Developing and Implementing Effective Municipal Capital Improvement Plans

When: April 6-7, 2017

Where: The Madison Concourse Hotel

            One West Dayton Street

            Madison, WI

Course Description:

Learn how to prepare a Capital Improvement Plan that iwll establish a framework for decision-making and anticipate future capital budget needs.

Who Should Attend:

Designed specifically for professionals who operate in the municipal engineering senvironment, this course will benefit:

  • Planners
  • Public works directors
  • City managers
  • Economic development professionals
  • City and county executives and staff


  • David Barber, PE
  • Joseph P. Casey
  • Ralph B. "Rusty" Schroedel Jr., PE, DEE
  • Benjamin J. Jordan

Earn Continuing Education Credit:

By participating in the course, you will earn 12 Professional Development Hours (PDH) or 1.2 Continuing Education Units (CEU).

Course Outline:

Day 1

  • How to Use and Effective Municipal Capital Improvements Plan
  • Getting Started
  • How to Determine Which Projects to Include
  • Understanding the Capital Budget
  • Establishing Effective Financial Policies
  • Choosing the Method of Financing Capital Projects

Day 2

  • Scheduling Capital Projects
  • Selection of Consultants
  • Developing Proper Bidding and Specifications
  • Contract Management
  • Maintaining Public Support and Involvement
  • Panel Discussion


Day 1

  • 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. Registration
  • 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Class

Day 2

  • 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Class

Continental breakfast, morning and afternoon refreshment breaks, and noon lunch will be provided both days.

General Information:

Fee Covers notebook, course materials, break refreshments, lunches, and certificate.

Cancelation If you cannot attend please notify us at least seven days prior to the course start, and we will refund your fee. Cancelations received after that date and no-shows are subject to a $150 administration fee. You may enroll a substitute at any time before the course starts.

Location This course will be held at the Madison Consourse Hotel, Obe West Dayton Street, Madison, WI.


The Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor's Club (rates starting at $130/night)

800-356-8293 or 608-257-6000

Group code: 563575

Room requests after 3/14/2017 will be subject to availability.

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 10:00