Workshops & Training

Elected Officials Workshop sponsored by Maine Municipal Association – 8/18/21

Location: Ramada Inn & Conference Center, 352 North St, Saco, ME 04072
Time: Registration: 4:00-4:30 pm / Workshop: 4:30-8:30 pm
Cost:  MMA Members: $65 | Non-Members: $130
Instructors: Attorneys and staff from the MMA Legal Services and Communication and Educational Services Departments

Please note: The Ramada Inn and Conference Center is a private venue and as such, will be requiring that masks be worn at all times while on the property despite the lifting of state restrictions.


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?

Workshop Materials:

Participants may find it helpful to bring their Municipal Officers Manual to the workshop. Manuals are available to purchase online at or by calling the MMA Publications department at (800) 452-8786. Manuals may also be downloaded for free from MMA’s website (, under the Member Center.



Cancellations for In-Person Workshops/Conferences:
Cancellation notification must be given in writing at least 3 business days before the session begins. Any cancellation received within that 3 day window will be charged the full registration fee. All cancellations are subject to a $10 administrative fee for processing. Please go to 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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