Advanced Capital Planning and Debt Management

Tue, Nov 8, 2022, 8:30am - 3:30pm

300-400 Level

Okemos Conference Center2187 University Park Dr.Okemos, MI 48864517-381-7300

This one day seminar sponsored by the Michigan Government Finance Officers Association is entitled Advanced Capital Planning and Debt Management.  The seminar is designed for local officials and practitioners in the field of public finance who are involved in the debt administration of their governmental unit.


On or Before
Oct. 28, 2022

Oct. 28, 2022








Registration begins at 8:30am. The program starts at 9:00AM and ends at approximately 3:30pm. Lunch will be served midday.


  1. Introduction
  2. Assembling Your Financing Team
  3. Capital Improvement Plan
  4. Discussion of Financing Alternatives
  5. Issuer Approval
  6. Methods of Sale
  7. Preparing the Preliminary Official Statement
  8. Continuing Disclosure
  9. Preparing for the Bond Sale
  10. Post Sale Issues
  11. Post Closure Issues
  12. Enforcement Actions


  • Robert J. Bendzinski; Bendzinski & Co. Municipal Financial Advisors
  • Thomas D. Colis; Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C
  • Louis C. Orcutt; Huntington Capital Markets


Each seminar qualifies for 6.8 CPE, category Other.


Registration fee includes instructions, refreshments and lunch. Registration is limited, so please register to reserve your spot.


Handouts will be posted on this event page for downloading prior to the course start date.  Handouts will not be provided on site. Please print the handouts before you attend the event.


Class size is sometimes limited. Pre-registration is required so we can notify registrants if unforeseen circumstances require us to cancel or reschedule a course. Please register early. Confirmations of registrations are sent via email. Registering online will make this process easier.  You may also check the status of your registration by clicking on “View Registrations” at Reservations made by mail, fax, or online, unless cancelled, will be considered a commitment to attend. No shows will be billed, since meeting and meal arrangements have to be made for all registrants.


Refunds will be made ONLY if MGFOA is notified by October 28, 2022. If you have registered and find that you cannot attend, you may transfer your registration to another person. Rates may vary based on membership status. Please notify MGFOA of this occurrence.


If you have a disability and need special accommodations or require a special diet, please notify MGFOA by checking the box on the registration form. We cannot accommodate such requests on the day of the program. Because we are not always able to control room temperatures, please wear layers of clothing for your comfort.