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CDIAC: SEC Municipalities Continuing Disclosure Cooperation Initiative: A Call to All Municipal Issuers

CDIAC WEBINAR April 28, 2014 from 10 AM – 11 AM Pacific Cost: Complimentary Register On March 10, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a new cooperative enforcement initiative designed to encourage any issuers and underwriters of municipal securities to self-report certain violations of the federal securities laws. Issuers and underwriters have up…

April 2014 MiniNews

  Download the pdf version *Please note that updates are continually made to the Job Board section of the MiniNews (PDF format) after its original release. Check the Job Board regularly. President’s Message By: Pamela Arends-King, City of Tustin Are you familiar with how the CSMFO Chapters are managed? Right now, it’s done entirely through…

Fundamentals of Land-Secured Financing

April 25, 2014 | San Diego, CA This one-day workshop is specifically designed for local government officials and their interested staff on Mello-Roos bonds and assessment district financing. Community Facilities District Financing (CFDs) remain a statewide financing tool. Speakers will highlight discussions of the basic structures, formation considerations, process and implementation of land-based financing techniques….

March 2014 Board Packet

Download: March 2014 Board Packet

PMI Project Management Professional Course – July 21-24, 2014 – Offered by MISAC in Encinitas

The MISAC State Board Education Committee is excited to bring the Project Management Institute’s PMP course to SoCal! The course will be taught by Joseph Phillips (see http://josephphillips.com/resum/ and http://instructing.com), the guy who literally wrote the book and has sold thousands of them. The course will be four days of intensive project management training focused…

GFOA Training Calendar

Courses and dates for training at the Hyatt Regency Sacramento in Sacramento, California: •Risk Assessment in Public Funds – September 8, 2014 •Fundamentals of Performance Management – September 9-10, 2014 •Intermediate Governmental Accounting – September 9-10, 2014 •Advanced Governmental Accounting – September 11-12, 2014 •Essentials of Debt Financing and Management – September 11-12, 2014 Courses…

Upcoming Educational Programs – California Debt & Investment Advisory Commission

Municipal Market Disclosure: Current Topics and Practices (Seminar) March 18-19, 2014 | Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Conference Center, Pomona, CA Both the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Government Accounting Office noted in their evaluation of the municipal market the need to improve market transparency through better disclosure. Efforts to do so, however, have stirred…

Message from CSMFO President Pamela Arends-King

Message from CSMFO President Pamela Arends-King

Are you familiar with how the CSMFO Chapters are managed? Right now, it’s done entirely through the chapter chairs—scheduling the meetings, booking the venues, managing registration, handling the books, all of it. Most chapter bank accounts are run through the agency of the chapter chair. The Board of Directors at its Strategic Planning session last year decided to review this structure and made providing some much-needed administrative assistance to chapters an action item for 2014.

March 2014 MiniNews

  Download the pdf version *Please note that updates are continually made to the Job Board section of the MiniNews (PDF format) after its original release. Check the Job Board regularly. President’s Message By: Pamela Arends-King, City of Tustin A Rewarding Experience The Annual Conference we planned for the past year is over and done…

2014 Conference Photos

2014 Conference Photos

See a glimpse of the pictures taken at the 2014 Conference. More photos can be found at the CSMFO Facebook webpage.