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    Projects Now and Later

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    What small or large projects are you looking to finish by the end of the year? Are there any major projects you're looking to start in 2024? ------------------------------ Timothy Martin Senior Manager for Digital Experiences GFOA - Research and Consulting ...

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    We look forward to 2024 and introducing you to the Public Finance Journal , a biannual journal publishing peer-reviewed research that examines and analyzes contemporary issues in public budgeting and finance and explores the applicability of solution ...

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    Program Offers

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    Does anyone request that departments to submit supporting documentation to justify the cost of a program in a "Program Offer" format when preparing the budget? The goal of program offer budgeting is to succinctly describe how department resources ...

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    Hi Melinda, Please find my PPT attached. A few slides are specific to issues in our community but I hope it is helpful. The final slide was really well received (a colleagues idea - I can't take credit) but there is animation built in so best to ...

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    Hello! GFOA highlights the City of Pittsburgh's deliberative community forums in its Rethinking Public Engagement paper . Here is a link to a more detailed report on the City's approach: city-handbook.pdf ( Thanks, Katie ------------------------------ ...

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