Fiscal Officers

Ohio township fiscal officer training opportunities. 

No one understands townships or township roles and responsibilities like the OTA. Beginning in May of 2021, the OTA will be hosting bimonthly workshops to further educate and provide resources to township fiscal officers on pertinent topics.

Whether you are a first-time fiscal officer or have years under your belt, be sure to frequent this page for dates for upcoming trainings.

Full Upcoming Events Calendar

Upcoming Workshops:

  • May 21
    • Topic:
      Financing Major Purchases

      Speaker:

      Paul Rutter, Bricker & Eckler

      Rebecca Princehorn, Attorney, Bricker & Eckler

      Description:
      This session will focus on strategies for financing significant capital outlays, including equipment purchases, new construction, and improvements to existing facilities. Topics will include short and long-term debt, voted and unvoted options, tax anticipation notes, and lease-purchase financings. Debt limitations and exemptions will also be covered.  

      To purchase the recording of this session, please contact Michael Zaky at 614-863-0045 or zaky@ohiotownships.org.

  • July 23
    • Topic:
      Managing Grant Money

      Speaker:

      TBD

      Description:
      This course provides the basics for administering and managing grant funds.

      * This session is pending approval for one hour of fiscal officer Continuing Education (CE), as required by the Fiscal Integrity Act (R.C. §507.12). Additionally, this session is pending approval for one credit hour towards CPIM training, as required by R.C. §135.22.
  • September 24
  • November 19

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