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Upcoming Workshops

MMA's Grant Funding and Writing - 11/19/14

Location: Maine Municipal Association, Augusta Time: Registration - 8:00-8:30 a.m. Program - 8:30-4:00 p.m. Cost: Members: MMA Me...
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MMA's Roles of Elected Officials and Municipal Managers sponsored by Maine Municipal Association - 12/2/14

Location: Maine Municipal Association, Augusta Time: Registration: 4:00-4:30 p.m. Workshop: 4:30-8:30 p.m. Light Meal (break): 6:...
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MMA's Local Planning Boards and Boards of Appeal sponsored by Maine Municipal Association - 12/9/14

Location: Maine Municipal Association, Augusta Time: Registration - 4:00-4:30 p.m. Workshop - 4:30-8:30 p.m. Light Meal - 6:00pm ...
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MMA's Local Planning Boards and Boards of Appeal sponsored by Maine Municipal Association - 12/9/14 (Video Conference)

Location: Northern Maine Development Commission, Caribou (Live Video Conference) Time: Registration - 4:00-4:30 p.m. Workshop - 4...
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MMA's Labor and Employment Law: Managing Municipal Personnel sponsored by Maine Municipal Association - 12/11/14

Location: Maine Municipal Association, Augusta Time: Registration - 8:30-9:00 a.m. Seminar - 9:00-2:30 p.m. Cost: Members: MMA Me...
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MMA's Local Planning Boards and Boards of Appeal sponsored by Maine Municipal Association - 12/9/14 (Video Conference)

Location: Northern Maine Development Commission, Fort Kent (Live Video Conference) Time: Registration - 4:00-4:30 p.m. Workshop -...
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Recent Announcements

10/24/2014 - Wayne’s Peter Ault wins Ethel Kelley Award

Long-time Wayne resident Peter Ault – who has served his community in various positions for more than 49 years – received the Ethel Kelley Memorial Award at Maine Municipal Association’s 78th Annual Convention earlier this month. The Ethel Kelley Award recognizes distinguished community service and is considered MMA’s most prestigious annual award.

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10/22/2014 - Soil Erosion Control Field Day: Overwintering

Water and Wastewater Operators, Superintendents, Public Works Employees, CEOs, LPI’s, Engineers and Contractors - join the Maine Rural Water Association November 12 in Richmond.

A range of topics will be covered including stabilizing soils for winter, erosion and sedimentation control during construction season and how to prepare for the spring.

The informative training will include a mix of classroom instruction as well as hands-on demonstrations at five concurrent field stations.

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10/17/2014 - Stream-Smart Road Crossings

Many organizations in Maine are co-sponsoring training workshops on stream-smart road crossings (Phase II) in October and November. Specifically, the field training workshops will be offered Oct. 23 in Whitefield, Oct. 30 in Saco and Nov. 20 in Bangor. The idea is to build road crossings designed to serve ecological practices well.

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10/14/2014 - 2nd Annual Western Maine Safety Rodeo - Oct. 31, Norway

Join the Maine Rural Water Association for their second annual Western Maine Safety Rodeo October 31 in Norway. The event offers networking and hands on safety training for water & wastewater systems, public works employees & others.

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10/08/2014 - GrowSmart Maine Summit 2014

The organization GrowSmart Maine will hold its annual Summit on Oct. 21 at the Augusta Civic Center. Among the many scheduled speakers who will have municipal appeal is Tamar Kotelchuck, Director, Working Cities Initiatives of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, who will explain an effort in Massachusetts to support leaders who reach across sectors to ensure that smaller cities are places of opportunity and prosperity for residents.

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10/07/2014 - MMA Convention Presentations

It’s the next best thing to being there. Many of the speakers at last week’s Maine Municipal Association Convention (Oct. 1-2, Augusta Civic Center) have offered up their presentations to serve as resources for municipal officials. They’ve now been posted to our website.

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09/25/2014 - Candidates Forum: Waterboro

All 20 of the announced candidates running for the state House of Representatives in the part of York County served by the “12-Town Group” have been invited to participate in a candidates’ forum at the Waterboro Fire Station on Monday, Oct. 13. Municipal, school and county officials from York County, as well as the public, are invited to attend.

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09/25/2014 - Special Event: Police Wives & Families

The Portland Police Department Wives Association will hold a motivational speaking event called “The Police Wife Life” on Nov. 1 at the Fireside Inn & Suites in Portland. Melissa Littles, an author and law enforcement advocate, is the featured speaker.

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09/22/2014 - Promoting MMA’s 2014 Convention

Maine Municipal Association today sent a media advisory encouraging reporters from across Maine to report from the Augusta Civic Center, site of our 2014 Convention on Oct. 1-2. There are many newsworthy sessions planned, including on the topics of: rail safety; Maine’s economic future; legalized marijuana; the federal Affordable Care Act; landfills vs. incineration with solid waste; and, how to build vibrant communities. For members, please note there’s still time to register!

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09/19/2014 - New Ad, Promotions for Question 6

Maine Municipal Association supports the Question 6 “Water Bond” that goes before voters on Nov. 4, and MMA is playing an active role in promoting it. The campaign today released a TV spot and social media promotions supporting the $10 million bond issue.

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Last spring, Maine Municipal Association invited the three leading gubernatorial candidates to meet with our Executive Committee and discuss municipal issues. Independent Eliot Cutler and U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud accepted the invitations, addressing topics such as leadership style, municipal revenue sharing, K-12 education funding and much more.
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