Workshops & Training


MMA's Elected Officials Workshop sponsored by the Maine Municipal Association - 4/11/18

Location: Fireside Inn and Suites 81 Riverside Street, Portland ME 04103
Time: Registration – 4:00-4:30 pm / Program – 4:30-8:30 pm
Cost: MMA Member Municipality/Patron: $55 Non-Member Municipality: $110
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?

Workshop Materials:
Participants may find it helpful to bring their Municipal Officers Manual (2016). To order, call MMA Publications at (800) 452-8786 to place an order.
 

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