Workshops & Training

Elected Officials Workshop sponsored by Maine Municipal Association – 6/29/22

Location: The Northeastland Hotel, 436 Main Street, Presque Isle, ME 04769
Time:  Registration: 4:00-4:30pm / Workshop: 4:30-8:30pm
Cost:  MMA Member: $65; Non-Member: $130
Presenters: Attorneys from the MMA Legal Services Department

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 workshop. The manuals are available to purchase online at or by calling the MMA Publications department at (800) 452-8786. The manuals may also may 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. Cancellations received within that 3 day window may 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. You can also email us at:


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