Workshops & Training


Elected Officials Workshop Webinar sponsored by Maine Municipal Association – 5/5/21

Location: Remote Access – Live Webinar via ZOOM
Time:  4:00pm-7:30pm
Cost:  MMA Member: $45; Non-Member: $90
Presenters: Attorneys and staff from the MMA Legal Services and Communication and Educational Services Departments

Who Should Attend:
This workshop is a “must” for newly elected and veteran officials-councilors & selectpersons-as well as a wonderful opportunity to learn key points of your new position while networking with officials from around the state. (Qualifies as Maine FOAA Training.)

Course Description:
A perfect opportunity for elected officials to take advantage of the expertise that the Maine Municipal Association has to offer, attain a better understanding of their role as public officials, and stay abreast of ever-changing local government responsibilities and issues.

Frequently Asked Questions:
• What are our rights and duties as officials?
• Can we hold multiple offices?
• Which of our meetings are open to the public?
• Must we have an agenda and take minutes?
• What ordinances can we enact?
• What are our liabilities and immunities?
• What is a disqualifying conflict of interest?

 

Participants may find it helpful to have their Municipal Officers Manual available for reference during the webinar. The manual is available to purchase online at https://ebiz.memun.org/PersonifyEbusiness/Store or by calling the MMA Publications department at (800) 452-8786. Manuals may also may be downloaded for free from MMA’s website (www.memun.org), under the Member Center.

 

 

*Registrants will receive their Zoom registration, including meeting details and the link to access the webinar, no later than 24 hours in advance.

 

 

Cancellations for MMA Zoom Webinars:
Cancellation notification must be provided in writing at least 3 business days before the session begins in order to avoid a financial penalty. Cancellations received within that 3 day window will be charged a $15 cancellation fee. Please visit http://www.memun.org/TrainingResources/WorkshopsTraining/Cancellations.aspx or email wsreg@memun.org to cancel. If you have any questions please contact the Educational Services Office at (800) 452-8786 or (207) 623-8428.

 




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