As I was getting ready to take my son to his high school graduation, we had a flash storm. On the rainy day in Sherwood Park, Alberta, both capital and natural assets provided value we do not often notice and take for granted. Looking out the window I saw a road with gutters engineered to […]
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It was great to have representation from coast to coast for today’s webinar. From Nova Scotia to British Columbia…the Yukon back to Newfoundland. All learning together today and supporting our community sustainability through the development of long-term tax strategies.
Bloom CME and CAGFO professional development. In challenging times, long term tax strategies are going to be a necessity for municipal financial sustainability. Understanding the linkage between forecasting and strategy is one of the key steps in the long term tax strategy development. Please join us for our first Canada wide webinar on developing a […]
I am privileged to be facilitating a strategic planning session aka “Vision Community Plan” with the Town of Bonnyville management team and council. Fully social distanced but back to work! I had the pleasure of working with a very talented management team and CAO today.
A full review of the Bloom financial professional development program, and highlights of the six key streams of professional development required for municipal finance including: Leadership/Management, Budget, Reporting, Treasury/Risk, Audit, and Technical/Skills. Recommended for financial officers wanting to learn new skills and get ahead in their career. A full review of the Bloom financial professional […]
In challenging times a key financial leadership requirement is understanding what financial leadership means and what is expected. Learn how financial leadership can significantly enhance a municipality’s ability to reach strategic and service delivery goals, while gaining important knowledge and skills enhancing personal abilities and career opportunities. This session is for financial officers wanting to […]
It was a beautiful day yesterday in Sherwood Park Alberta and I took a walk with my son. As we were walking I chatted with him about municipalities and how important they are. He’s starting his first year at the University of Alberta next year and mentioned environmental engineering. We took this picture and I […]