The 2019 Budget Workshops are now complete. Thank you to all who attended - we had great attendance, participation, and discussion.
If you missed attending one of the workshop and desire a copy of the training material, please contact Municipal Services staff at either 785-296-6033 or 785-296-8083, and we will provide the training material in an electronic format.
For those who wished to attend a workshop, but did not receive a notification, please enroll for our Email Notification that is located to the left. It is the surest method of being notified of future training events.
Municipal Services Team
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.