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February 18, 2011
The Budget Says What?
Every year, the League’s Capital Conference brings local leaders together to get the latest on what’s happening in the state and federal legislatures that impacts Michigan communities.
In light of the Governor's recent budget announcement, we thought you’d find the following sessions at this year’s Capital Conference, April 5-6 in Lansing, vital to the success and sustainability of your community:
Tax Reform: A Look at Long-Term Budget Fixes
Cost-Saving Reform Legislation
League’s Legislative Team Breaks It Down
Click here for more information on Capital Conference or to register today!
Essential Skills for the Elected Official
If you attended a Newly Elected Officials Training in person or via webinar, you may have heard about a more in-depth training coming your way… This is it! This workshop will cover basic information about the responsibilities of your office, including parliamentary procedure and how to conduct meetings, the Open Meetings Act, Freedom of Information Act, working with the media, and more.
If you are a seasoned elected official, fear not. This class might be just what you need for a basics brush-up or to answer any questions that may have arisen during your years of service. Information is constantly evolving and you don’t want to miss the chance to find out what’s new!
In Today’s Economy, The Best Legal Education to Be Found!
Perhaps the most comprehensive three days of “legal learning” from a preeminent faculty, designed exclusively for local government attorneys in Michigan, will be offered by the Michigan Association of Municipal Attorneys in Lansing. This outstanding workshop has been offered only every three or four years. In addition, it may be counted towards qualifying as a member of the MAMA Academy.
Links to the registration materials are now available on the MAMA website
Preventive Maintenance Treatments for City Streets & County Roads
The Michigan Road Preservation Association (MRPA) plan to expand on the very successful 2010 workshop session, where streets and roads submitted by attendees, were reviewed and recommendations for the best preventive maintenance treatments were presented by an industry panel. Panel members will include city/county engineers and superintendents and preventive maintenance contractors. We will be requesting pictures and details on streets and roads with Paser ratings of 5, 6 or 7 to be submitted in advance.
Topics for this session include:
Registration Details: Registration fee: $65 per person. Pre-registration is available via email and then confirm your registration by mailing a check for the registration fees so that it's received by April 1.
Contact: Jim Murner, MRPA Executive V.P. at 517-347-6833 or firstname.lastname@example.org