Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Paul S. McCulla, County Administrator

December 14, 2006

Staff Lead:


Vivian McGettigan, Finance Director

Finance Department


A Resolution Approving Travel Expenses in Accordance with Travel Policy and Procedures – Finance Director


Topic Description:

Fauquier County's adopted Personnel Policy Section AP-06 (“Travel Policy and Procedures”) requires  Board of Supervisors’ approval where expenses for travel will exceed  $1,000.  Approval is requested for the Finance Director to attend  the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Annual Conference in Anaheim, California, from June 10-13, 2007.  The Finance Director has been  a twelve (12) year member of the CAFR Special Review Committee which meets annually.  The annual meeting is expected to be held on Saturday, June 9, 2006.   As a member of the Special Review Committee, the Finance Director reviews other jurisdictions CAFRs to ensure compliance with the GFOA certification program that has directly benefited the quality and timeliness of Fauquier County’s CAFR.    Attendance of the conference will also allow the Finance Director who is a Certified Public Finance Officer to remain current on changes in areas of financial reporting, budgeting, cash management, debt management and pension management. 

Members of County staff have participated in this conference and training on a regular basis for the past several years.  Funds were appropriated in the Fiscal Year 2007 budget for this purpose.  The cost is estimated to be $1,950. A complete list of conference topics is available in the Finance Department. 


Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Consider adoption of the attached resolution.

Financial Impacts Analysis:

Funds budgeted as part of the FY 2007 budget process.

Identify any other Departments, Organizations or Individuals that would be affected by this request:



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