Monday, July 1, 2019

North-South Regional Meetings

The Indiana County Auditors' Association was pleased to sponsor regional meetings on July 10 and 11 to provide ongoing education for county auditors and staff members.

Our North meeting was held Wednesday, July 10 at the Porter County Expo Center, 215 E. Division Road, Valparaiso, Ind. Our South meeting was held Thursday, July 11 at the Gasthof Amish Village, 6659 E. Gasthof Village Road, Montgomery, IN.

The Association expresses our gratitude to all of our speakers for taking the time to share with us their expertise on matters affecting county auditors.

Here is the agenda, with links to the presentations:

Morning Sessions

911 Funding Issues: Edward Reuter, Executive Director, Statewide 911 Board
  Click here for the 911 presentation

Human Resource Matters -- FLSA and FMLA: Kent Irwin and Addie Rooker of Waggoner, Irwin, Scheele & Associates, Inc.
  Click here for the HR presentation


Afternoon Sessions

Deductions and Exemptions: Daniel Shackle, Chief of Staff and General Counsel, Indiana Department of Local Government Finance
  Click here for the Deductions and Exemptions presentation

Budgets and 1782 Notices: Paige Sansone, Partner, CPA, Baker Tilly Municipal Advisors LLC
  Click here for the 1782 Notice presentation

Changes to the Annual Financial Reports: Lori Rogers, CPA, Counties Director, State Board of Accounts
  Click here for the Annual Financial Reports presentation 

North meeting: Kent Irwin of Waggoner, Irwin, Scheele & Associates addresses the FLSA and FMLA.

North meeting: Paige Sansone, CPA and Parter at bakertilly reviews 1782 Notices.

North meeting: Dan Shackle, DLGF Chief of Staff and General Counsel outlines deductions and exemptions, including new legislation affecting the Over 65 and the Disabled Veterans deductions.

South Meeting: County Auditors and staff members in attendance.

South Meeting: Lori Rogers of the State Board of Accounts reviews changes to the Annual Financial Report.
South Meeting: Ed Reuter, Executive Director of the E911 Statewide Board, outlines 911 funding issues.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Spring, 2019 Conference

County auditors from throughout Indiana gathered in French Lick May 21-24 for the spring, 2019 State Board of Accounts-called conference.

The conference featured speakers from agencies including the SBOA, Auditor of State's office, and the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance. Educational topics included annual financial reporting, annual audits, a new MVH directive, records retention, and new legislation.

Here are some photos of the event.

ICAA Officers at Conference: From left to right, President-Elect Julie Fox of Marshall County, Vice-President Vicki Urbanik of Porter County, President Patty Ball of Daviess County, Secretary Debbie Stevens of Warrick County, and Treasurer Jennifer Flater of Clay County.
At Registration.

The spring conference gets underway with opening remarks by State Examiner Paul Joyce and Deputy State Examiners Mike Bozymski and Tammy White.

Wednesday Night Activity: Bowling and Games


Thursday Night Activity: Stepping Back in Time to the 1920s!

Indiana Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch joined us as our guest speaker.

ICAA Officers in 1920s Attire

The Band
Costume Contest!

The male costume contest finalists
The female costume contest finalists

Friday: Q & A

The conference wrapped up with another informative Q & A session with Lori Rogers and Ricci Hofherr of the SBOA.