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2020 Newly Elected Workshop

Municipal Training Courtyard by Marriott Cromwell

2020 Newly Elected Workshop
Saturday, January 11, 2020

2020 Newly Elected Workshop

Please join us on:

Saturday, January 11, 2020
Registration & light breakfast begins at 8:30am

Courtyard by Marriott Cromwell
4 Sebethe Drive
Cromwell, CT 06416

Program Overview back to top

These workshops are provided as a free service to all newly elected officials in Connecticut.

The workshop sessions include presentations from recognized experts with lengthy experience covering three core local government subject areas:

  • Fundamentals of Municipal Government presented by Matthew Knickerbocker, First Selectman, Bethel
  • FOIA/Meetings/Ethics presented by Murtha Cullina LLP
  • Budget and Fiscal Management presented by Brandon Robertson, Town Manager, Avon

The subject matter will be covered in three rotating sessions so that all attendees — new municipal CEOs, new Council members, and new Board of Finance members — receive tailored comprehensive training in each of these critical areas of municipal government.

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.         Registration and light breakfast

9:00 – 9:20 a.m.         Welcome and Introductions
                                             Joe DeLong, Executive Director, CCM

9:20 – 9:30 a.m.          Break

9:30 – 11:00 a.m.       Session 1

11:00 – 11:15 a.m.     Break

11:15 – 12:15 p.m.     Session 2

12:15 – 1:45 p.m.        Lunch Presentation by CIRMA

1:45 – 2:00 p.m.           Break

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.           Session 3
3:00 p.m.                            Adjourn

Who Should Attend? back to top

  • Mayors/First Selectmen
  • Boards of Finance
  • Local Legislators

Why Should You Attend? back to top

  • Get up-to-the-minute updates on the state budget and the impact on your community
  • Receive the 2020 General Assembly Forecast
  • Discuss unfunded state mandates and their impact on your town’s ability to provide services, fend off property tax increases, and stabilize your workforce
  • Learn about how you can become involved in the Certified Connecticut Municipal Official (CCMO) program