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Contact:

Matt Bach
Director of Media Relations
Michigan Municipal League
(734) 669-6317
mbach@mml.org; www.mml.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 19, 2015

You Won! Now What?

Training for Newly Elected Officials in Lansing on Dec. 9

LANSING, Michigan – The elections are over and now the real work begins.

To hit the ground running, the Michigan Municipal League is having a “You Won! Now What?” training in Lansing December 9 for newly elected and seasoned officials.

The session, from 6-9 p.m. (check-in starts at 5:30 p.m.) December 9 at the League’s Lansing office, 208 N. Capitol Ave., will cover core topics that will help educate first-time elected, as well as experienced officials, on the basic functions they will need to know in their roles as public leaders.

The Lansing event is part of a series of Newly Elected Officials trainings the League is having throughout the state. Other past and upcoming trainings are in Ferrysburg, Wayne, Grayling, Southfield, Birch Run, and Ann Arbor.

Topics covered at the trainings are an overview of basic local government, the Freedom of Information Act, council roles and responsibilities, business meeting basics, government finance, an overview of the Open Meetings Act, and a panel discussion on “what I’ve learned as an elected official” from experienced area elected leaders.

The cost is $90 for League members and $145 for League nonmember government officials. Go here for details.

For more information contact the League’s Matt Bach at mbach@mml.org or (734) 669-6317.

About Michigan Municipal League:
Michigan Municipal League is dedicated to making Michigan’s communities better by thoughtfully innovating programs, energetically connecting ideas and people, actively serving members with resources and services, and passionately inspiring positive change for Michigan’s greatest centers of potential: its communities. The League advocates on behalf of its member communities in Lansing, Washington, D.C., and the courts; provides educational opportunities for elected and appointed municipal officials; and assists municipal leaders in administering services to their communities through League programs and services. Learn more at mml.org.

 

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