Kansas Department of Administration

Municipal Services

Registration for the Municipal Services 2024 Budget Workshop 

Budget Workshop Dates and Locations

In-person workshops qualify for up to six hours of CPE. Webinar workshops do not qualify for CPE.

Space is limited and once a location/date is full, it will be removed from the registration form and crossed out from the list below.

  • Colby - May 6, 2024
  • Garden City – May 7, 2024
  • Hays – May 8, 2024
  • Salina – May 9, 2024  FULL
  • *Webinar* - May 14, 2024
  • *Webinar* - May 15, 2024
  • Topeka – May 16, 2024
  • *Webinar* - May 20, 2024
  • Wichita – May 22, 2024
  • Iola – May 23, 2024  FULL

After submitting the registration, the last page will serve as the confirmation of registration.

The week prior to your selected workshop date, you will receive a confirmation email to address provided on your registration from armunis@ks.gov containing pertinent workshop information (including the Microsoft Teams link, if attending by webinar) as well as workshop training materials to print if you wish.    


Payment Information

Workshop registration is $75 per person.

For credit card payments please follow the instructions on the 2024 Budget Workshop Credit Card Form.

For payment by check, please include each participant’s name and training date/location.  Please make checks payable to the “Office of Accounts and Reports” for the total cost of the training. Payments can be mailed to:

Office of Accounts and Reports

Attn: Budget Workshop

700 SW Harrison Ste 300

Topeka, Kansas 66603

Refund Policy:  Full refund for cancellations prior to the date of the class.  Substitutions allowed assuming space availability.      

Please contact the Municipal Services Team with questions: Lindsay Olson (Lindsay.A.Olson@ks.gov) or Mandy Patek (Mandy.M.Patek@ks.gov).

Budget Workshop Flyer

Audit Filing Fee - Rate Increase Effective August 1, 2023

Effective August 1, 2023, the audit filing fees will increase to the following rates: 

  • $200 for Rural Water Districts and education entities

  • $300 for all other municipalities

Any audit filing submitted to Municipal Services on or after August 1, 2023, will be subject to the increased filing fee, regardless of the audit year being submitted. Note: If you've previously received an invoice for the prior rates, the prior rate is still effective for that audit filing. 

Please review the Municipal Audit Submission Instructions, and distribute to the appropriate municipal officials, staff, experts, etc. 

FY2025 Budget Workbooks, Tools and Tax Estimates

2025 Budget Workbooks

Preparing the Budget - Documents Needed (.pdf)

Budget Checklist and Timeline (.pdf)

Budget Amendment Workbooks

Alcohol Tax Estimates for the 2025 Budgets (.pdf)

City and County Special Highway Fund Estimates for 2025 - Cities (.pdf) 

City and County Special Highway Fund Estimates for 2025 - Counties (.pdf)

KSA 79-2988/Revenue Neutral Rate Resources

Audit Resources

Audit Filing Instructions

Audit and AUP Credit Card Authorization Form (Aug-2023)

How to Locate an Auditor or Audit Firm (.docx)

Information for Your Auditor (July 2020) (.docx)

Information for Your Auditor (July 2021) (.docx)

Information for Your Auditor (July 2022) (.docx)

Information for Your Auditor (July 2023)

Budget Resources

Instructions for E-budget Submissions (.doc)

Budget Transfers - Counties (.docx)

Budget Transfers - Cities (.docx)

Budget Transfers - Townships (.docx)

Budget Transfers - Special Districts (.docx)

Non-Budgeted Funds - Counties (.docx)

Non-Budgeted Funds - Cities (.docx)

Non-Budgeted Funds - Townships (.docx)

Non-Budgeted Funds - Special Districts (.docx)

Checklist for Amending the Budget (.docx)

County Clerk's Checklist for Budgets (.docx)

Creating, Adopting, and Submitting Your Budget (.docx)


Calendar - City Clerks (.doc)

Calendar - County Clerks (.doc)

Calendar - County Treasurers (.doc)

Calendar - Redevelopment Districts (.docx)


Confirmation of State Payments

Confirmations - State Revolving Funds

Audit Filings

Municipal Audits

Budget Filings

Municipal Budgets

Frequently Asked Questions - Budget Law

10-Day Rule (.docx)

Amending the Budget (.docx)

Budget Hearing (.docx)

Copy and Paste Signed Certificate Page Into Budget (.docx)

Employee Benefits Fund (.docx)

Failure to Submit an Adopted Budget (.docx)

Fund Balances, Fund Creation, Fund Miscellaneous (.docx)

Libraries (.docx)

Mill Rate Higher Than Mill Rate Adopted (.docx)

Mill Rate Limits (.docx)

Non-Budgeted Funds (.docx)

Publication of the Proposed Budget (.docx)

Recreation Commission Budgets (.excel)

Signing the Budget Document (.docx)

Special Highway Fund-Gas Tax (.docx)

Statement of Indebtedness Form (.docx)

Submitting an Adopted Budget (.docx)

Townships (.docx)

Transfers (.docx)

Valuation to Use in Setting Levies (.docx)

Frequently Asked Questions - Audit Law

Auditing in Accordance with Government Auditing Standards (Yellow Book) (.docx)

KMAAG (.docx)

Statutory Audit Threshold (.docx)

Statutory Basis vs. GAAP Financial Statements (.docx)


Ad Valorem Levy Rates and Tax Payment Due Dates

Cemetery Annual Report Form (excel)

Cemetery Annual Report Workbook (excel)

Township Annual Report Workbook (excel)

Township Annual Report Workbook (No Formulas) (excel)

County Treasurer and County Clerk Budget Forms (excel)

County Tax Levy Sheets

GAAP Waiver Procedures (.docx)

Information About CDARS (.docx)

Interest Rate on Utility Deposits (.docx)

Mileage Rates FY 202 (.docx)

Purchases Off of State Contracts (.docx)

Recreation Commission Budget Tracking Workbook (excel)

Township Disorganization - Guideline (.docx)

Vendor Payment Self-Service (.docx)


Audit and AUP Credit Card Authorization Form (.pdf)

2024 Budget Workshop Credit Card Authorization Form (.pdf)

Municipal Services Fee Schedule (.docx)

How to Compute the Value of One Mill (excel)

Target Budgeting Workbook (excel)

Outside Agency Resources

Kansas Association of Counties

Kansas County Clerks and Election Officials Association

Kansas Department of Revenue, Division of Property Valuation

Kansas Pooled Money Investment Board

Kansas Society of CPAs

League of Kansas Municipalities

Contact Us

Mandy Patek

Municipal Services Team
Office of Accounts and Reports
700 SW Harrison, Suite 300
Topeka, KS 66603

Phone: (785)-296-6033
Fax: (785)-296-1477
Email: Mandy.M.Patek@ks.gov

Lindsay Olson

Municipal Services Team
Office of Accounts and Reports
700 SW Harrison, Suite 300
Topeka, KS 66603

Phone: (785)-296-8083
Fax: (785)-296-1477
Email: Lindsay.A.Olson@ks.gov

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