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Ability to Pay and Strategic Contract Negotiations

Municipal Training WEBINAR

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Ability to Pay and Strategic Contract Negotiations


11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Interactive discussion on assessing a local government's Ability to Pay. Coverage of metrics from financial and fund statements, pensions, capital markets, demographics, housing, migration, and economic data. Coverage of operational metrics, affordability as measured by tax, debt, and pension burdens on the citizenry, and the economic outlook, including the impact from COVID. Optimal use of benchmarking, peer analysis, sensitivity analysis and historical time series.

This seminar may provide participants with MCLE credits required under the new rule of the Judges of the Superior Court. To determine whether this seminar would qualify you for MCLE credits please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions about the new MCLE requirements by clicking here.

CCM PRESENTERS back to top

Diane Coogan-Pushner

Kyle Keir
Credit Analyst


  • First Selectmen, Mayors, Town/City Managers
  • Finance Personnel
  • Human Resources/Personnel
  • City/Town Attorneys
  • Economic Development Personnel
  • Board, Commission, and Committee Members

COST back to top

FREE to individuals who are elected, appointed, or employed by muncipalities that are CCM Members.

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HOW TO REGISTER back to top

CLICK HERE to be redirected to GoToWebinar, where attendees can register..

Please contact CCM Training at or call (203) 498-3037.

CCMO back to top

Due to current conditions, CCM is not holding in-person trainings for participants in the CCMO program to earn credit hours. However, CCM would still like to provide opportunities to work toward completion in the program. 

Participants have the opportunity to earn CCMO credit hours by watching and participating in this webinar:

  • Watching this webinar live is good for 1 credit hour of Organizational Development.
  • Completing the short quiz that will be sent to attendees following the webinar is good for 2 credit hours of Organizational Development. 



Fine Print back to top

UPDATES & CHANGES: Last minute changes and updates, weather postponements, cancellations, etc. will be posted on this page

CANCELLATION POLICY: We understand your schedule may change. Please let us know if you have registered and can no longer attend.

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