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Thursday, September 5, 2019 – 10:30am to 3:00pm

Small Town Administrators monthly meeting

Location: Lenox Town Hall
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 – 9:30am to 12:45pm

MMA Board of Directors

Followed by Local Government Advisory Commission meeting, 1-2 p.m., State House Directions MMA office, 1 Winthrop Square, 2nd floor, Boston

Location: MMA Office, Boston
Thursday, September 12, 2019 – 8:00am to Friday, September 13, 2019 – 5:00pm

MMHR Fall Conference

The Massachusetts Municipal Human Resources association will hold its third annual Fall Conference on Sept. 12 and 13 at the Hotel Northampton. Topics will include diversity in the municipal workplace; classification and compensation; electronic on-boarding; records retention; marijuana in Massachusetts; labor laws; and policies that all human resources directors must have. The two-day conference will…

Location: Northampton
Thursday, September 19, 2019 – 9:00am to 1:00pm

Management Association monthly meeting

This meeting will focus on sharpening your human resources and bargaining skills. The agenda includes a session on how to examine the content and true cost of contracts. The format will be a panel discussion featuring Arlington Deputy Town Manager Sandy Pooler, Arlington Human Resources Director Caryn Malloy and Concord Finance Director Kerry LaFleur. Attendees…

Location: Hilton Garden Inn, Devens Common
Saturday, September 21, 2019 – 8:30am to 11:30am

MSA regional meeting

Agenda 8:30 a.m. Registration and Networking Breakfast 9:15 a.m. Welcoming Remarks Jim Lovejoy, MSA President, Mount Washington Selectman 9:30 a.m. Legislative Update John Robertson, MMA Legislative Director 10 a.m. Housing in Massachusetts Explored Chris Klutchman, Housing Choice Program Director, Department of Housing and Community Development 11:30 a.m. Adjournment

Location: Lakeville Police Station, 296 Bedford St.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 – 9:00am to 1:00pm

Mayors’ Association monthly meeting

Friday, September 27, 2019 – 6:30pm to 9:00pm

MMCA regional meeting

Climate resilience for cities will be the topic of this regional meeting. The meeting will include a networking reception, welcoming remarks and an association update from MMCA President and Melrose Alderman Monica Medeiros, and a legislative update from MMA Legislative Director John Robertson. The meeting is free, but registration is required.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 – 9:00am to 3:00pm

Management Association “boot camp”

Location: Sharon Community Center
Saturday, October 5, 2019 – 9:00am to 3:00pm

MSA Western Massachusetts Conference

The Massachusetts Selectmen’s Association is partnering with area groups to host a Western Massachusetts Fall Conference on Saturday, Oct. 5, at UMass Amherst. The event will begin with breakfast and a presentation from the Rural Policy Advisory Commission about its new Rural Plan report. A cabinet-level official from the Baker-Polito administration will deliver the keynote…

Location: UMass Amherst Conference Center
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 – 9:30am to 2:30pm

MMA Board of Directors retreat

Annual long-range planning meeting Directions 529 Chestnut St., Ashland

Location: 529 Chestnut St., Ashland
Monday, October 21, 2019 – 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Management Association ICMA Reception

Join your colleagues at Nashville’s Downtown Sporting Club for a rooftop reception on October 21. This year we are skipping the sit-down dinner and holding a reception from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. so members can network and socialize while playing a game of cornhole or shuffleboard. A variety of appetizers will be served along with…

Location: Downtown Sporting Club, 611 Broadway, Nashville
Saturday, October 26, 2019 – 9:00am to 3:00pm

ATFC Annual Meeting

Location: Bridgewater State University
Friday, November 1, 2019 – 8:15am to 3:00pm

MMHR Labor Relations Seminar

The Massachusetts Municipal Human Resources association will hold its annual Labor Relations Seminar on Nov. 1 at the Devens Conference Center. In addition to a keynote presentation and a labor law update, the seminar will feature three concurrent workshops, on mastering municipal HR, JLMC 101, and the do’s and don’ts of due process and negotiations.…

Location: Devens Common Center
Thursday, November 7, 2019 – 9:00am to 1:00pm

MMMA Women Leading Government

Location: Pine Ridge Country Club, Oxford
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 – 9:30am to 12:45pm

MMA Board of Directors

Followed by Local Government Advisory Commission meeting, 1-2 p.m., State House Directions MMA office, 1 Winthrop Square, 2nd floor, Boston

Location: MMA Office, Boston
Thursday, November 21, 2019 – 8:00am to Friday, November 22, 2019 – 5:00pm

Management Association Fall conference

Location: Beauport Hotel, Gloucester
Thursday, December 5, 2019 – 9:00am to 1:00pm

MMHR holiday meeting

Location: Publick House, Sturbridge
Saturday, December 7, 2019 – 8:00am to 2:00pm

MMCA newly elected councillor training

Location: College of the Holy Cross, Worcester
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 – 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Mayors’ Association holiday meeting

Thursday, December 12, 2019 – 9:00am to 1:00pm

Management Association holiday meeting

Location: to be announced
Friday, January 24, 2020 – 7:30am to Saturday, January 25, 2020 – 5:15pm

MMA Annual Meeting and Trade Show

Online pre-registration for the 2020 MMA Annual Meeting is open! Largest annual gathering of local officials in Massachusetts, featuring workshops, a Trade Show, seminars, business meetings, guest speakers, receptions, award presentations and other activities. For more information please visit the Annual Meeting section of our website.