Town Budget Process Training

Two town board budgeting workshops are planned for locations in the Tug Hill Region in August.  Laird Petrie, Senior Examiner with the Office of the State Comptroller, will present both
workshops.  Click here for a flyer on this workshop.

The first session will be held at the Parish Village Gym, 2938 East Main St., Parish, NY at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, August 21st.

The repeat session will be held at the Martinsburg Municipal Offices, 5405 Cemetery Rd., Martinsburg, NY at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 24th.

This training program is designed to assist town officials in preparing their annual budgets. Topics to be covered include an overview of the budgetary responsibilities of town officials, development of a structurally balanced budget, key elements of the annual budget, tools available for assisting town officials in the budget process, and monitoring and amending the annual budget. Please bring questions for Laird, as this workshop will conclude with a question and answer period! The workshop is free of charge. Registration is requested two days in advance by calling the Tug Hill Commission at 1-888-785-2380 or via email at