WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 9
Organized separately by Brian Wright of Eloy, bwright@EloyAZ.gov
(Early Conference Session)
Deep Dive CIP Planning
9:00 – 11:30 AM
Panel & audience participation—working through your CIP.
Break/Lunch on Your Own
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Education Committee Meeting
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM
Selling Bonds is Not Cost Free!
1:00 – 1:50 PM
Pat Walker, Financial Consultant
Mike Bailey, Financial Consultant
Long-term debt financing for capital projects can be complicated and expensive with numerous individuals involved in bond transactions. This session will discuss the best practices and policies by GFOA for financial professionals to use in planning and participating in bond transactions. There will also be a discussion from the panel as to what the role of bond counsel versus financial advisor versus an underwriter. This understanding is important because each of their services impacts the cost of issuing bonds and the issuing entity will be paying them back through debt service payments for 20 to 30 years.
Refreshment Break & Sponsor Networking
2:00 – 2:30 PM
2:30 – 4:30 PM
Membership Committee Meeting
4:40 – 5:30 PM
New Member Meet & Greet
5:30 – 5:45 PM
5:45 – 6:45 PM
THURSDAY, AUGUST 10
7:30 – 8:15 AM
8:30 – 9:20 AM
IIJA-ADOT Grant Planning & Grant Opportunities
9:30 – 11:20 AM
Lunch & Annual Business Meeting
11:30 AM – 12:50 PM
1:00 – 1:50 PM
2:00 – 2:50 PM
2:50 – 3:10 PM
Grants, SEFA and CFR 200 Compliance
3:15 – 4:45 PM
4:50 – 5:30 PM
5:30 – 7:00 PM
FRIDAY, AUGUST 11
8:00 – 8:50 AM
9:00 – 9:50 AM
10:00 – 10:50 AM
11:00 AM – 11:50 AM
René Guillen, Deputy Director, League of Arizona Cities and Towns
CPE Forms & Conference Adjourns
The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa
3800 E Sunrise Dr, Tucson, AZ 85718
The conference rate is $104 plus tax per night for 1-person occupancy. The room block is available for booking through July 18, 2023. To make your hotel reservation, please click this link: https://book.passkey.com/e/50545080
The hotel block fills up fast! We recommend registering and booking your hotel room as soon as possible. Please note that you may only book one room per full conference attendee. The hotel group rate will end July 18. Online registration will close July 28.
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$185 Member: Active, Commercial, Associate
$75 Student Member
$265 Non-member; Government Employee
$380 Non-member, Non-government Employee
$265 GFOAz Sponsor
GFOAz is pleased to offer four scholarships to the 2023 Summer Conference. Active members are eligible to apply. Four recipients will receive up to $500 to be used toward reimbursement for registration cost, lodging and travel. For scholarship guidelines and to apply, click here. Please apply by July 14, 2023, to be considered.
Online registration will close on 7/28/23
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Advance registrants unable to attend the Conference are eligible to receive a partial refund of your registration fee by sending a written request before July 28, 2023. If a written cancellation request is received before July 28, 2023, a $30 processing fee will be charged regardless of the reason for cancellation (including medical emergencies).Registrants who are unable to attend the conference may appoint a substitute. There will be no refunds for any cancellation after July 28, 2023. Cancellations must be emailed to email@example.com. Cancellations will not be accepted by telephone.