Building Understanding: How to Work with the Public Works Department

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It is essential that Public Finance Professionals have a good working relationship with the agency's Public Works Professionals. In order to have an effective relationship, Public Finance Professionals need to understand how to communicate with Public Work Professionals, and communicate Public Finance realities, needs, and priorities in a manner that helps build the partnership between departments to meet mutual goals. This session will help Public Finance Professionals understand the Public Works Professional perspective and priorities, develop strategies to effectively communicate needs, and create a partnership dynamic with your agencies on how to best work together to define, fund, and deliver a level of service for a jurisdiction.