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Published on Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Legislators hear about city fiscal challenges

On Tuesday, the House Finance Committee conducted an initial hearing on local government financing. AWC’s Victoria Lincoln and Lakewood City Manager John Caulfield represented cities in a thoughtful discussion about how cities and counties are funded. Here are a few video highlights from that discussion, as well as the complete PowerPoint presentation that was used to guide it.

AWC’s Victoria Lincoln talks about growth in cities

Lakewood City Manager John Caulfield discusses ongoing city fiscal challenges in a post-recession economy

A minute about legal restrictions on city revenue

What percentage of sales and property taxes go to cities?

AWC’s work on the future of municipal finance

35 Finance Committee Chair Reuven Carlyle talks about the need for more discussion and understanding

Categories: Budget & finance