Join the Utah Taxpayers Foundation for the second annual “Newly Elected Officials” Conference on Monday, January 13, 2014 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm at the Grand America Hotel. There is no cost to attend, but please RSVP to Heidi at 801.972.8814 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Keynote Speaker Clint Bolick of the Goldwater Institute will share “Fill in” and join local leaders from around the state on topics of local leadership and fiscal responsiblity.
- How budgets, financial statement and annual audits shape public policy
- How do sales and property taxes work?
- Introduction to land use
- Danger of seeing staff as constituencies
- When are RDAs appropriate and when are they just corporate welfare?
- Bonding best practices
|Lunch Speaker||Clint Bolick, Goldwater Institute||12:45|
| City Leadership 101 – How the Budget,
Financial Statements and Annual Audits
Shape Public Policy
|Ryan Ireland, Eagle Mountain City Council||1:30|
|City Leadership 101 – How do Sales and
Property Taxes Work?
|Wayner Harper, former Member of the West Jordan City Council||2:00|
|City Leadership 101 –
Introduction to Land Use
|Brent Bateman, Utah Property Rights Ombudsman||2:30|
|City Leadership 101 – Impact Fees||Craig Call, former Utah Property Rights Ombudsman||3:00|
|Bureaucrats (staff) vs smaller,
more responsive government –
Danger of Seeing Staff as Constituencies
|Chris McCandless, Sandy City Council||4:00|
|Cities and Economic Development:
When are RDAs Appropriate, and
When are They Just Corporate Welfare?
|Steve White, former member, Utah County Commission||4:15|
|Bonding Best Practices||Jon Bronson, Zion’s Bank Public Finance||4:45|