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“MMA For a Day” Town Hall in Farmington April 22nd

“MMA For a Day” Town Hall in Farmington April 22nd

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Posted In: Training & Educational Services

The Maine Municipal Association's "MMA For A Day" Town Hall event brings the staff and services of the Maine Municipal Association right to your doorstep! This is your opportunity to mingle with fellow member municipalities, gain invaluable insights into MMA initiatives and programs, engage directly with our dedicated leaders and staff to address your needs and concerns, and stay up to date on training and professional development opportunities.

Location: Farmington Community Center, 127 Middle Street, Farmington
Time:  2:30pm-7:30pm
Cost:  $0 for MMA Members ONLY

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Event Highlights:

2:30 – 4:30 PM: Connect with MMA Services
Drop in at your convenience to engage with MMA experts from various service departments. Whether you're curious about Legal Services, Advocacy & Communication, Training & Education, Risk Management, Health Trust Services, IT & Cybersecurity, or Personnel & Labor Relations, we've got you covered!

4:00 PM: Light Dinner Available (RSVPs required!—register through Ebiz)
Enjoy a light dinner as you network with peers and MMA staff. RSVP by Wednesday, April 17th, to secure your spot!

4:30 – 5:45 PM: MMA Town Hall Meeting
Get updates on the latest MMA initiatives and programs for 2024, including efforts to develop a more robust training program for newly elected officials and town and city managers; a preview of the results from a membership survey geared toward assessing and improving the way in which MMA provides programs and services to its members; and an update on the ServeStrong program, a web-based platform designed to ensure Maine’s first responders have access to trauma-based training and therapy. Additionally, there will be the chance to share your insights and concerns with MMA leadership and staff—they're here to listen and support you!

6:00 – 7:00 PM: Maine Freedom of Access Act and Right to Know Training
Learn from MMA legal services staff who will facilitate the training, which is required for many municipal officials and employees on a regular basis. Even if not required, many elected officials and employees benefit from this training which provides an overview of the FOAA, including open meeting requirements, why FOAA requests are filed, and how to handle them. Participants will receive a certificate documenting their completion of this training at the conclusion.


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