Friday, March 22, 2019 – 8:00am to 10:00am

MMA Legislative Breakfast Meetings – Andover and Mansfield

Twice a year, the MMA hosts a series of meetings in communities across the state to give local leaders, legislators and MMA staff the opportunity to network, exchange information and discuss issues of importance in state and local government in an informal setting. The 2019-2020 legislative session has begun, and the MMA is busy keeping…

Thursday, March 21, 2019 – 9:00am to 1:00pm

Management Association monthly meeting

The March 21 monthly meeting of the MMMA will focus on improving town finances and working effectively with financial advisors. “Show me the Money: Maximizing the Return on your Financial Strategy and Structure” will feature Division of Local Services Technical Services Bureau Director, Zack Blake, Senior Vice President of Davenport & Company, Joe Mason, and…

Location: Cyprian Keyes, 284 E Temple St., Boylston
Thursday, March 14, 2019 – 3:00pm to 4:30pm

MMA-Suffolk Certificate information session

The MMA and Suffolk University will hold information sessions in March about the 2019-2020 Certificate in Local Government Leadership and Management, to be held in Littleton and Barnstable. Prospective students are encouraged to attend a session to learn more about the program, meet Suffolk University instructors, and hear from alumni. No registration is required. The…

Location: Littleton Police Station, 500 Great Road, Littleton
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 – 5:30pm to 8:30pm

MMCA President’s Dinner

The Massachusetts Municipal Councillors’ Association will hold a President’s Dinner on March 13 at Ken’s Steakhouse in Framingham. The event, to be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., is open to all council members. Council presidents from across the state will also be honored. The group will be welcomed by Dennis Giombetti, council president for…

Location: Ken’s Steak House, Framingham
Thursday, March 7, 2019 – 8:30am to 2:00pm

Personnel Association monthly meeting

The panel presentation is CORI/SORI: Protecting Yourself and Your Community in the Hiring Process. The Criminal Offender Record Information request form (CORI) and the Sex Offender Registry Information request form (SORI) are critical in the hiring process. With the ever changing Massachusetts laws regarding how to use the information from these forms, specifically with seasonal…

Location: Granite Links Golf Club, Quincy
Thursday, February 28, 2019 – 11:00am to 1:00pm

MSA regional meeting

Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Martin Suuberg will be the keynote speaker at the Massachusetts Selectmen’s Association’s first regional meeting of the year, which will focus on recycling and sustainability. All selectmen are invited to the lunch meeting. The meeting is an opportunity for those who live and work near Boston to discuss issues facing…

Location: MMA office, Boston
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 – 9:00am to 1:00pm

Mayors’ Association monthly meeting

Thursday, February 14, 2019 – 9:00am to 12:00pm

MMMA Women Leading Government

This “Galentine’s Day” event will feature a discussion based on Mel Robbins book “The 5 Second Rule” and dedicated networking time. The workshop will offer guidance on collective bargaining, employee contracts, performance reviews, salary and benefits for you and your staff and managing complex relationships. The meeting is free but registration is required. Coffee and…

Location: Norton Public Library, 68 East Main St.
Tuesday, February 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
Friday, January 18, 2019 – 7:30am to Saturday, January 19, 2019 – 5:15pm

MMA Annual Meeting and Trade Show

Online pre-registration for the 2019 MMA Annual Meeting is closed. Attendees will be able to register on-site.  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.

Thursday, December 13, 2018 – 8:45am to 1:00pm

Management Association holiday meeting

Get a head start on your 2019 resolutions with an interactive program that will up your public speaking game! Whether you’re a new manager who wants to learn a few new tricks or new in your position and to public speaking, there will be some take-aways for everyone. You will also have lots of opportunity…

Location: The Barn at Wight Farm, Sturbridge
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 – 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Mayors’ Association holiday meeting

Thursday, December 6, 2018 – 9:30am to 1:00pm

Personnel Association holiday meeting

The Massachusetts Municipal Personnel Association will host a panel presentation on federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations and best practices for compliance at its meeting on Dec. 6 in Wrentham. A state law taking effect on Feb. 1, 2019, will apply standards set in the Occupational Safety and Health Act to all state and…

Location: Lake Pearl, 299 Creek St., Wrentham
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 – 4:00pm to 7:00pm

ATFC holiday meeting

Location: Tomasso Trattoria & Enoteca, Southborough
Thursday, November 15, 2018 – 2:00pm to 3:00pm

MIIA Webinar: ‘The Opioid Crisis: What Managers Need To Know’

The opioid epidemic is being increasingly felt in today’s workplace. An estimated three out of four people with an addiction are employed, a fact that affects productivity, morale and health care costs. To help address this challenge, MIIA’s employee assistance program, offered through AllOne Health, is holding a webinar, “The Opioid Crisis: What Managers Need To…

Thursday, November 15, 2018 – 8:00am to Friday, November 16, 2018 – 5:00pm

Management Association Fall conference

Developing Successful Orientations and Retreats Does working with new selectboard/council members overwhelm you? This full day workshop on Thursday, Nov. 15 will focus on the manager’s role in developing and delivering successful orientations for elected officials, and in holding retreats for boards of selectmen, councils, and citizen groups. Participants will work in small teams to…

Location: UMass Amherst
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 – 3:00pm to 6:30pm

MMMA Women Leading Government

The Massachusetts Municipal Management Association will hold a Women Leading Government event on Nov. 14 in Amherst. Featured speakers Amy Martin, director of the Weissman Center for Leadership at Mount Holyoke College, and Al Roberts, director of the University of Massachusetts School of Public Policy, will discuss the challenges women face as they choose a…

Location: Old Chapel at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 – 10:30am to 2:30pm

ELGLInspire: University of Massachusetts at Amherst

The MMMA has partnered with ELGL (Engaging Local Government Leaders) for this unique program that inspires undergraduate students to pursue local government careers. The day features a “Quickfire” panel that includes 14 speakers from different areas of local government (e.g., police, fire, finance, public health, and economic development). These local leaders will give a quick…

Location: Campus Center, Room 168 (Lower Level), 1 Campus Center Way, UMass Amherst
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 8, 2018 – 9:00am to 6:00pm

MMMA Small Town Administrators meeting

The Small Town Administrators of Massachusetts will discuss budgeting, succession planning, consultant outsourcing, and state opt-in and opt-out laws on Nov. 8 in Carlisle. Zack Blake, chief of the Division of Local Services’ Technical Assistance Bureau, will lead a morning session on budget modeling and forecasting. After lunch, DLS Senior Deputy Commissioner Sean Cronin will…

Location: Town Hall, 66 Westford St., Carlisle
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