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.)
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 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 email@example.com.