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Convention Season Continues

By Umbaugh Announcements, September 24, 2014
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We saw many friends from across the state at conferences in September. The schedule below shows the conferences Umbaugh professionals will attend in late September and October. Please look for us if you attend any of the same ones. In this high-tech, e-mail, text-message world, we enjoy greeting you and getting caught up in person!

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Finance School Capital Maintenance Needs with Rolling Short-Term Debt

By Belvia B. Gray, CIPFA, Manager, September 12, 2014
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The stress on school districts’ Capital Projects Funds (CPF) has not let up. CPF dollars are not only being diminished by property tax caps, they are being tapped to cover certain salaries and utilities to relieve the pressure on the general fund. Capital needs, however, are not going away.

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Rural Development Changes Interim Construction Financing

By Doug L. Baldessari, CPA, Partner, September 10, 2014
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USDA Rural Development provides financing for water and wastewater infrastructure projects for rural areas in Indiana and across the country. The program provides significant grant funding and also loan funding with up to a 40-year payback period. The loan interest rates currently range from 2.375% to 4%.

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WIFIA: A New Source for Funding Water Infrastructure Projects

By Christina De Witt, CPA, Manager, September 03, 2014

Many utilities are looking for ways to fund water infrastructure projects. The federal government is working on a program to increase and assist with funding water infrastructure projects in the form of the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA). Specific details are still being spelled out for the federal plan, but we can share initial details.

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Redevelopment Commissions: Budgets And Planning

By Matt Eckerle, CIPFA, Manager, September 03, 2014
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The redevelopment statute does not specifically require Redevelopment Commissions to prepare a formal budget (other than budgeting a redevelopment tax levy, when applicable). However, SEA 118 gave the legislative body (Council) new oversight over Redevelopment Commissions, specifically “review” of the Redevelopment Commission’s annual budget.

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It’s Convention Season in Indiana!

By Umbaugh Announcements, August 27, 2014
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Umbaugh professionals are gearing up to attend a variety of conferences. We hope to see you there, too.

Please look for us and say hello. We always look forward to spending time with our friends from across Indiana. Here’s where we’ll be in September: (Please click on "Read Full Article" below to see September's convention schedule.)

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Can Utilities Give Their Municipality Money?

By John D. Julien, CPA, Partner, August 20, 2014
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Municipalities, like everyone else, occasionally find themselves short of money. When that occurs we are often asked if municipally owned utilities may to give money to their municipality’s General Fund.

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Creating a School District Budget When Your Revenue is Unknown

By Belvia B. Gray, CIPFA, Manager, August 20, 2014
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Creating the annual school district budget has always been a complex task, but it’s even more difficult now because revenues are so uncertain. Choose your analogy: throwing darts at a dartboard, working while blindfolded, shooting in the dark – they all fit this situation.

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How to Reallocate Circuit Breaker Credits

By Paige E. Sansone, CPA, Principal, August 08, 2014
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Due to Indiana’s implementation of “protected taxes,” a law passed in 2013 authorized reallocating circuit breaker credits beginning in 2014. Protected taxes are levies for debt service and include debt that is both exempt and non-exempt from the circuit breaker credits.

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Indiana SRF Issues Draft Project Priority Lists

By Doug L. Baldessari, CPA, Partner, August 08, 2014
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The Indiana Finance Authority’s State Revolving Fund (SRF) Loan Program provides low-interest loans to Indiana communities for wastewater and drinking water infrastructure projects.

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