Hello,

Sorry for yet another e-mail. Registration for the OPI School Finance workshops are up substantially so no locations will be consolidated or eliminated. Thank you for registering and we look forward to seeing as many of you as possible in the next few weeks.

Here is the registration link if you need it: http://app.keysurvey.com/votingmodule/VOTING2/f/1139309/4b74/?msig=fd96f6c6f88647006f1763985163954b.

Here is the agenda in the event you have not had time to look through it.

8:15 (15 min) Introductions and Welcome

8:30 (1 hr 45 min) Legislative Summary

10:30 (1 hr) Breakout Session #1

 All About OPI (Webpage, GEMS, Finance Data)

 Long Term Debt (new building reserve fund structure, infrastructure, QZAB, bonds, debt service GTB)

12:45 (1 hr) Breakout Session #2

 Permissive Levies (tuition, BR, flexible non-voted levy authority)

 Audit

1:55 (1 hr) Breakout Session #3

 Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff (variety of topics, including coding, PRC’s, PERS/TRS reporting)

 District to District (transportation, coding, multi-district agreements, foster students)

3:00 Budgets and TFS (1hr 30 min, or as needed)

Thank you. Happy Monday!

Kara Sperle

OPI School Finance Administrator

406-444-3249

ksperle2@mt.gov