Elected Officials Workshop Webinar
Sponsored by: Maine Municipal Association
Location: Remote Access – Live Webinar via ZOOM
Presenter(s): Rebecca McMahon, Director of Legal Services, MMA; Susanne Pilgrim, Staff Attorney, MMA; Kate Dufour, Director of Advocacy & Communications, MMA
Cost: MMA Member: $50; Non-Member: $100
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.)
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 webinar. 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.
*Registrants will receive their Zoom registration, including meeting details and the link to access the webinar, no later than 24 hours in advance.
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