12/11/2013 - MMA Offices Closing Friday Afternoon at 12pm
The offices of Maine Municipal Association will close for the afternoon of Friday, December 13, as staff will attend a Holiday Luncheon. Read More..
12/09/2013 - Regional Real Estate Forecasts
The Maine Real Estate & Development Association will host its Annual Real Estate Forecast Conference on Thursday, Jan. 23 in Portland. The conference will include regional economic forecasts for Greater Bangor, southern and central Maine. This will be the largest gathering of commercial real estate professionals in Maine next year. Read More..
12/06/2013 - Land Use Permitting and Payment
MMA’s Michael L. Stultz, a staff attorney with our Legal Services Department, recently wrote a valuable summation of a Florida court case that has important implications for municipal land use, permitting and payments. Read More..
12/02/2013 - Emergency Preparedness
The sixth Annual Maine Partners for Emergency Preparedness Conference will be held on April 22-23 at the Augusta Civic Center. The event is hosted by the Maine Emergency Management Agency, Maine Emergency Response Commission and Maine Association for Local Emergency Managers. The groups are asking for suggestions about topics and speakers. Read More..
11/20/2013 - People Power
The Maine Town, City & County Management Association, along with the New Hampshire Municipal Management Association, will hold a day-long seminar in Saco on Dec 6 touching on various aspects of human resources management, including: public-sector collective bargaining; handling employee terminations; and, employee evaluations. Read More..
11/13/2013 - Solar Workshop: Code Officials
Kennebec Valley Community College, along with the International Association of Electrical Inspectors and U.S. Department of Energy, will hold a Solar PV Workshop for Code Officials on Jan. 21, 2014 at the KVCC campus. The cost is $50 per attendee. Read More..
11/06/2013 - Concealed Weapons Permit Training
The Maine Attorney General’s Office and Maine Chiefs of Police Association will hold training in January 2014 for officials responsible for issuing concealed handgun permits. The workshops will be held in Cape Elizabeth on Jan. 16 and Hampden on Jan. 30. Read More..
11/04/2013 - Retroactive Stormwater Permitting
Sharon G. Newman, an attorney at Preti Flaherty, has posted an update on federal Storm Water regulations. Petitions have been filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regarding storm water runoff and the results could affect municipalities in Maine. Read More..
10/29/2013 - Local Solutions: Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference
Antioch University New England and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a regional conference on Northeast Climate Change May 19-21, 2014 in Manchester, N.H. The conference will offer practical approaches to help local planners create resilient communities. Read More..
10/24/2013 - Appleton’s Donald Burke Wins Prestigious Award
Donald H. Burke, long-time Chair of Selectman in the Town of Appleton, won Maine Municipal Association’s Ethel Kelley Memorial Award, which recognizes distinguished public service. Burke received his award at the MMA Convention earlier this month. Read More..