Workshops & Training

MMA For A Day Town Hall

Sponsored by: Maine Municipal Association
Date: 4/22/2024
Location: Farmington Community Center, 127 Middle Street, Farmington
Time: 2:30pm-7:30pm
Presenter(s): Representatives from MMA Departments, including Legal, Training & Education, Risk Management, Health Trust, IT & Cybersecurity, Personnel & Labor Relations.
Cost: $0 for MMA Members ONLY

Training for: Animal Control, Assessor, Clerk, Code Enforcement, Finance, General Assistance, Human Resources, Librarian, Manager, Parks & Recreation, Planning, Public Safety, Public Works, Tax Collector & Treasurer, MMA

Presenters: Representatives from MMA Departments, including Legal, Training & Education, Risk Management, Health Trust, IT & Cybersecurity, Personnel & Labor Relations.

 

Who Should Attend:
ALL member employees and elected officials are warmly invited to attend this complimentary event!

Course Description:

What's in store? Our "MMA For A Day" event brings the staff and services of the Maine Municipal Association right to your doorstep! This is your opportunity to mingle with fellow member municipalities, gain invaluable insights into MMA initiatives and programs, engage directly with our dedicated leaders and staff to address your needs and concerns, and stay up to date on training and professional development!

Event Highlights:

2:30 – 4:30 PM: Connect with MMA Services

Drop in at your convenience to engage with MMA experts from various service departments. Whether you're curious about Legal Services, Advocacy & Communication, Training & Education, Risk Management, Health Trust Services, IT & Cybersecurity, or Personnel & Labor Relations, we've got you covered!

4:00 PM: Light Dinner Available (RSVPs required!—register through Ebiz)

Enjoy a light dinner as you network with peers and MMA staff. RSVP by Wednesday, April 17th, to secure your spot!

4:30 – 5:45 PM: MMA Town Hall Meeting

Get updates on the latest MMA initiatives and programs for 2024, including efforts to develop a more robust training program for newly elected officials and town and city managers; a preview of the results from a membership survey geared toward assessing and improving the way in which MMA provides programs and services to its members; and an update on the ServeStrong program, a web-based platform designed to ensure Maine’s first responders have access to trauma-based training and therapy. Additionally, there will be the chance to share your insights and concerns with MMA leadership and staff—they're here to listen and support you!

6:00 – 7:00 PM: Maine Freedom of Access Act and Right to Know Training

Learn from MMA legal services staff who will facilitate the training, which is required for many municipal officials and employees on a regular basis. Even if not required, many elected officials and employees benefit from this training which provides an overview of the FOAA, including open meeting requirements, why FOAA requests are filed, and how to handle them. Participants will receive a certificate documenting their completion of this training at the conclusion. For a full description of who is required to complete this training and when, please review this FAQ on the State of Maine website: https://www.maine.gov/foaa/faq/index.shtml

Registration Details:
Registration is appreciated for all attendees, and is required by Wednesday, April 17th, if you plan to join us for dinner. Secure your spot now via EBusiness to ensure we cater to your needs effectively!

Don't miss this unique opportunity to connect, learn, and grow with MMA! We look forward to seeing you there!

Cancellation Policy:
For our planning, a cancellation notification is appreciated if you find you cannot join us. Use this form to submit your cancellation—there will be no fee for this event only.  Cancellation form 

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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