Open Doors, Open Minds. Beyond Accessible Design | Registration
Friday, May 9, 8:30 - noon at the Grand Lobby at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Plaza
Contact: Tony Reams, 419.241.9155 ext. 107
TMACOG Tech: Ohio Sunshine Law
Friday, April 4, 2014, 9 a.m. – noon at Owens Community College
A second session may be offered later; check back on this website or contact Jennifer Allen for more information: 419.241.9155 ext. 107.
All elected officials are required to attend (or designate an agent to attend) three hours of training on Ohio’s public records and open meetings laws during each elected term. The seminar includes information on maintaining public records, advertising open meetings, and responding to requests for records. Training is provided by the Ohio Attorney General’s office at no charge.
TMACOG Open House
February 18, 2014
>>Spengler Nathanson Attorney Cheryl Wolff’s presentation | Complying with Ohio’s Open Meetings Law
The TMACOG Tech program of informational seminars is part of TMACOG’s commitment to providing training and information to help members meet challenges and take advantage of opportunities.
Member feedback on the 2013 TMACOG Tech season has been very positive and TMACOG Tech will return in 2014. If you have topics that you would like to see addressed, please contact Peggy Ricard at 419.241.9155 ext. 105.
Collaboration and Shared Services | Photos
Building Collaborative Partnerships: Techniques, Examples, Tools
Held October 16, the collaboration and shared services session included details of a fleet services agreement with TARTA and Toledo Public Schools, the Lake County shared equipment agreement with 20 jurisdictions, and the formation and operation of the Allen-Clay Joint Fire District.
Who’s on First? Defining Roles in Economic Development Efforts
>>Nate Green | RGP
>>Bass Pro Shops
>>Don Klausing | Project PEEL
>>Beier/Thompson Economic Development
>>Ed Burghard | Keynote
The May 31 session was a half-day program with a keynote address by Edward M. Burghard, CEO of the Burghard Group, LLC and former executive director of the Ohio Business Development Coalition. Additional program support was provided by JobsOhio, the Ohio Economic Development Association, and Northwest Ohio Regional Economic Development Association (NORED).
Ohio Sunshine Law Training
TMACOG has brought this required training session to northwest Ohio for the last few years. The 2013 session was held March 8. Training is provided by the Ohio Attorney General’s office at no charge at this TMACOG Tech session.
H3O - A Story in 3 Parts - Water & Wastewater Management
This program, directed at managers of public utilities, was one of a series of workshops designed to build expertise in elected and appointed officials. The all-day seminar was held February 8. Jones & Henry Engineers, Ltd, provided additional support for H3O.
TMACOG extends a special thank you to Spengler Nathanson P.L.L., the presenting sponsor for the 2013 TMACOG Tech season. Spengler Nathanson is a full service law firm representing private and public clients in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. For over 60 years, Spengler Nathanson has provided effective and efficient assistance to clients in all areas of the law, including general business, litigation, taxation, wealth management and estate planning, real estate and family law. You can learn more at www.snlaw.com.