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Email Notification

Municipal Services has developed a mailing list for municipal officials and CPAs engaged in governmental practice.  With the mailing list, Municipal Services will send occasional e-mail notices regarding workshops and seminars, budget-related information and reminders, and other information that is specific to Kansas municipalities. If you would like to be included in these communications please register for the service below.


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Welcome to Municipal Services

Audit and AUP Filing Fee Increase - Effective January 1, 2019

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.

2019 Budget Workbooks and Tax Estimates

2018 Budget Workshops

The 2018 Budget Workshops are now complete.  

Thank you to all who registered and attended the workshops – we had great participation and discussion.  For those of you who were not able to attend, we look forward to your attendance next year. 

If you were wanting to attend a workshop and did not receive a notification, please be sure to register with our email notification system.  In addition, we will continue to send out the flyers announcing the workshops to counties, cities, and CPA firms.  We are tentatively planning for the 2019 workshops to occur in May, so start watching your mail and email for notification in late February/early March of 2019. 

For those unable to attend or those wishing to review the information presented, please find attached below the PowerPoint presentation used at the workshops, the Legislative Update document, the group exercises used at the workshops, and the completed computations for the group exercises.

PowerPoint Presentation

Legislative Update

Group Exercises

Completed Computations for the Group Exercises

Again, thank you everyone for your interest in the workshops.  If you have questions or comments concerning the workshops or in preparing the 2019 budget, please do not hesitate to contact the Municipal Services Team at the email addresses and phone numbers listed below:

Roger Basinger                                            Vacant                              
785-296-8083                                              785-296-6033
Roger.Basinger@ks.gov                              

Consumer Price Index (CPI) Rates for the 2019 Budgets

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has released the Consumer Price Index rate for All Urban Consumers for calendar year 2017.   

Based on the information in the attached table, the CPI rate used by counties and cities in their 2019 budgets will be 1.4%.  The CPI rate used by townships and special districts in their 2019 budgets will be 2.1%. 

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 2019 Budgets
 

Audit

Budget

Calendars

Confirmations

Audit Filings

Budget Filings

Frequently Asked Questions - Budget Law

Frequently Asked Questions - Audit Law

Listserv

Municipalities

Other

Outside Agency Resources

Contact Us

 Roger Basinger                                                              Vacant     
 Municipal Services Team                                               Municipal Services Team
 Office of the Chief Financial Officer                               Office of the Chief Financial Officer
 700 SW Harrison, Suite 300                                          700 SW Harrison, Suite 300
Topeka KS 66612                                                           Topeka, KS 66612

Phone: 785-296-8083                                                     Phone: 785-296-6033
Fax: 785-296-1477                                                          Fax: 785-296-1477
Roger.Basinger@ks.gov