On-Demand Webinar - Know Before You Dig - Geophysics 101 for MunicipalitiesContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
Municipalities often need to know what is underground or underwater before building a new road, repairing or mapping utility lines, constructing a new building, or determining the extent of a sinkhole -- to name a few examples. Geophysics, the earth-science equivalent of medical radiology, can help save municipalities time and money (as well as maximize safety and minimize liability) by detecting what’s beneath the surface before construction or repairs begin.
On-Demand Webinar - Overtime and Other Employee Pay IssuesContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits
This webinar will cover a variety of employee pay-related issues, including which of your township employees are eligible for overtime pay, when employees must be paid for on-the-clock and off-the-clock work, how to calculate overtime pay and much more, and the differences between state and federal laws governing employee pay. Austin Wolfe of McNees Wallace & Nurick will cover recent developments and provide best practices to help your township.
On-Demand Webinar - Best Practices for "Quality of Life" EnforcementContains 8 Component(s), Includes Credits
This session will cover a variety of common “quality of life” matters for townships, including managing short-term rental issues, fireworks, and numerous property maintenance challenges and will leave you with best practices to better position your township to be proactive.
On-Demand Webinar - 21st Century Solutions to Failing Septic System InfrastructureContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
This presentation will explore the basics of septic systems, why they fail, the differences in types of septic systems, and the benefits of updating aging or over-stressed infrastructure.
On-Demand Webinar - Steps to Take After the AuditContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
Staying in touch after the audit ends will ensure your organization stays on track for next year’s engagement. Topics covered will include what types of information to communicate with your auditor between audits, areas of focus as the board/management reviews the audit, and potential areas in which your organization can improve. Kevin B. Stouffer, CPA, Member of the Firm with SEK, CPAs & Advisors, will be the presenter.
On-Demand Webinar - Stream MaintenanceContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
With seemingly more frequent, severe storm events occurring, public works departments are busy with culvert and bridge repairs and replacements and stream maintenance activities. These activities may be regulated by the state or federal government. This webinar, presented by Beth Uhler, Project Manager at CEDARVILLE Engineering Group, will review what types of maintenance activities are allowable in streams, when to seek engineering assistance, and when a permit may be required.
On-Demand Webinar - Community Traffic Safety ProgramsContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
Whether it is for personal or business travel, traffic safety should be on the mind of every driver each time they get into a vehicle. Learn about the different types of outreach programs that Community Traffic Safety Program Coordinators are presenting to schools, agencies, and organizations to help educate them on traffic safety issues across Pennsylvania. Learn how CTSP’s work with police and other community safety partners on educational and enforcement programs in an effort to reduce the number of crashes, injuries, and fatalities. During this session you will also find out how you can get free presentations scheduled in your area.
On-Demand Webinar - In the Hot Seat - Handling Tough Situations as the Chair of the BoardContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits
Whether you have been the chair of your township board for a long time or are relatively new to the game, there are many situations during township meetings where it is critical that the chair resolve them in an effective manner. This includes addressing challenging residents during public comment, disagreements between board members, and the complexities of working through parliamentary procedure issues during difficult votes. In this virtual class, you will learn best practices for tackling these situations and making yourself a better board chair.
On-Demand Webinar - Effective Internal Controls and Why They MatterContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
Learn the basic internal controls that should exist within a sound business environment. Topics covered will include the components of the COSO internal control framework and how these components establish a foundation of effective internal controls within an entity, and an overview of internal controls over cash receipts, cash disbursements, and payroll. The presentation will include a review of what could go wrong, and suggestions will be provided for implementing compensating controls to mitigate risk. Krista M. Gardner, CPA, Member of the Firm with SEK, CPAs & Advisors, will be the presenter.
On-Demand Webinar - Using Open Space to Deliver Economic, Social and Environmental BenefitsContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
This presentation will discuss how planners and community leaders can meet the increased demand for open space while addressing broader social, environmental, and economic needs. It will also provide strategies for rural and suburban leaders looking to attract remote workers on the move and strategies for urban leaders looking to retain their population through nature-based placemaking.
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