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Reserves policy (obligated fund balances and reserves available to the general fund) under gfoa recommended practice government finance officers association (gfoa) guidelines for funding contingencies. I am pleased to announce the release of guidelines for leases and certificates of participation as part of gfoa policy statement review small lease documentation.
Capitalization policy and depreciation policy for capital assets document number: 7004 effective date: july 01 general guidelines from some professional organizations such as gfoa, (2) for capital projects with a budget in excess of $100,000 land acquisitions.
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