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Asset Mgmt:Financing Infrastructure - Part 1
This is part one of a two part webinar series which will use the discussions from the “Creating Funding Scenarios - Lifecycle Costing” webinar as a starting point, and start to dig deeper into the use of debt and reserves/reserve funds within the Financing Strategy of an Asset Management (AM) Plan.
Areas of discussion during the two-part series will include:
Recap of Funding Strategies and Policies:
Overview of the discussion from the “Creating Funding Scenarios & Lifecycle Costing” webinar.
What debt policies are municipalities putting in place in conjunction with the AM Plan?
Use of Debt:
Things to think about when incorporated debt and debt payments into a Financing Strategy.
Projecting Debt over the Forecast Period:
How to project debt and debt payments over the forecast period within your Financing Strategy, taking into account Debt Capacity Limits.
Reserve & Reserve Fund Policies:
What reserve/reserve fund policies are municipalities putting in place in conjunction with the AM Plan?
Use of Reserves & Reserve Funds:
Common practices used when incorporating reserves and reserve funds within a Financing Strategy.
Projecting Reserve & Reserve Funds over the Forecast Period:
How to project reserve/reserve funds over the forecast period within your Financing Strategy.
Infrastructure Funding Gap:
How to use the funding gap analysis as a method to evaluate the effectiveness of your AM Plan.
Who Should Attend:
This workshop is designed for CAOs, Treasurers, Finance Officers, and other Department Representatives that are interested in learning about asset management practices or are responsible for asset management planning.
About your Workshop Leader:
Watson & Associates Economists is one of Canada's leading economic consulting firms and is widely recognized as a leading authority on the fiscal aspects of the municipal government and school board sector. Watson & Associates has been involved in many aspects of municipal finance, including asset management and fiscal impact related services.
is a Director with Watson & Associates. He has extensive experience in the areas of municipal finance and municipal auditing with seven years of industry practice with municipal governments and public accounting/auditing firms before joining Watson.
Paid training is eligible for continuing professional education credits. Please check with your professional association to confirm that this qualifies for your CPD record.
Each webinar in this series can be purchased separately.
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