Location: Lee Pellon Center, 90 Main St, Machias, ME 04654
Time: Registration: 4:00-4:30 pm / Workshop: 4:30-8:30 pm
Cost: MMA Members: $65 | Non-Members: $130
Instructors: 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.)
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?
Participants may find it helpful to bring their Municipal Officers Manual (2016). If you do not have a copy, please contact the MMA Publications department at (800) 452-8786. This manual is also available to purchase here: https://ebiz.memun.org/PersonifyEbusiness/Store/Product-Details/productId/1032. It may also be downloaded for free from MMA’s website, www.memun.org, under the Member Center.
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