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MAAO's 2015 Fall Conference sponsored by Maine Association of Assessing Officers - 9/2/15-9/4/15

Location: Sebasco Harbor Resort, Sebasco Estates, ME
Time: Registration - Wednesday 7:30 a.m. | Welcoming Remarks - 8:30 a.m. | Sessions begin 9:30 a.m.
Cost: Members, full conference (pre-register before 8/21/15): $199/person | Non-Members: $229/person
See brochure for costs for one day attendance, half day attendance, registering after 8/21/15
Speakers: Mike Johnson; Robert J. Crawford, Esq., shareholder at Bernstein Shur; N. Joel Moser, Esq., M.P.A., member of Bernstein Shur’s Municipal and Regulatory Practice Group; Shana Cook Mueller, Esq., M.P.A., shareholder at Bernstein Shur; David Ledew, Director of the Property Tax Division for Maine Revenue Services; Geoff Herman, Director of State and Federal Relations, Maine Municipal Association
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MTCCA's 20th Networking Day and Annual Business Meeting - 9/10/15

Location: T and B's Celebration Center - Waterville, Maine
Time: Registration: 8:00-8:30 am | Meeting: 8:30-4:30 pm
Cost: MTCCA Members: $55.00 per person | Non-Members: $75.00 per person
Instructor(s): Various (see brochure)

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MTCCA's Voter Registration Workshop sponsored by Maine Town and City Clerks' Association - 9/15/15

Location: T and B's Celebration Center, Waterville
Time: Registration - 8:30-9:00 am | Workshop - 9:00-4:00 pm
Cost: MTCCA Members: $55.00 | Non-Members: $75.00
Instructor(s): Patti Dubois, City Clerk, Waterville; Julie Flynn, Deputy Secretary of State, Maine Secretary of State’s Office

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MTCCA's State Elections Title 21A Workshop sponsored by Maine Town and City Clerks' Association - 9/16/15

Location: T and B's Celebration Center, Waterville
Time: Registration - 8:30-9:00 am | Workshop - 9:00-4:00 pm
Cost: MTCCA Members: $55.00 | Non-Members: $75.00
Instructor(s): Kim McLaughlin, Town Clerk, Old Orchard Beach; Julie Flynn, Deputy Secretary of State, Maine Secretary of State’s Office

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MEWEA's Fall Convention - sponsored by the Maine Water Environment Association - September 16-18, 2015

Location: Sunday River, Newry
Instructor(s): See brochure
Cost: See brochure

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MWDA's GA Basics sponsored by the Maine Welfare Directors Association - 9/18/15

Location: Auburn Public Library – Auburn
Time: Registration: 8:15-9:00 am | Class: 9:00-3:00 pm
Cost: MWDA Member: $40.00 | Non-Member: $65.00
Instructor(s): Ian Miller, DHHS Program Manager

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MBOIA Membership Training/Meeting - 9/24/15

Location: Spring Meadows Country Club, Gray
Time: 9am-End
Cost: MBOIA Members:Pre-Registration Fee: $20.00 member; Door Registration Fee: $30.00 per person (After Sept. 14th); Non-Members: Pre-Registration Fee: $30.00 per person, Door Registration Fee: $50.00 per person (After Sept. 14th)
Instructor(s): Matt Dyer, Pine Tree Legal

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MMA's Managing Freedom of Access Requests sponsored by Maine Municipal Association - 10/20/15

Location: Saco City Hall Auditorium – Saco
Time: Registration: 1:30-2:00 pm | Workshop: 2:00-4:30 pm
Cost: MMA Member Municipality/Patron: $35.00 | Non-Member Municipality: $70.00
Instructor(s): Amanda Meader, Staff Attorney, Legal Services, MMA; Nathan Poore, Town Manager, Falmouth; Eric Conrad, Dir. of Communication & Ed. Services, MMA

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MMA's Grant Funding and Writing sponsored by Maine Municipal Association - 10/22/15

Location: Spectacular Event Center, Bangor
Time: Registration: 8:00 am – 8:30 am | Workshop: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Cost: MMA Member Municipality/Patron: $75.00 | Non-Member Municipality: $150.00
Instructor(s): Robert Nadeau, USDA Rural Development; Tammy Knight, Office of Community Development, State of Maine; Chris Shrum, Shrum Associates
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MMA's Local Planning Boards and Boards of Appeal sponsored by Maine Municipal Association - 10/29/15

Location: Best Western Merry Manor – South Portland
Time: Registration: 4:00 pm-4:30 pm | Workshop: 4:30 pm-8:30 pm
Cost: MMA Member Municipality/Patron: $55.00 | Non-Member Municipality: $110.00
Instructor(s): Attorneys from the MMA Legal Services Department

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MMTCTA's Municipal Law for Tax Collectors and Treasurers presented by the Maine Municipal Tax Collectors' and Treasurers' Association - 11/5/15

Location: Black Bear Inn, 4 Godfrey Drive, Orono
Time: Registration – 8:30-9:00 am / Workshop – 9:00-4:00 pm
Cost: $50.00 – MMTCTA Members | $60.00 – Non-Members
Instructor(s): Rebecca Warren Seel, Esq., and Susanne Pilgrim, Esq., with the Legal Services Department of Maine Municipal Association
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MMA's Fair Labor Standards Act For Public Employers sponsored by Maine Municipal Association - 11/9/15

Location: Maine Municipal Association, Augusta
Time: Registration: 8:30 am – 9:00 am | Workshop: 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Cost: MMA Member Municipality/Patron: $85.00 | Non-Member Municipality: $170.00
Instructor(s): Attorneys from Bernstein Shur

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MMTCTA's Municipal Law for Tax Collectors and Treasurers presented by the Maine Municipal Tax Collectors' and Treasurers' Association - 11/12/15

Location: Maine Municipal Association, 60 Community Drive, Augusta, Maine
Time: Registration – 8:30-9:00 am / Workshop – 9:00-4:00 pm
Cost: $50.00 – MMTCTA Members | $60.00 – Non-Members
Instructor(s): Rebecca Warren Seel, Esq., and Susanne Pilgrim, Esq., with the Legal Services Department of Maine Municipal Association
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MMA's Social Media Dos and Don'ts sponsored by Maine Municipal Association - 11/17/15

Location: Maine Municipal Association, Augusta
Time: Registration: 1:30 – 2:00 pm | Workshop: 2:00 – 4:30 pm
Cost: MMA Member Municipality/Patron: $35.00 | Non-Member Municipality: $70.00
Instructor(s): Eric Conrad, Director, Communication and Educational Services, MMA; Amanda Meader, Staff Attorney, MMA; Detective Dorothy Small, City of Ellsworth Police Department
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MMA's Social Media Dos and Don'ts sponsored by Maine Municipal Association (Live Video Conference) - 11/17/15

Location: Northern Maine Development Commission, 11 West Presque Isle Rd., Caribou
Time: Registration: 1:30 – 2:00 pm | Workshop: 2:00 – 4:30 pm
Cost: MMA Member Municipality/Patron: $35.00 | Non-Member Municipality: $70.00
Instructor(s): Eric Conrad, Director, Communication and Educational Services, MMA; Amanda Meader, Staff Attorney, MMA; Detective Dorothy Small, City of Ellsworth Police Department
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MMA's Roles of Elected Officials and Municipal Managers sponsored by Maine Municipal Association - 12/8/15

Location: Spring Meadows Golf Club and Banquet Center, Gray
Time: Registration: 4:00 pm-4:30 pm | Workshop: 4:30 pm-8:30 pm
Cost: MMA Member Municipality/Patron: $55.00 | Non-Member Municipality: $110.00
Instructor(s): Pam Plumb, Co-Founder of GreatMeetings! Inc.; Don Gerrish, Eaton Peabody Consulting Group; David Barrett, Director of Personnel and Labor Relations, MMA

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Cancellations:
Some cancellations are subject to a $10 administrative fee for processing. Please see the specific brochure to find out if this applies to your workshop. Refunds are not given for cancellations made within 72 hours of a workshop unless the workshop is cancelled or postponed by MMA.

Storm Policy:
If there is inclement weather, a decision to postpone will be made by 5:00 pm the day prior to the event. MMA encourages attendees to check the MMA website or call the training hotline at 207-624-0117 before traveling to ensure that the event schedule has not changed.

ADA Compliance:
It is our practice to conduct workshops only in ADA compliant facilities. Please notify us in advance if you have additional physical or dietary needs, so that we can assure your comfort and full participation.

Dietary Requirements:
We do our best to plan meals according to general dietary guidelines. If you have a specific dietary restriction, please call our office at least 5 business days prior to the start of the event. Please note that we are not able to accommodate onsite requests, as catering planning happens in advance of the event.

Smoke Free
Effective Sept. 1, 2015, in accordance with the provisions of the Workplace Smoking Act of 1985, smoking is prohibited anywhere within the MMA building or on MMA property. MMA maintains a smoke free campus and only hosts at smoke-free facilities.

Fragrance Free
MMA recognizes the potential hazards caused by exposure to scented products and cleaning chemicals. We ask that event participants refrain from using products that contain strong fragrances so that we can maintain a safe and healthy learning environment for all.

Disclaimer:
Educational courses and materials offered by the Maine Municipal Association, including but not limited to its partners, affiliates, vendors, sponsors, instructors and/or staff are provided for general informational and educational purposes only. None of the educational activities and supplementary documentation is provided as specific legal advice. Accessing information does not create an attorney-client relationship. Participants should not act upon any information without seeking legal counsel. Electronic or hard copy links or references are not intended as referrals or endorsements of the identified entities.

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