2017 Levy Process Certification Course
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When: Tuesday, September 12, 2017
1:00 - 4:00 pm
Where: Minnesota Valley Country Club
6300 Auto Club Road
Bloomington, Minnesota  55438
United States

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The Minnesota Association of School Business Officials has established a voluntary certification program for all MASBO members and nonmembers. The courses are designed to train current and prospective school business officials, and offer practical information to assist members in excelling in their profession.

NOTE: This certification course is offered once each year. If you are enrolled in the certification program, and have taken this course once, you do not need to take it again. 


Time Presentation Presenter
12:30–1:00pm Registration  
1:00–2:15pm Overview of tax terminology, levy components, and timelines. The majority of the session includes how to budget property tax revenue and perform year-end reconciliations on property tax revenue. Cathy Erickson, ARCC
2:15–2:30pm Break  
2:30–4:00pm Tax levy, revenue, reconciliations continued. There will be time for questions followed by a short test. Cathy Erickson, ARCC


Cathy Erickson, Finance, Funding, and Management Specialist, Arrowhead Regional Computing Consortium (ARCC), Duluth, cerickson@arcc.org
Cathy’s primary responsibility is to plan, coordinate, and present school finance workshops to the 30 member districts ARCC serves in Northern MN, including Levy, Truth in Taxation, Tax Reconciliation, Superintendent Finance Refreshers, and new Business Manager trainings. The Finance Team at ARCC also provides districts with one-on-one support, taconite assistance, and other research assistance as needed. Prior to working at ARCC, Cathy was the Business Manager at Lake Superior School District for 5 years.


Members: $50
Non-members: $75


There is not a MASBO room block, but the Holiday Inn Bloomington Airport South – Mall Area has affordable rates, and is near the meeting location.

Holiday Inn Bloomington Airport South – Mall Area
1201 W 94th St
Bloomington, MN 55431
(952) 884-8211

Several other hotels are available on the 494 strip.

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