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1st Quarter Schedule (2018)
REGISTER HERE - March 22
Description: We are seeing a lot of distrust and anger on the news. Communities are fighting over statues, raging over police behavior, and posting "me too" on their social media. Indeed, we are in an emotional time right now. With all this focus on sexual harassment and racism, we've missed one very crucial behavior that has to stop too: workplace bullying.
Workplace bullying is aggressive communication, humiliation and manipulation that results in depression, anxiety, and stress for targets and witnesses. It harms productivity and customer service, and damages the organization's culture.
Attendees will learn how to stop workplace bullying and create a more respectful, inclusive work environment. Attendees will learn:
REGISTER HERE - April 12
Description: The session will provide attendees with information regarding revenue sources available to Missouri municipalities, including taxes, user fees, fines and various other sources. Additionally, we will cover how such revenue sources can be used to finance a municipality’s on-going operations and capital improvement projects.
Will qualify for 1 hour of Revenue Sources credit in the Municipal Governance Institute (*MGI).
REGISTER HERE - May 10
Description: Planning for a natural disaster is a constant process. Although no disaster plan is ever perfect, localities that regularly review and update policies and procedures, staffing and stakeholders’ roles, and funding options are better able to manage the response and recovery effort when a disaster does strike.
Participants will be introduced to IBTS OnHAND, an online resource of natural disaster-related case studies, tools, and tips developed to meet the needs of stakeholders at the local level. Additionally, webinar participants will learn best practices to maximize federal disaster funding.
REGISTER HERE - June 12
Description: Learn how plants native to Missouri can benefit cities, towns, and neighborhoods by providing sense of place, habitat for pollinators and other beneficial wildlife, address stormwater issues, and beautify.
REGISTER HERE - June 19
Description: This presentation will discuss the basics of municipal contracts and purchasing, including statutory requirements, constitutional limits, conflicts of interest, competitive bidding requirements, and procurement procedures and best practices. It will also provide negotiation tips and practical recommendations to city officials regarding drafting, awarding, and executing municipal contracts. By reviewing these fundamentals, city officials will be well equipped to lawfully execute municipal contracts needed for their respective city.
NOTE: To receive your MGI credit, once you complete the webinar, please email email@example.com. It will then be applied.