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2015-16 Newly Elected Workshops

Municipal Training Radisson Hotel Cromwell

2015-16 Newly Elected Workshops
Saturday, February 20, 2016

2015-16 Newly Elected Workshops

Please join us on:

Saturday, February 20, 2016
at the Radisson Hotel Cromwell (formerly the Crowne Plaza)
100 Berlin Road Cromwell, CT

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 Trinity College
  • FOIA/Meetings/Ethics presented by Murtha Cullina LLP
  • Budget and Fiscal Management presented by Glenn Klocko, Comptroller, Bristol

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/light breakfast

9:00 – 9:30 a.m.       Welcome and Introductions
                                                Joe DeLong, Executive Director, CCM

9:30 – 10:00 a.m.     Scott Jackson, Former Mayor of Hamden, Labor Commissioner, DOL

10:00 – 11:30 a.m.    Session 1

11:30 – 11:45 a.m.    Break

11:45 – 12:45 p.m.    Session 2

12:45 – 2:00 p.m.      Networking Lunch “Advice from Your Peers”

2:15 – 3:15 p.m.        Session 3
3:15 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 deficit and the impact on your community
  • Receive 2016 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
  • Receive your first credits toward becoming a CCMO — CT Certified Municipal Official! — CCM’s newest accreditation process for municipal officials.