Monday, October 30, 2023
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of $20 million in grant funding through the Innovative Water Infrastructure Workforce Development Grant Program to address the need for building a pipeline of skilled, diverse water and wastewater utilities workers. Cities, via their public works departments, are eligible recipients of these grants and are encouraged to apply by the November 17th deadline!
Friday, October 20, 2023
Rodent Academy is an educational program that uses active learning to teach best practices for preventing, managing, and monitoring rodent infestations. This program is intended for professionals, including pest management professionals, sanitarians, inspectors, facilities managers, health officials, educators, and others. Pesticide recertification credits will be offered.
This year Rodent Academy is being offered as a 1-day webinar (virtual) or a 2-day, in-person program.
Tuesday, October 10, 2023
The Maine CDC and the Office of Maine State Fire Marshal are sponsoring a webinar, "A Day in the Life of a CEO/LHO" (on Zoom) on Thursday, October 19, 1:00-3:00pm. This webinar is free of charge.
Hear a retired CEO/LHO share practical ins and outs of LHO and CEO work from the time a complaint is received, including information about accessing property, difficult communications, safety considerations, and other tips from the field.
Register for Zoom webinar here
Wednesday, July 12, 2023
In conjunction with Pine Tree Legal Services and Legal Services for the Elderly, the Maine Department of Health and Human Services is hosting a Local Health Officer “Meet Your Resources – Landlord/Tenant Issues” webinar on Wednesday, July 19, 2023 at 1:00 p.m.. For more information and to register for the webinar, please click here.
Tuesday, June 20, 2023
Maine PowerOptions will conduct an “Updated Incentives for Electrifying HVAC Systems” lunch and learn session on Wednesday July 12 at noon.
Rick Meinking from Efficiency Maine will update attendees on Efficiency Maine’s new incentives for businesses and municipalities. For more information and to register, please click here.
Friday, June 2, 2023
The Maine Municipal Association is currently accepting nominations for its Ethel N. Kelley Memorial Award. Does your municipality have a municipal volunteer or employee who has demonstrated the capability and willingness to “Hold the Community Together”, has selfless concern for people, has longevity of conscientious service, and is dedicated to the cause of good local government? MMA is interested in having the opportunity to share in your municipality’s...
Friday, May 26, 2023
You are cordially invited to attend The Missing Link: A Statewide Interconnection Conference on June 22nd at the Hutchinson Center in Belfast. A Climate to Thrive has developed this conference in order to meet the largest challenge facing renewable energy deployment and will define Maine’s ability to reach our climate goals.
Towns, cities, and their taxpayers from across Maine have benefitted from municipally-owned solar projects that offer local clean energy generation,...
Friday, May 5, 2023
How to Start & Fund an Asset Management Program from Scratch
Thursday, May 11
12:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Local governments struggle with maintenance and operations of their assets, while trying to upkeep their infrastructure to the required state of good repair, and comply with various regulations, condition assessments, and reporting requirements. Organizations confront challenges with tactical maintenance management, strategic asset management, strategic planning,...