Registration is Now Closed
2014 MML Elected Officials Training Conference
June 12-13, 2014
Columbia Holiday Inn, Columbia, MO
Registration Fee: $130 per person; includes lunch, reception, breakfast, conference materials, and both MGI Workshops. If you plan to attend only the MGI Workshop, the registration fee for the workshop is $40.
Hotel Reservations: Please make room reservations directly with the hotel: Columbia Holiday Inn (800-465-4329). When making hotel reservations, let the hotel know that you are with the Missouri Municipal League - Group Block MLE to receive the special conference rate of $93 plus taxes and surcharge. Check-In is not available until 4 p.m. with check-out at 11 a.m.
- All registrations to be made online, regardless of payment option. If paying by check, please select the "Bill Me" option for your payment method.
- Please print out your registration confirmation when prompted to submit with your payment and for your records; we do not send out confirmations.
- Cancellations: Cancellations must be received at League headquarters via email to Sarah Garmer at firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 573-635-9009 by 5 p.m., June 6, or it will be necessary to bill you for the registration fee. You will need to cancel your own hotel reservations.
THURSDAY, June 12, 2014
9:00 a.m. Registration
10:00 a.m. Welcome – Jan Marcason, President MML, and Councilmember, Kansas City
10:05 a.m. "Overview Municipal Government” - Allen Garner, Attorney, Allen Garner Law, LLC.
11:00 a.m. "Conducting City Business” – Pam Fellin, Attorney, Lauber Municipal Law
12:00 Noon LUNCH
1:00 p.m. Budgets – Mark Levin, City Administrator, Maryland Heights
2:15 p.m. Break
2:30 p.m. Why Everything Rises or Falls With Leadership – Dr. Mike Mowery, Director of Leadership Development, SGR
3:30 p.m. Break
3:40 p.m. Funding Municipal Improvements
– Erick Creach, Attorney, Gilmore and Bell
4:45 p.m. Adjourn
5:30 p.m. Reception (Dinner on your own)
FRIDAY, June 13, 2014
7:30 a.m. BREAKFAST
8:00 a.m. Sunshine Law – Tom Durkin, Director of Public Education, Missouri Attorney General’s Office
9:15 a.m. Break
9:30 a.m. Ethics – Joseph Labuer, Attorney, Lauber Municipal Law
10:25 a.m. Break
10:35 a.m. Liability And Risk – Christine Bushyhead, Partner, Mitchell, Kristl & Lieber, P.C.
11:30 a.m. MML Website And Services
12:00 Noon Adjourn (Lunch on your own)
(MGI / Workshops - Registration is Complimentary For All EOT Conference Attendees. If you plan to attend only the MGI Workshop the fee is $40)
1:30 p.m. Planning and Zoning – Dan Lang, City Administrator, Bowling Green
2:30 p.m. Economic Development – Rick McConnell & David Bushek, Attorneys, Gilmore and Bell