Workshops & Training


MMA's Elected Officials Workshop sponsored by the Maine Municipal Association - 5/24/17

Location: Margaret Chase Smith Library, 56 Norridgewock Ave, Skowhegan, 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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Upcoming Events:

MCAPWA's Supervisory Leadership in Public Works sponsored by the Maine Chapter American Public Works Association - 5 days - 4/11/17 - 4/12/17 and 5/15/17 - 5/17/17 - Registration is closed – workshop is at capacity

Location: City Center Plaza, 16 Cony Street, Augusta Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm (all days) Cost: $395....
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MWDA's 2017 Spring Training Seminar sponsored by the Maine Welfare Directors Association - 5/1/17 and 5/2/17

Location: Hilton Garden Inn, 5 Park Street, Freeport Time: Registration – 8:00 | Seminar – 8:30-4:0...
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MLGHRA's Advanced Skills for Effective Meetings Workshop sponsored by the Maine Local Government Human Resources Association - 5/2/17

Location: Brunswick Town Hall, 85 Union Street, Brunswick Time: Registration: 8:30 - 9:00 am | Clas...
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MTCCA's Licensing Workshop sponsored by the Maine Town and City Clerks’ Association - 5/2/17

Location: Maine Municipal Association, 60 Community Drive, Augusta Time: Registration: 8:30 - 9:00 ...
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MLGHRA's Advanced Skills for Effective Meetings Workshop sponsored by the Maine Local Government Human Resources Association - 5/4/17

Location: Kaplan University, 265 Western Avenue, South Portland Time: Registration: 8:30 - 9:00 am ...
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