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2014 Newly Elected Officials Conference

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 heidi@utahtaxpayers.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
AGENDA
Title Speaker Start
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


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