2020 Newly Elected Officials Institute


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.

GMA has a reserved block of rooms at the UGA Hotel and Conference Center for the nights of March 4 and 5. The block rate is $104 -$154, depending on room type. For reservations, please use block code 90556 at www.ugahotel.com or call 1-800-884-1381 or 706-542-2134 and ask for the GMA block rate. Reservations at the special block rate MUST be made by January 31, 2020.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
11:00 am - 1:00 pm Conference Check-in and Lunch on Your Own
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Program
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Resource Fair and Reception
Dinner on Your Own
Thursday, March 5, 2020
7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast
8:00 am - 11:45 am Program
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch and Remarks from the Georgia Municipal Association
1:10 pm - 5:00 pm Program
Dinner on Your Own
Friday, March 6, 2020
7:00 am - 8:00 am Breakfast
8:00 am - 11:45 am Program
11:45 am - 12:00 pm Program Closing

Related Files

Printable Registration Form

Event Location Information

Center for Continuing Education & Hotel

1197 South Lumpkin Street

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