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
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
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. Seminar participants will include members of the MMPA and Massachusetts Municipal Management Association as well as mayors, police and fire chiefs, public works directors, labor relations professionals, and other interested parties. The MMPA is an…

Location: Devens Common Center, Devens
Friday, October 26, 2018 – 8:00am to 10:00am

MMA Legislative Breakfast Meetings – Stockbridge and Sunderland

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 legislative session has ended for 2017-18, but the MMA is looking ahead to the start of the…

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

MunEnergy Breakfast Seminar – Cancelled

This meeting has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience. 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…

Location: Council on Aging & Senior Center, Rm 1, 155 Haverhill st., Lawrence
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 – 9:00am to 1:00pm

Mayors’ Association monthly meeting

Saturday, October 20, 2018 – 8:00am to 2:00pm

Selectmen’s Association Fall Conference

“Best practices for towns of all sizes” is the theme of the 2018 Massachusetts Selectmen’s Association Fall Conference. This year’s conference will break into two tracks: one with workshops for smaller and rural communities, and one with workshops geared toward larger towns. Selectmen will be able to choose topics that are a good fit for…

Location: Devens Common Center, 31 Andrews Parkway, Devens
Friday, October 19, 2018 – 8:00am to 10:00am

MMA Legislative Breakfast Meetings – Newburyport and Westport

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 legislative session has ended for 2017-18, but the MMA is looking ahead to the start of the…

Thursday, October 18, 2018 – 8:45am to 1:00pm

Management Association monthly meeting

The safety of citizens and students is a top priority of local government managers and public safety personnel at all times. Are you prepared if there’s an active shooter incident at your high school? When was the last time you performed a sight inspection of your town buildings? Who’s authorized to lock town hall or…

Location: Cyprian Keyes Golf Club, Boylston
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
Friday, October 12, 2018 – 8:00am to 10:00am

MMA Legislative Breakfast Meetings – Framingham and Norwell

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 legislative session has ended for 2017-18, but the MMA is looking ahead to the start of the…

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