Workshops & Training


Elected Officials Workshop sponsored by Maine Municipal Association - 9/21/22

Location: Black Bear Inn and Conference Center, 4 Godfrey Drive, Orono, ME 04473
Time:  Registration: 4:00-4:30pm / Workshop: 4:30-8:30pm
Cost:  MMA Member: $65; Non-Member: $130
Presenters: Susanne Pilgrim, Director, MMA Legal Services Department; Kate Dufour, Director, MMA Advocacy & Communications Department

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?

 

Participants may find it helpful to have their Municipal Officers Manual available for reference during the workshop. The manuals are available to purchase online at https://ebiz.memun.org/PersonifyEbusiness/Store or by calling the MMA Publications department at (800) 452-8786. The manuals may also may be downloaded for free from MMA’s website (www.memun.org), under the Member Center.


Cancellation Policy:

Cancellation notification must be provided in writing. Cancellations received before Friday, Sept 16  will be assessed a $10 administrative fee for processing. Any cancellation received after 9/16 at 9am will be charged the full registration fee. Please complete this form to cancel your registration: http://www.memun.org/TrainingResources/WorkshopsTraining/Cancellations.aspx. If you have questions, please contact the Educational Services Office at (800) 452-8786 or (207) 623-8428 or training@memun.org.




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