Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018
Omni Richmond, 100 S. 12th Street, Richmond, VA 23219
This popular forum, held each year prior to the start of the General Assembly, provides an excellent opportunity for local elected officials and staff to be brought up to date on a number of important fiscal issues.
Who should attend
Members of city and town councils and county boards of supervisors, managers and administrators, budget and finance officers, legislative liaisons, and other interested local government staff.
|State Budget and Revenue Outlook|
|2018-2020 State General Fund Budget: Where does local government go from here?|
|The 2017 Election: What are the consequences in the 2018 Session?|
|Local Retirement and Teacher Retirement Systems: What’s behind the new rates and what is the future likely to bring?|
|Fiscal Stewardship: What you need to know and what you need to do as an elected official?|
Cosponsored by the Virginia Municipal League and the Virginia Association of Counties
2017 agenda (PDF)
|Overview of Governor McAuliffe’s Budget Proposal and Priorities
Betsy Daley, Staff Director, Senate Finance Committee
|Impact of the Governor’s Budget Proposal on Local Budgets
Jim Regimbal, President, Fiscal Analytics
|Economic and Job Growth in Virginia
Ann Battle Macheras, Vice President of the Regional Economics Division, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
|Economic Development/Business Incubators
Tim Ryan, Greater Williamsburg Business Incubator (Launchpad)
Amanda Jarratt, Franklin-Southampton Economic Development, Inc.
|Communications Strategies during the Legislative Session
Gage Harter, Director of Communications, VACo
Nancy Chafin, Communications Specialist, VML