Government Finance Officers
Association of British Columbia
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For information on registration and courses offered please return to the Training & Events page.

Course Objectives:

This course will focus on both Sources and Uses of Funds, with some detailed information on DCC funding.  Participants will discuss the primary municipal revenue sources, with the exception of property taxation (which is addressed in a separate program), and review the broad expenditure powers and restrictions.

To objective of this course is to provide participants with a thorough understanding of the available revenue sources and the allowable uses of these sources in relation to current legislation requirements and restrictions. 

Who Should Attend:

This workshop is intended for finance practitioners who are responsible for or participate in the budget process of their organization, as well as Finance Managers or Project Managers who have budget authority for local government spending. 

Benefits of Attending:

Participants will gain an understanding of the following topics;

 Source of Funds

  • Surplus & Reserves
  • Statutory Reserves – Non DCC’s
  • Statutory Reserves – DCC’s
  • Fees & Charges
  • Grants and Other Revenue

 Use of Funds

  • General Expenditure/Liability Framework
  • DCC Funding Framework and Legislation
  • Restrictions on Expenditures
  • Expenditure Controls and Policies

 Dates offered:

                November 2015, Vancouver