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COVID-19 Local Government Financial Management Resources

COVID-19 Local Government Financial Management Resources

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This page has been developed to share a number of financial resources for Virginia local governments as we assess the financial impacts related to the COVID-19 emergency.  Please contact Stephanie Davis to add or share any additional information.  

[Od-Ed in the Roanoke Times] Davis & Carlee: COVID-19 immediate financial impacts facing local governments
Stephanie Davis of VT SPIA and Ron Carlee of Old Dominion University highlight the COVID-19 pandemic's seismic impact on local budgets and explain the urgency of the situation in The Roanoke Times.

Local Government Finance Discussions

Meetings  will be held every two weeks to discuss how local governments are adjusting their current year and FY21 budgets. Meetings are held every other Thursday at 9:00 am ET until December 23rd.

Calendar of Upcoming Meetings

  • April 4th, 2021 09:00 AM ET
  • April 29th, 2021 09:00 AM ET
  • May 27th, 2021 09:00 AM ET
  • June 24th, 2021 09:00 AM ET
  • July 22nd, 2021 09:00 AM ET
  • August 19th, 2021 09:00 AM ET
  • September 16th, 2021 09:00 AM ET
  • October 14th, 2021 09:00 AM ET
  • November 11th, 2021 09:00 AM ET
  • December 9th, 2021 09:00 AM ET
  • April 15th, 2021 09:00 AM ET
  • May 13th, 2021 09:00 AM ET
  • June 10th, 2021 09:00 AM ET
  • July 8th, 2021 09:00 AM ET
  • August 5th, 2021 09:00 AM ET
  • September 2nd, 2021 09:00 AM ET
  • September 30th, 2021 09:00 AM ET
  • October 28th, 2021 09:00 AM ET
  • November 25th, 2021 09:00 AM ET
  • December 23th, 2021 09:00 AM ET

 

Meeting Registration Information

Please register in advance of the event at the link below
https://virginiatech.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUpd--orzkjGdMq63lU9lqJS5ZLyxDZCkuF

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Meeting Recordings

To view recordings for 2020 click here to view the archives.

January 13, 2021
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February 4th, 2021
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February 18th, 2020
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March 4th, 2020
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Other Resources

COVID-19 Financial Impacts on Virginia Local Governments: A report on Financial Policy Implications
COVID-19 Small Business Impacts and Recovery: Fortifying Our Local Economic Base
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Small businesses and their employees are being severely impacted by the sharp economic downturn resulting from the coronavirus health crisis in the U.S.  These small businesses are vital to our localities and state, employing 47% of the private workforce in Virginia (SBA).  Many of these businesses will struggle to survive and recover from the crisis, with enduring impacts for Virginia’s localities.  This webinar will present an outlook for small business and specific tools and strategies for government and community officials to support small business recovery.  Representatives from state, regional and local organizations that are working to support small business in Virginia, as well as small business owners, will discuss how local officials can help small businesses survive and recover.