This training event has seven classes: four three-hours and three six-hour classes, including: Beyond the Beltway: Influencing Federal Policy Through Grassroots Engagement on Feb. 17 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; Law Enforcement Trends and Best Practices on Feb. 18 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Changing Demographics and Best Practices on Feb. 19 from 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.; Emergency Management on March 3 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Open Meetings on March 4 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; Public Policy Development and Implementation on March 4 from 1 p.m.-4 p.m.; and Planning and Zoning on March 5 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Cancellation Policy: There is no refund for cancellations within one-week of each class. Event Contact: Aileen Harris (Contact)
This will be a live, virtual event. Participants are required to attend the event live, online. The Newly Elected Officials Institute provides a general overview of the function of municipal government in Georgia and the roles and responsibilities of mayors and councilmembers. The class includes an introduction to key issues such as ethics, municipal finance, planning and zoning, open meetings, open records and parliamentary procedures. All municipal elected officials taking office since July 1, 1990 are required by state law to complete the Newly Elected Officials Institute.