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.)
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 https://ebiz.memun.org/PersonifyEbusiness/Store or by calling the MMA Publications department at (800) 452-8786. The manuals may also may be downloaded for free from MMA’s website (www.memun.org), 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 http://www.memun.org/TrainingResources/WorkshopsTraining/Cancellations.aspx 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.