Get to know how Council and staff plan for municipal success. Everything from setting strategic priorities and community engagement to developing action plans and the financial framework to achieve the desired outcomes.

This interactive and engaging session will see participants gaining insight into how to move from Thought to Action with tips and tools to make sure everyone is aligned and committed to common goals. This module will provide attendees with an overview of financial planning – the budget process, with a focus on where the money comes from. Learn about the relationship between assessment and taxation, tax tools, municipal borrowing and investments and an intro to asset management.

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$145.00 + GST


Participants must be registered and have their fees paid one week prior to workshop date to accomodate for materials and space. 

Cancellation Policy

  • If the MLDP cancels a module, the registrant will receive a full refund.
  • If a registrant withdraws at least two weeks prior to the module, they are entitled to a full refund.
  • If the registrant withdraws within two weeks of the scheduled module, they are entitled to a refund of 50% of the registration fee (SARM will retain their administrative fee and the remainder shall go into program development).
  • If the registrant does not provide notice of non-attendance at a module, the entire registration fee will be forfeited.