Local Fiscal Management

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Welcome to Local Fiscal Management

The Local Fiscal Management Section (FMS) of the State and Local Government Finance Division is responsible for monitoring the fiscal health of over 1,300 units of local government throughout the state, ranging from school boards to hospital authorities to towns of 20 to counties of 1,000,000+.  Staff reviews required reports and monitors compliance with The Local Government Budget and Fiscal Control Act. Intensive support, on-site visits, and additional resources are provided to local governments at greatest risk of fiscal distress.