MFOA creates a number of tools and templates to assist members on a variety of municipal finance topics. See below to learn more.

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MFOA_Policy_Projects/who_pays_for_growth.aspxWho Pays for Growth?1/30/2019 12:00:00 AMPolicy TnTTo help dispel myths surrounding development charges, MFOA has produced an infographic "Who Pays for Growth?"
MFOA_Policy_Projects/transforming_the_treasurer.aspxTransforming the Treasurer: From Finance Operator to Catalyst for Change8/28/2018 12:00:00 AMPolicy TnTRead our overview of the evolving role of the Treasurer.
MFOA_Policy_Projects/Strategic_Asset_Management_Policy_Toolkit.aspxMFOA Strategic Asset Management Policies Toolkit7/24/2018 12:00:00 AMPolicy TnTMFOA's Strategic Asset Management Policy Toolkit is now available
MFOA_Policy_Projects/AM_SAT.aspxAM SAT5/31/2018 12:00:00 AMPolicy TnTThe SAT and Maturity Framework is now available to all Ontario municipalities.
MFOA_Policy_Projects/Asset_Management_Communities_of_Practice_Guide.aspxAsset Management Communities of Practice Guide5/8/2018 12:00:00 AMPolicy TnTThe Guide is intended to assist municipal staff in developing and maintaining their own communities of practice to best meet their needs.
MFOA_Policy_Projects/Municipal_Finance_Orientation_Package_Updated_Edition.aspxMunicipal Finance Orientation Package - Updated Edition9/15/2016 12:00:00 AMPolicy TnTAre you or someone in your office new to the field? Look no further! The Orientation Package provides a crash course on municipal functions and important relevant organizations.
MFOA_Policy_Projects/Serving_to_Your_Potential_Enhancing_Strategic_Influence_in_the_Treasurer’s_Office.aspxServing to Your Potential - Enhancing Strategic Influence in the Treasurer’s Office7/21/2016 12:00:00 AMPolicy TnTMFOA's monograph on the treasurer's role in a municipality. Learn about how to enhance your strategic influence in the office.
MFOA_Policy_Projects/Finance_Templates.aspxFinance Templates6/16/2016 12:00:00 AMPolicy TnTThe MMAH and MFOA developed three simplified finance templates for small municipalities. The templates are to assist with (1) performing bank reconciliations, (2) understanding cash flows and (3) developing budgets.

Deflator Tables

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MFOA_Policy_Projects/Deflator_Tables.aspxDeflator Tables2/21/2019 12:00:00 AMPolicy TnT OtherDeflator tables taking into account this past year's inflation are now ready. These will allow you to approximate costs when accounting for older capital assets.
 Questions? Contact:
 Colin Macdonald, Senior Policy Advisor


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