Our three-step process can help communities build an expenditure model for their unique needs.
Many communities have had to spend money on unbudgeted supplies, equipment, and overtime in order to keep first responders, other front-line personnel, and the community at large as safe as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic. And now, many of these same communities are looking for ways to not only cover these increased costs but also decrease expenses to align with revenue shortfalls.Figuring out where to start to analyze expenditures is a challenge, and local government leaders must consider both the short- and long-term needs of their communities.
While figuring out where to begin this analysis might seem overwhelming, we have designed an easy-to-follow, three-step process to help you navigate expenditure analysis during the COVID-19 pandemic and in better times ahead.
The three steps include: