Learning

Administration - Finance and Budgeting Resources

These resources are from trainings led by MSL staff and partners. The archived webinars were led by Harold Blattie from the Montana Association of Counties and Magda Nelson from the Department of Administration's Local Government Services Bureau.

Archived Webinars

Budgeting for Public Libraries with Harold Blattie (1 hour 50 minutes)

BARS: The State Budgetary Accounting Reporting System and the Budgeting Process (1 hour 38 minutes)

Handouts from previous trainings (pdf)

Budgeting Tips

Fundamentals of Budgeting

Library Depreciation Fund

Types of Revenues

Understanding BARS,  the Budgetary Accounting and Reporting System