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    RE: ClearGov

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    Hi Trisha - thanks for the info! I've had a similar experience running into walls with Capital Planning and had to build a lot of work arounds in how I label and define things to get it to work. Most disappointing is that year to date actuals from the ...

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    RE: ClearGov

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    Thanks for the update! We are interested in personnel budgeting, but it looked like a lot of set up. Looking forward to hearing how it goes! ------------------------------ Glenys Salas Finance Director & Treasurer City of Saco Saco ME ------------ ...

  • Posted in: General GFOA Forum

    We have had ours in place for several years and similar to yours, there is no oversight committee. Our ballot language was central around maintaining key services, investing in infrastructure and contributing to education. One-third of our funds goes ...

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    RE: 5 year Business Plan

    Posted in: General GFOA Forum

    definitely. I heard about the Power BI, but haven't had a chance to explore it. ------------------------------ Hoa Vu Finance Specialist Senior Multnomah County Portland OR ------------------------------

  • Posted in: General GFOA Forum

    Thanks Rebecca, I really appreciate the offer. I have decided to wait for the new updated version that Todd spoke of above! I can't wait to see it. ------------------------------ Michelle Carpenter Finance Manager Basin Transit Service Klamath Falls ...

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