OFFICE OF THE CLERK
OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

REGULAR AGENDA REQUEST
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MEETING DATE March 8, 2016
Departments: Finance
TIME REQUIRED PERSONS APPEARING BEFORE THE BOARD
SUBJECT Travel Request - Finance - Werthwein GFOA Accounting Academy
AGENDA DESCRIPTION:

(A brief general description of what the Board will hear, discuss, consider, or act upon)

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) offers a training program called the Accounting Academy:  An Intensive Introduction to Governmental Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Reporting.  The training program will provide Joanne with a solid basic understanding of governmental accounting.  Objectives include fund accounting, government-wide financial reporting, budgetary reporting, interpreting financial statements, and public sector internal control and auditing.  This training is a 5-day intensive course held at the GFOA Offices in Chicago, Illinois. 

RECOMMENDED ACTION:
Approve out of state travel for Joanne Werthwein, Fiscal and Technical Specialist IV, in order to attend the GFOA Accounting Academy at the GFOA Offices in Chicago, Illinois.
FISCAL IMPACT:
The fiscal impact for this travel and training is approximately $3,345 which includes registration, airfare, hotel, and per diem.  There is sufficient budget in the travel & training line item to cover this request.
CONTACT NAME: Stephanie Butters
PHONE/EMAIL: 760-932-5496 / sbutters@mono.ca.gov
SUBMIT THE ORIGINAL DOCUMENT WITH
ATTACHMENTS TO THE OFFICE OF
THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR
PRIOR TO 5:00 P.M. ON THE FRIDAY
32 DAYS PRECEDING THE BOARD MEETING
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MINUTE ORDER REQUESTED:
YES NO
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  History
  Time Who Approval
  2/23/2016 1:30 PM County Administrative Office Yes
  2/28/2016 9:15 PM County Counsel Yes
  2/22/2016 3:25 PM Finance Yes