Wednesday, January 25, 2023 – 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Municipal Finance Management: Resources and Tools Webinar

Online registration is now open for “Municipal Finance Management: Resources and Tools,” a free webinar being co-hosted by the MMA and the Division of Local Services on Jan. 25. The webinar will help appointed and elected municipal officials discover, navigate and use the tools available via the DLS’s robust Municipal Finance Training and Resource Center,…

Friday, January 20, 2023 – 7:30am to Saturday, January 21, 2023 – 4:00pm

MMA Annual Meeting and Trade Show

Online pre-registration for the 2023 MMA Annual Meeting is now 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.

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 – 12:00pm to 1:15pm

First Amendment Audits Webinar

Online registration is open for a free webinar on Jan. 10 on First Amendment audit protocols, given that municipalities are increasingly subjected to “auditors” who record interactions with public officials and post them online. Lauren Goldberg, managing attorney at KP Law, will give an overview of First Amendment audits and how to prepare for one.…

Thursday, December 15, 2022 – 9:00am to 1:00pm

Management Association holiday meeting

The Massachusetts Municipal Management Association will hold its Holiday Meeting on Dec. 15, from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Devens Conference Center in Devens. Attorney John Clifford will provide a manager contract review and update, citing recent developments. Clifford will also address recent Joint Labor Management Committee outcomes. The meeting will include a…

Location: Devens Common Center, Devens
Monday, December 12, 2022 – 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Webinar

The MMA will host a free webinar on Dec. 12 to provide an overview of the electric vehicle landscape, including federal and state legislation related to EV adoption and municipal opportunities administered by the Commonwealth. Online registration is now open for “Electric Vehicle Policy Landscape and Municipal Opportunities,” which will be the third and final…

Thursday, December 8, 2022 – 9:00am to 1:00pm

Massachusetts Municipal Human Resources holiday meeting

Massachusetts Municipal Human Resources will hold its annual holiday meeting on Thursday, Dec. 8, in Salem. During the meeting, KP Law managing attorney Lauren Goldberg will provide “First Amendment audit” training. In recent years, municipalities across the country have been increasingly subjected to First Amendment audits, where self-described “auditors” record interactions with public officials in…

Location: Hawthorne Hotel, Salem
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 – 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Mayors’ Association holiday meeting

Although we will no longer be checking vaccination status, the MMA is advising that all attendees stay up to date with the latest COVID vaccines for which they are eligible. In order to keep our meetings as safe as possible, we highly recommend all attendees take an at-home rapid antigen test prior to attending. You…

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 – 12:00pm to 1:15pm

Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Webinar

Registration is open for an MMA webinar on the Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certification process, which is required for all Massachusetts police officers. The featured speakers will be Pittsfield Police Chief Michael Wynn, also a POST commissioner, and Enrique Zuniga, Executive Director of the POST Commission.

Thursday, December 1, 2022 – 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Association of Town Finance Committees board meeting and dinner

Although we will no longer be checking vaccination status, the MMA is advising that all attendees stay up to date with the latest COVID vaccines for which they are eligible. In order to keep our meetings as safe as possible, we highly recommend all attendees take an at-home rapid antigen test prior to attending. You…

Location: Bella Costa, Framingham
Thursday, December 1, 2022 – 12:00pm to 1:15pm

Massachusetts Municipal Councillors’ Association webinar

Join a free webinar, designed specifically for city and town councillors, on developing best budgeting practices, including trend monitoring, capital budgeting, and transparency in budgeting. The featured speaker will be Northborough Town Administrator John Coderre, who has over 25 years of municipal management experience. He teaches in the MMA-Suffolk Finance Leadership Certificate Program and is…

Thursday, November 17, 2022 – 9:00am to Friday, November 18, 2022 – 1:00pm

Management Association Fall Conference

Although we will no longer be checking vaccination status, the MMA is advising that all attendees stay up to date with the latest COVID vaccines for which they are eligible. In order to keep our meetings as safe as possible, we highly recommend all attendees take an at-home rapid antigen test prior to attending. You…

Location: UMass Amherst
Wednesday, November 16, 2022 – 12:00pm to 1:00pm

MSA webinar

Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy will be the featured speaker at a Massachusetts Select Board Association webinar on Nov. 16 focused on funding sources for affordable housing initiatives. Kennealy will discuss municipal affordable housing initiatives, with a focus on the funding sources that are available to support local projects. There will be time…

Tuesday, November 15, 2022 – 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Broadband and Digital Equity Investments Webinar

Wednesday, November 9, 2022 – 9:30am to 12:30pm

MMA Human Services Council Fall Meeting

If you are a new clinician, caseworker or Human Services department head, then this meeting is for you! The MMA Human Services Council Fall Meeting is an opportunity to meet and learn from seasoned staff who can provide insights on the various structures and service delivery systems of municipal human service departments. Both new and…

Location: Westwood Public Library, Westwood
Tuesday, November 8, 2022 – 10:00am to 11:15am

MMA Board of Directors

Saturday, November 5, 2022 – 9:00am to 3:00pm

ATFC Annual Meeting

All local finance committee members are invited to the Association of Town Finance Committees’s Annual Meeting on Nov. 5 at the Sharon Community Center. Needham Town Manager Kate Fitzpatrick will open the meeting with a presentation on resiliency, sharing insights on her own resiliency journey spanning 25 years in local government. Her crowd-sourced poem, “We…

Location: Sharon Community Center
Thursday, November 3, 2022 – 9:00am to 1:00pm

Women Leading Government meeting

Women Leading Government will meet on Nov. 3 at Pine Ridge Golf Club in Oxford. The program will feature facilitator and life coach Amy Goober, known for her signature program “Drive Your Life.” Goober will lead a half-day session that includes interactive small group work and networking. The cost of the program is $25 and…

Location: Pine Ridge Country Club, Oxford
Friday, October 28, 2022 – 8:15am to 3:00pm

Massachusetts Municipal Human Resources labor relations seminar

At its annual Labor Relations Seminar on Oct. 28, Massachusetts Municipal Human Resources will discuss the implications of having five distinct generations in the current workforce, with the millennial generation expected to make up the majority of the workforce by 2025. The seminar will open with a keynote presentation by Tonja Mettlach, executive director of…

Location: Devens Common Center, Devens
Friday, October 28, 2022 – 8:00am to 10:00am

Legislative Breakfast Meeting

Each year, the MMA hosts a series of meetings in communities across the Commonwealth to give local leaders, legislators and MMA staff the opportunity to network in an informal setting and learn about and discuss issues of importance at the local and state level. MMA Legislative staff will discuss the recently concluded formal legislative session,…

Location: Easton and Gardner
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 – 9:30am to 1:00pm

Mayors’ Association monthly meeting

The MMA is currently requiring attendees to show proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID (card, photo or QR code). Exemptions are allowed with a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours. Masks are optional. These safety protocols are subject to change based on the latest public health data and guidance.

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