Fiscal Officer Training

Whether you are a first-time fiscal officer or have years under your belt, the OTA provides insightful information on financial planning, annual procedures, audits, and more.

Please be sure to frequent this page for dates of upcoming training. 

Full Upcoming Events Calendar

Upcoming Workshops:

September 22, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Price: $20 member / $30 non-member
Topic: Debt Market Overview
Speaker: Gregory Van Wagnen, Advisor, Sudsina & Associates LLC
Description: What is changing in the debt market? What should you think about when making new borrowing decisions? This presentation will help you understand what market conditions have changed in the past few years and why that matters for a new debt issuance. We will give an overview and explanation of when it is best to use bonds, notes, or direct placements. Join us to learn about the decisions that will need to be made and the participants that are involved in the borrowing process.

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October 19, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Price: $20 member/$30 non-member
Topic: Township Interaction with the County Auditor
Speaker: Michael Stinziano, Franklin County Auditor
Description: Learn key areas of collaboration between townships and county auditors from members of the Franklin County Auditor's office. We will review timelines and statutory frameworks for budgeting, the budget commission, various settlements (including collected real estate property taxes, TIFs, and special assessments), and procedures for getting a levy on the ballot. In addition, this session will cover the relationship between real property value changes and real property tax changes, including the various types of levies and inside millage versus outside millage.

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Dates are subject to change. Please check this page closer to the event for the most updated information. For any questions, please contact Michael Zaky at