Municipal Administration

Jim Brownlee, former West Fargo city administrator and past president of the North Dakota League of Cities, leads Moore’s municipal administration consulting services. He brings decades of governmental accounting experience to help you manage your city. It’s comforting to know a proven professional is available when it’s time to create a city budget, issue bonds or create special assessment districts, among many other activities.

Accounting Services

  • Properly set up accounting records and record transactions
  • Review legal reporting timelines required by state statutes – budgets, special assessments, accounting reports and others
  • Create an annual city budget and calculate levy requests to the county
  • Review the city’s financial position and recommend improvements

Capital Improvement Projects

  • Properly record capital improvement projects and transactions
  • Issuance of bonds, loans and other debt items, and properly record the transactions*
  • Create special assessment districts, including notification requirements

Other Services

  • Plan new developments, exploring the use of various state programs and other funding options, including Tax Increment Financing (TIF) districts, developer agreements and other options
  • Contracted on-demand support for accounting and other administrative questions

* Does not include municipal adviser services