Presenters: Rebecca McMahon, Director of Legal Services, MMA; Susanne Pilgrim, Staff Attorney, MMA; Kate Dufour, Director of Advocacy & Communications, 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 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 notification must be provided in writing. Cancellations received before 4/19/23 will be assessed a $15 administrative fee for processing. Cancellations received after 4/19/23 will be charged 50% of the course fee. Any cancellation received the day of the event will be charged the full registration fee.Please visit https://memun.org/Training-Resources/Workshops-Training/Cancellations to cancel your registration for an event. If you have any questions, please contact the Educational Services Office at (800) 452-8786 or (207) 623-8428