Workshops & Training


MMA's Elected Officials Workshop sponsored by the Maine Municipal Association - 2/11/19

Location: Maine Municipal Association 60 Community Dr Augusta, ME 04330
Time: Registration: 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. |  Workshop: 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Cost: MMA Member Municipality/Patron: $55 | Non-Member Municipality: $110
Presenters: Attorneys and staff from the MMA Legal Services and Communication and Educational Services Departments

Who Should Attend:
This workshop is a “must” for newly elected and veteran officials-councilors & selectpersons-as well as a wonderful opportunity to learn key points of your new position while networking with officials from around the state. (Qualifies as Maine FOAA Training.)

Course Description:
A perfect opportunity for elected officials to take advantage of the expertise that the Maine Municipal Association has to offer, attain a better understanding of their role as public officials, and stay abreast of ever-changing local government responsibilities and issues.

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • What are our rights and duties as officials?
  • Can we hold multiple offices?
  • Which of our meetings are open to the public?
  • Must we have an agenda and take minutes?
  • What ordinances can we enact?
  • What are our liabilities and immunities?
  • What is a disqualifying conflict of interest?

Workshop Materials:
Participants may find it helpful to bring their Municipal Officers Manual (2016). To order, call MMA Publications at (800) 452-8786 to place an order or visit https://memun.org/About-Us/Do-Business-with-MMA/Order-Publications It may also be printed or downloaded for free from MMA’s website, under the Member Center

 

 


 

 

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