2020 State of Main Street Listening Tour
For Immediate Release
January 13, 2020
Donald McFarland | 651-236-0494
State Auditor Julie Blaha to Hold "State of Main Street Listening Tour" Across Minnesota
Listening tour sessions include panels of local government leaders providing regional realities on statewide financial trends
St. Paul, MN - State Auditor Julie Blaha will begin the "State of Main Street Listening Tour" across Minnesota this week. These 90-minute listening sessions will include a review of statewide financial trends found in the State Auditor's most recent city, county, and township reports. The financial trends to be discussed are revenue, expenditures, reserves, and debt. Following the review, panels comprised of local leaders will be providing the regional realities for the these trends, as well as responding to any questions from audience members. Panelists will include, but are not limited to, mayors, county administrators, township officials, and other local government leaders and financial officers.
"The expertise and perspective that local government leaders bring to the table, along with our data, will help everyone make decisions that lead to strong communities," said Auditor Blaha.
Details of each listening session are listed below:
Thief River Falls
The Office of the State Auditor is the constitutional office that oversees nearly $40 billion in local government finances for Minnesota taxpayers. The Office of the State Auditor helps to ensure financial integrity and accountability in local government financial activities. Julie Blaha is Minnesota’s 19th State Auditor. Follow us on Twitter @MNStateAuditor.