September 2018
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MMA Board of Directors
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MMCA regional meeting
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25 Tue, 25th
MSA regional meeting
7:00am
26 Wed, 26th
Mayors’ Association monthly meeting
9:00am
27 Thu, 27th
MMPA Fall Conference
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MMPA Fall Conference
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Tuesday, September 25, 2018 – 7:00am to 10:00am

MSA regional meeting

Housing and economic development will be the topics of a Massachusetts Selectmen’s Association regional meeting on Sept. 25 in Danvers. Agenda 7 a.m. Registration and Networking Breakfast 7:30 a.m. Welcoming Remarks Jim Lovejoy, MSA President, Mount Washington Selectman 7:45 a.m. Keynote: The Future of Housing & Economic Development in your Community Secretary Jay Ash, Massachusetts…

Location: Danversport Yacht Club, 161 Elliott St., Danvers
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 – 9:00am to 1:00pm

Mayors’ Association monthly meeting

Thursday, September 27, 2018 – 8:30am to Friday, September 28, 2018 – 12:15pm

MMPA Fall Conference

The Massachusetts Municipal Personnel Association will hold its second annual Fall Conference at the Cranwell Resort in Lenox on Sept. 27 and 28. The conference will run on Thursday, Sept. 27,  from 8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. with cocktail reception at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7:15 p.m. and Friday, Sept. 28, from 7:45 a.m. to…

Location: Cranwell Spa & Golf Resort, Lenox
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 – 9:30am to 2:30pm

MMA Board of Directors retreat

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

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 – 8:00am to 10:00am

MunEnergy Breakfast Seminar

MunEnergy, the MMA’s energy program for municipalities, will hold 3 breakfast meetings on energy procurement. These informative sessions are designed to help local officials make strategic decisions about their energy choices and usage. Topics will include an overview of the newly signed Act to Advance Clean Energy and its effects on cities and towns, a…

Location: David L. McKinnon Meeting Room, 558 S. Main St., Veterans’ Memorial Town Hall, Raynham
Friday, October 12, 2018 – 8:00am to 10:00am

MMA Legislative Breakfast Meetings

• Framingham – McAuliffe Library, 746 Water St. • Norwell – Sparrell School Administration Building, 322 Main St. Municipal officials and state legislators are invited to these free meetings, which offer an informal opportunity to talk with area legislators, fellow municipal officials and MMA staff about key legislative initiatives and important issues facing communities. The formal…

Friday, October 12, 2018 – 8:00am to 3:00pm

Management Association “boot camp”

The Boot Camp for new or aspiring administrators is a nuts and bolts session. Topics include general municipal management, department head relations, finance and breaking into the business. Boot camp was established primarily for new managers who were seeking help since they had just been appointed in the position. This is a training session for developing…

Location: Sharon Community Center, 219 Massapoag Ave., Sharon
Thursday, October 18, 2018 – 8:00am to 10:00am

MunEnergy Breakfast Seminar

MunEnergy, the MMA’s energy program for municipalities, will hold 3 breakfast meetings on energy procurement. These informative sessions are designed to help local officials make strategic decisions about their energy choices and usage. Topics will include an overview of the newly signed Act to Advance Clean Energy and its effects on cities and towns, a…

Location: Springfield Department of Public Works, Tapley Video Conference Room, 70 Tapley St., Springfield
Thursday, October 18, 2018 – 9:00am to 1:00pm

Management Association monthly meeting

Location: to be announced
Friday, October 19, 2018 – 8:00am to 10:00am

MMA Legislative Breakfast Meetings

• Newburyport – Town Hall Auditorium, 60 Pleasant St. • Westport – Police Station Meeting Room, 56 Hix Bridge Road Municipal officials and state legislators are invited to these free meetings, which offer an informal opportunity to talk with area legislators, fellow municipal officials and MMA staff about key legislative initiatives and important issues facing…

Saturday, October 20, 2018 – 8:30am to 2:30pm

Selectmen’s Association Fall Conference

“Best practices for towns of all sizes” is the theme of the 2018 Massachusetts Selectmen’s Association Fall Conference. In addition to multiple workshops for new and veteran selectmen, the program includes opening remarks from MSA President and Mount Washington Selectman Jim Lovejoy, a keynote address, and a legislative update from MMA Executive Director Geoff Beckwith.…

Location: Devens Common Center, Devens
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 – 9:00am to 1:00pm

Mayors’ Association monthly meeting

Thursday, October 25, 2018 – 8:00am to 10:00am

MunEnergy Breakfast Seminar

MunEnergy, the MMA’s energy program for municipalities, will hold 3 breakfast meetings on energy procurement. These informative sessions are designed to help local officials make strategic decisions about their energy choices and usage. Topics will include an overview of the newly signed Act to Advance Clean Energy and its effects on cities and towns, a…

Location: Council on Aging & Senior Center, Rm 1, 155 Haverhill st., Lawrence
Friday, October 26, 2018 – 8:00am to 10:00am

MMA Legislative Breakfast Meetings

• Stockbridge – Town Hall Meeting Room, 50 Main St. • Sunderland – Sunderland Public Library conference room, 20 School St. Municipal officials and state legislators are invited to these free meetings, which offer an informal opportunity to talk with area legislators, fellow municipal officials and MMA staff about key legislative initiatives and important issues…

Friday, October 26, 2018 – 8:15am to 3:00pm

MMPA Labor Relations Seminar

The Massachusetts Municipal Personnel Association will hold its annual Labor Relations Seminar on Oct. 26 at the Devens Conference Center. In addition to a keynote presentation and a labor law update, the seminar will feature three concurrent workshops, on seven “bulletproof” steps to documentation, taking your negotiation skills to the next level, and behavior interviewing.…

Location: Devens Common Center, Devens
Saturday, November 3, 2018 – 8:15am to 2:30pm

ATFC Annual Meeting

The Association of Town Finance Committees will hold its Annual Meeting on November 3 at Devens Common Center. Housing and Economic Development Secretary Jay Ash is the opening speaker. He’ll be followed by two concurrent sessions of educational workshops focusing on a variety of topics including financial policies, citizen academies, budgeting 101 and social media.…

Location: Devens Common Center, 31 Andrews Parkway, Devens
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 – 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 15, 2018 – 8:00am to Friday, November 16, 2018 – 5:00pm

Management Association Fall conference

Location: University of Massachusetts
Thursday, December 6, 2018 – 9:00am to 1:00pm

Personnel Association holiday meeting

Location: Lake Pearl
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 – 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Mayors’ Association holiday meeting

Thursday, December 13, 2018 – 9:00am to 1:00pm

Management Association holiday meeting

Friday, January 18, 2019 – 8:00am to Saturday, January 19, 2019 – 5:00pm

MMA Annual Meeting and Trade Show

Online pre-registration for the 2019 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.