The Municipal Services Team is pleased to announce the following 2019 Budget Workshop schedule for the 2020 budgets:
Garden City, Kansas - May 7, 2019
Colby, Kansas - May 8, 2019
Hays, Kansas - May 9, 2019
Salina, Kansas - May 10, 2019
Iola, Kansas - May 15, 2019
Chanute, Kansas - May 16, 2019
Wichita, Kansas - May 22, 2019
Overland Park, Kansas - May 29, 2019
Topeka, Kansas - May 31, 2019
To register, please click on the workshop you wish to attend to access our automated registration system. If you need assistance with registering online, please contact Municipal Services staff at 785-296-6033 or 785-296-8083. Please see attached brochure for remittance information.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics has released the Consumer Price Index rate for All Urban Consumers for calendar year 2018.
Based on the information in the attached table, the CPI rate used by counties and cities in their 2020 budgets will be 1.5%. The CPI rate used by townships and special districts in their 2020 budgets will be 2.5%.
The CPI rate for counties and cities is based on an average of the rates for the preceding five years (see K.S.A. 79-2925c).. The CPI rate for townships and special districts is based on the rate for the preceding calendar year (see K.S.A. 79-2925b).
CPI Table for 2020 Budgets
Under state law, the Municipal Services Team of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer is required to collect fees to cover the cost of services rendered. Due to increasing costs, filing fees for agreed upon procedures (AUP) and audit reports which are required to be filed with the state under the provisions of K.S.A. 75-1124 are being increased by $25.00.
For AUP and audit reports filed on or after January 1, 2019, the follow fee schedule is in effect:
Educational Municipalities (USDs, Community Colleges, and Municipal Universities) $100
Rural Water Districts $100
Other Municipalities $175
If you have questions or comments concerning the new fee structure, please contact Municipal Services Team staff at 785-296-8083 or 785-296-6033.