Virtual Class - On-Demand - QuickBooks IntermediateContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
Come learn with us in this three-session virtual training as we discover the benefits of using the Account Payable-A/P and Accounts Receivable-A/R System in QuickBooks. We will walk you thru step by step on Entering Bills, Paying Bills, Credits and reports for paying all of those Monthly Expenses then we will dive into using Sales Receipts for entering all Deposits to get historical information on customers at your fingertips. Next we will learn about Invoicing , Batch invoicing and the process of Receiving payments and making deposits .
On-Demand Webinar - Implementing a Logical Addressing Scheme for New ConstructionContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
In this webinar, you will learn when to begin thinking about how to assign addresses to new construction, keeping in mind your municipality’s current developments (Hint – It's sooner than you think it should be!). The presenters will also identify best management practices for ensuring the easiest possible addressing scheme for your municipality, especially when it comes to mixed-use buildings.
On-Demand Webinar - The Anatomy of Limiting Municipal LossContains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits
Every public entity, regardless of size or location, is responsible for identifying risks that may cause loss. Many townships, especially smaller ones, often face barriers such as lack of personnel and resources that prevent them from identifying and controlling risk. In this webinar you will learn how to identify core areas of municipal risk and ways in which you can achieve the most benefit for a minimal investment of time and money.
On-Demand Webinar - Sinkholes - A Perplexing Geologic ConditionContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
The word sinkhole has several connotations to various audiences. In the municipal world, information about sinkholes is relevant to planning for future land development and for the protection of private and public property. This discussion will provide you with an uncomplicated explanation of geology in Pennsylvania, review the triggers that cause land subsidence and give an overview of some basic investigative tools that your township can employ to better prepare itself to manage potential and actual sinkholes. A few relevant references for further study will be provided.
On-Demand Webinar - Zoning Implications for Agritourism in PennsylvaniaContains 7 Component(s), Includes Credits
The intersection of farming and entertainment is a popular business in Pennsylvania. Many farmers across Pennsylvania have diversified their farms by inviting the public onto their property for everything from hayrides and corn mazes to barn weddings and events. While this past year has placed barriers on many of these activities, they will return. There are several important legal considerations regarding agritourism operations in Pennsylvania, such as zoning, regulations, insurance and other matters. Zoning laws regulate land uses, including agritourism. These may address the ability of property owners to use their property in such a manner to parking, hours of operation, traffic, noise, and lighting. Gretchen Moore and Alexis Wheeler from Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky will present and explore the caselaw and analysis relative to this burgeoning farm use.
On-Demand Webinar - High Cube and Automated Warehouses - Are You Prepared?Contains 7 Component(s), Includes Credits
A new land use, the high cube or automated warehouse, is starting to pop up around Pennsylvania and the county. These warehouses have a variety of forms, from “a warehouse on top of a warehouse” to largely robotic retrofits in an existing building, but in essence will have significant transportation, emergency management services, workforce, tax and environmental implications, among other things. Because they come in a variety of forms including, new developments, site redevelopments and existing building additions, and retrofits, high cube and automated warehousing affect subdivision and land development, zoning and/or building codes needs. The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission has drafted a series of municipal considerations that its representatives will review with webinar attendees. This is a first of its kind community guide in the US to address this emerging form of development and its associated technology.
On-Demand Webinar - The Criminal and Civil Consequences of Municipal Firearm RegulationContains 9 Component(s), Includes Credits
Join us for a one-hour discussion on Pennsylvania’s firearm, ammunition, and range preemption statutes so that you can protect your municipalities from more than just taxpayer disgruntlement.
On-Demand Webinar - Taking Your Municipality to New Heights with UAV/Drone TechnologyContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
In this webinar, learn more about how you can utilize UAV/Drone services as another tool for your municipal projects while saving time, saving money, and increasing safety. Representatives of Carroll Engineering will explore the full capabilities of drones, including examples of uses at the municipal level, requirements needed for becoming a licensed UAV/Drone pilot, typical procedures and regulations, equipment/hardware, and the expansion of future uses for this technology. Attendees will also be eligible for a prize compliments of Carroll Engineering.
Virtual Class - On-Demand - Right-to-Know Law, Sunshine and Ethics, Oh My!Contains 13 Component(s), Includes Credits
Has your township received bad publicity because of a misstep involving the Right-to-Know Law, Sunshine Act or Ethics Act? Not sure whether you or your township officials/employees are complying with your obligations under any of these laws? Or are you an experienced township official/employee just looking for a refresher? If you answered yes to any of these, you should take this class, which will provide best practices on how to more efficiently handle tricky (and common) RTKL requests, ensure smooth, and legal, public meetings (including remote meetings), avoid tripping yourself up with conflicts of interest and other Ethics Act problems, and much more.
On-Demand Webinar - Tips for Thwarting Township Cyber ThreatsContains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits
Cyber threats, whether in the form of phishing, ransomware or the next big thing, are on the rise and municipal governments are not immune. Is your township prepared to prevent and, if necessary, respond to these threats? In this webinar, Erik Avakian’s the Commonwealth’s Chief Information Security Officer, will review best practices for how your township can best protect its data (and that of its residents and vendors) and how to respond to threats and attacks, as well as what to look for when contracting with IT vendors.
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