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April 9th Webinar GASB 54 Registration Now Live!

If you missed last month’s Lunch and Learn presentation don’t despair -  here’s another chance to hear about “GASB 54 - How Committed is Your Fund Balance?”we invite you to take advantage of this important webinar at no charge.

Please make plans to participate in this informative 1-hour webinar:                    Monday, April 9 at 1:30 pm

Lt. Gov. Garcia Signs Public Funds Investment Bill


DENVER ­— Wednesday, March 7, 2012 — Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia signed HB12-1005 “Legal Investments for Public Funds,” sponsored by Rep. Dan Pabon and Sen. Ted Harvey, into law today.

The bill allows Colorado counties to invest public funds in securities that have less than two AAA ratings. According to an estimate by the Colorado County Treasurers Association, Colorado taxpayers lost $164,383 a day in investment earnings without this legislation.

SIPA eGovernment Grant Deadline

This is a friendly reminder that applications for SIPA's eGovernment grant are due on December 7, 2011.  For more information or to submit your application please visit and look under the Grant Application Process section.

American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Colorado Ethics Seminar

ACEC/CO is presenting their annual Ethics Seminar, “Balancing Ethical Issues for Large Regional Projects” on Thursday, Dec. 1st from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

27th Annual Educating for Citizenship Conference

To learn more about the 27th annual Educating for Citizenship Conference, please click here.


Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) ended its fiscal year by awarding $641,650 in grants to six park & recreation districts that will enhance and create new community park and outdoor recreation areas.