Workshops & Training

MMA's Elected Officials Workshop sponsored by the Maine Municipal Association - 9/14/17

Location: Embassy Suites by Hilton, 1050 Westbrook St., Portland, ME
Time: Registration – 4:00-4:30 pm | Program – 4:30-8:30 pm
Cost: MMA Member Municipality/Patron: $55.00 | Non-Member Municipality: $110.00
Instructor(s): Attorneys and staff from the MMA Legal Services and Communication and Educational Services Department

This workshop is a “must” for newly elected and veteran officials-councilors & selectpersonsas 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 authority do we have over the schools?
  • 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). To order, call MMA Publications at (800) 452-8786 to place an order.

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