Workshops & Training

Elected Officials Workshop

Sponsored by: Maine Municipal Association
Date: 6/25/2024
Location: The Northeastland Hotel – 436 Main Street, Presque Isle, ME 04769
Time: Registration: 4:00 pm-4:30 pm / Workshop: 4:30 pm-8:30 pm (light dinner provided)
Presenter(s): Rebecca McMahon, Director of Legal Services, MMA; Susanne Pilgrim, Staff Attorney, MMA; Kate Dufour, Director of Advocacy & Communications, MMA
Cost: MMA Member: $70; Non-Member: $140

Training for: Clerk, Manager, MMA

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 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.

 

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations must be submitted using this Cancellation form to cancel your registration for an event. Cancellations received before 6/18/24 will be assessed a $15 administrative fee for processing. Cancellations received on/after 6/18/24 will be charged 50% of the course fee. Any registrant who does not attend and does not cancel their registration (i.e., no-show) and any cancellation received the day of the event will be charged the full registration fee.

If you have questions, please contact the Educational Services Office at (800) 452-8786 or (207) 623-8428 or training@memun.org.



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