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Email Notification

Municipal Services has developed a mailing list for municipal officials and CPAs engaged in governmental practice.  With the mailing list, Municipal Services will send occasional e-mail notices regarding workshops and seminars, budget-related information and reminders, and other information that is specific to Kansas municipalities. If you would like to be included in these communications please register for the service below.





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2019 Budget Workshops for the 2020 Budgets

The Municipal Services Team is pleased to announce the following 2019 Budget Workshop schedule for the 2020 budgets:

Garden City, Kansas - May 7, 2019

Colby, Kansas - May 8, 2019

Hays, Kansas - May 9, 2019

Salina, Kansas - May 10, 2019

Iola, Kansas - May 15, 2019

Chanute, Kansas - May 16, 2019

Wichita, Kansas - May 22, 2019

Overland Park, Kansas - May 29, 2019

Topeka, Kansas - May 31, 2019

To register, please click on the workshop you wish to attend to access our automated registration system.  If you need assistance with registering online, please contact Municipal Services staff at 785-296-6033 or 785-296-8083.  Please see attached brochure for remittance information. 


CPI Rates for the 2020 Budgets

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has released the Consumer Price Index rate for All Urban Consumers for calendar year 2018.   

Based on the information in the attached table, the CPI rate used by counties and cities in their 2020 budgets will be 1.5%.  The CPI rate used by townships and special districts in their 2020 budgets will be 2.5%.  

The CPI rate for counties and cities is based on an average of the rates for the preceding five years (see K.S.A. 79-2925c)..  The CPI rate for townships and special districts is based on the rate for the preceding calendar year (see K.S.A. 79-2925b).  

CPI Table for 2020 Budgets

Audit and AUP Filing Fee Increase - Effective January 1, 2019

Under state law, the Municipal Services Team of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer is required to collect fees to cover the cost of services rendered.  Due to increasing costs, filing fees for agreed upon procedures (AUP) and audit reports which are required to be filed with the state under the provisions of K.S.A. 75-1124 are being increased by $25.00.  

For AUP and audit reports filed on or after January 1, 2019, the follow fee schedule is in effect:

Educational Municipalities (USDs, Community Colleges, and Municipal Universities)     $100
Rural Water Districts                                                                                                          $100
Other Municipalities                                                                                                           $175

 If you have questions or comments concerning the new fee structure, please contact Municipal Services Team staff at 785-296-8083 or 785-296-6033.

2019 Budget Workbooks and Tax Estimates





Audit Filings

Budget Filings

Frequently Asked Questions - Budget Law

Frequently Asked Questions - Audit Law




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 Roger Basinger                                                              Stacy Jaramillo     
 Municipal Services Team                                               Municipal Services Team
 Office of the Chief Financial Officer                               Office of the Chief Financial Officer
 700 SW Harrison, Suite 300                                          700 SW Harrison, Suite 300
Topeka KS 66612                                                           Topeka, KS 66612

Phone: 785-296-8083                                                     Phone: 785-296-6033
Fax: 785-296-1477                                                          Fax: 785-296-1477