Location: Black Bear Inn, 4 Godfrey Drive, Orono, ME 04473
Time: Registration: 8:30 am to 9:00 am | Class: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Cost: MTCCA Members: $60 | Non-Members: $80
Instructors: Kim McLaughlin, Clerk, Town of Old Orchard Beach; Merton Brown, Clerk, Town of Kennebunk
This course is designed to familiarize newly elected and appointed municipal clerks with their duties and responsibilities for this very important municipal office. Information will be provided to clerks from both small and large communities. Topics to be reviewed and discussed include: dog licensing, hunting, processing birth, marriage and death certificates, Election procedures such as preparing nomination papers, warrants, handling voter registration, conducting absentee voting and more; preparing meeting minutes and agendas, information on ordinances, conducting public hearings and administrating oaths of office, managing the appointments to the various town boards and committees and state monthly reporting procedures and more.
A question and answer period will follow the session.
Please Note: This workshop covers only the basics of each topic listed above. Full-day workshops are offered throughout the year that go into greater detail of the topic.
This program is an optional course for the Maine Town & City Clerks’ Association Certification Program. Participants must be present for the full day to receive a certificate of completion for the course.