction to Planning and Zoning for Local Officials is a three-hour workshop designed to introduce the basic principles of land use planning and development management to elected officials, planning and zoning officials, and board of adjustment members without formal training in the subjects. Using case scenarios in a highly-interactive format, the workshop highlights issues frequently faced in the land use process. Read more about Registration Open for Intro to Planning and Zoning Workshops
The Iowa Government Finance Initiative (IGFI) provides educational resources, technical assistance, and training in the broad area of government finance to Iowa communities. Read more about Iowa Government Finance Initiative