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Webinar - Everything You Need to Know about Township Vacancies - 9/29/21Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 09/29/2021 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
In this webinar, we will discuss all of the tricky issues that arise when a vacancy occurs on a township board of supervisors, including accepting letters of registrations (or having letters of resignation withdrawn), calculating the timing of required actions and the process for convening the vacancy board. We will also highlight ways to make the process of filling vacancies as smooth as possible and provide best practices for conducting interviews of potential candidates.
Webinar - Perils of the Digital World: An Employer's Guide to Dealing with Data Breaches - 10/6/21Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 10/06/2021 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
Data breaches are seemingly constantly reported in the news. And not only are municipal governments not immune…they are prime targets. In this webinar, learn about the most common ways that employers suffer from data breaches and best practices for how to put your township in position to avoid those breaches and respond in the event that a breach occurs.
Webinar - Hot Topics in Planning: Storefront Vacancies, Recovery, & Multifamily Impacts - 10/13/21Contains 4 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 10/13/2021 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
In this webinar, representatives of the Montgomery County Planning Commission will cover several new and emerging areas in the planning world and their efforts to address them. They will review the impacts the COVID-19 pandemic has had on commercial environments and how those impacts might continue. They will also share suggestions regarding what municipalities and developers are doing or could do in the future to address the pandemic impacts on their commercial areas. In addition, they will address the uptick in the number of multifamily residential developments that have been proposed or are in development and review new research on the impacts of multifamily housing and how the COVID-19 pandemic impacts this residential segment.
Webinar - How to Use Your Solicitor Efficiently and Effectively - 10/20/21Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 10/20/2021 at 10:00 AM (EDT)
This session will highlight real-life experiences and ideas that the presenters have implemented with their municipal clients and leave you with practical advice that you can implement to maximize your municipality’s legal budget.
Webinar - Bidding Basics & Beyond - 10/20/21Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 10/20/2021 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
Putting projects out to bid is not just about complying with regulations, but also about getting the most for your tax dollars. This thought-provoking session will help you visualize strategies that position your township to achieve both of these objectives when managing bids, all while putting in place practices that minimize the need for blood pressure and headache medicines.
Webinar - How Capital Improvement Plans Position You to Maximize ROE and Reduce Costs - 10/27/21Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 10/27/2021 at 12:00 PM (EDT)
With a capital improvement plan, municipalities can take the guesswork out of infrastructure investment, identify their highest priority needs, and ensure they have the funds in place for repair and replacement before failure or regulatory action puts them at risk. Capital improvement plans are also a valuable tool for obtaining grants and loans. As Washington considers a major infrastructure funding bill, now is the time to get your capital improvement plan in place. Find out how in this 1-hour webinar.
Webinar - Maximizing Your COVID Relief Funds through Facilities Projects - 11/9/21Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 11/09/2021 at 12:00 PM (EST)
Is your township wondering how to spend the funding that it received through the American Rescue Plan Act? Do you need direction on where and how to best spend it and maximize the value? This session will walk you through options for leveraging your funding into lasting, impactful facilities projects that will become valuable township assets.
Webinar - Efficiencies in Park and Open Space Management - 11/10/21Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 11/10/2021 at 12:00 PM (EST)
Designed to emphasize the importance of parks and public open space as essential elements in community infrastructure, this webinar will highlight opportunities for land managers to improve maintenance, operational efficiencies, and sustainability efforts. Participants will also network in small groups to share best practices in resource management and capital planning across various industries, that can be applied to public works, facilities, grounds, and public property stewardship.
Webinar - Top 10 Strategies for Using ARPA Funding for Stormwater Management - 11/16/21Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 11/16/2021 at 12:00 PM (EST)
The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) provides funding that municipalities can use for a wide range of infrastructure and public health priorities, including clean water and climate resilience. But navigating the range of opportunities available to maximize local benefits can be a challenge. This webinar will summarize federal guidance for the use of ARPA funds for water quality, flood resilience, and land protection projects, with an emphasis on how this limited funding can best be used to meet long-term community needs. Attendees will walk away understanding the top ten ways to use ARPA funding to benefit your stormwater management program.
Webinar - Preparing for an Audit of ARPA Expenditures: What to Do Now - 11/17/21Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 11/17/2021 at 12:00 PM (EST)
This webinar is designed to address the potential audit of township expenditures of ARPA funds by the federal government. Ryan Gonder and Tim Horstmann of McNees Wallace & Nurick will review the process, the most recent guidance and/or regulations that townships and the federal government will be following, what township need to do to prepare for a potential audit, and other timely advice as practicable.
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