2019 Fall Training Institute Agenda


Wednesday, August 28, 2019

7:00-7:50 a.m. Registration & Breakfast

7:50-8:00 a.m.  Welcome & Announcements, Lee Frazier, AAMCA President City of Birmingham

8:00-9:00 a.m. Breakout Sessions
CMC - 
Fixed Asset Management, Melody Salters, Finance Director, City of Homewood and Robert Burgett, City Clerk, City of Homewood
MMC - 
Economic Development, Bing Edwards, Partner E+Law

9:05-10:05 a.m. Breakout Sessions
General HR, Brian Butler, Public Administration Practice Group Leader Cobbs Allen
MMC - 
Advanced HR, JeNea Jones, Deputy Director, Human Resources City of Birmingham 10:05-10:25 am. Refreshment Break

10:25-11:25 p.m. District Meeting
District 1=Colbert, Franklin, Lauderdale, Marion & Winston
District 2=Bibb, Fayette, Greene, Lamar, Pickens & Tuscaloosa
District 3=Blount, Shelby & St. Clair
District 4=Calhoun, Cherokee, Clay, Cleburne, Etowah, Randolph & Talladega
District 5=Barbour, Bullock, Butler, Crenshaw, Lowndes & Pike
District 6=Clarke, Conecuh, Dallas, Monroe & Wilcox
District 7=Coffee, Covington, Dale, Geneva, Henry & Houston
District 8=Baldwin, Escambia, Mobile & Washington
District 9=Autauga, Chilton, Coosa, Elmore & Montgomery
District 10 =Chambers, Lee, Macon, Russell & Tallapoosa
District 11=Cullman, Lawrence Morgan & Walker
District 12=DeKalb, Jackson, Limestone, Madison & Marshall
District 13=Jefferson
District 14=Choctaw, Hale, Marengo, Perry & Sumter

11:25-12:25 p.m. Mexican Lunch Buffet

12:25-1:25 p.m. Breakout Sessions
CMC - 
Record Retention, Mike Beaudreau, Account Executive MMCi
MMC - 
Advanced Records Retention, Bruce Wright, City of Birmingham

1:30-2:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions
CMC - 
HR (FLSA & FLMA), Mary Nye, Assistant Director of Human Resources University of Alabama
Community Development Block Grants, Dr. Frederick L. Hamilton, Director Jefferson County Office of Community Services and Workforce Development

2:35-2:50 p.m. Refreshment Break

2:50-3:50 p.m. Breakout Sessions
CMC - 
Why becoming a Certified Planning Zoning Official is important, Lavonne Gatlin, Senior Program Planner University of North Alabama
MMC - 
Municipal Boards, Lori Lein, General Counsel Alabama League of Municipalities

3:55- 4:55 p.m. Breakout Sessions
CMC - 
Disaster Recovery, Tera Tubbs, Executive Director of Infrastructure and Public Services City of Tuscaloosa
MMC - 
Franchise Agreement and Fee, Right of Way Use, Greg Fender, President Local Government Services


Thursday, August 29, 2019

7:00-7:50 a.m. Breakfast

7:50-8:00 a.m. Welcome & Announcements, Lee Frazier, AAMCA President City of Birmingham

8:00-9:00 a.m. Breakout Sessions
CMC - 
Agendas, Minutes & Resolutions, Gail Busbey, Executive Consultant, City of Cullman
How to deal with Nonprofits in your community, Shannon Ammons, CEO Alabama Association of Nonprofits

9:05-11:05 p.m. Breakout Sessions
Small Budgets, Mary Jackson, City Clerk City of Monroeville
Large Budgets, Melinda James Lopez, Chief Financial & Information Officer City of Hoover

11:05-11:20 am. Refreshment Break

11:20-12:20 p.m. Breakout Sessions
CMC - 
Dos & Don’t of Public Funds, Tenee Frazier, Assistant General Counsel Alabama League of Municipalities
MMC - 
EEOC, Eddie Mary Daniel Abdulhaqq, Outreach & Education Coordinator U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Birmingham District

12:20-1:20 p.m. Baked Potato Bar

1:20-3:20 p.m. Generational Diversity, Sharon Lovoy, President Lovoy’s Team Works, Inc.

3:20-3:35 p.m. Refreshment Break

3:35-5:05 p.m. Clerk Panel
Mark Frey, City of Alabaster, Moderator; Mary Jackson, City of Monroeville; Lee Frazier, City of Birmingham; and Shane Smith, City of Heflin

6:30-8:30 p.m. Roundtable Discussions, Lee Frazier, AAMCA President City of Birmingham

Friday, August 30th

7:00-7:30 a.m. Breakfast

7:30-7:50 a.m. Business Meeting

7:50-8:00 a.m. Welcome & Announcements, Lee Frazier, AAMCA President City of Birmingham

8:00-9:00 a.m. Ethics, Byron Butler, Senior Special Agent Alabama Ethics Commission

9:00-10:00 a.m. League Update, Ken Smith, Executive Director Alabama League of Municipalities

10:00 –10:15 a.m. Refreshment Break

10:15-11:15 a.m. Gas Tax, Ken Smith, Executive Director Alabama League of Municipalities

11:20-12:20 p.m. Abandonment, Nuisance, Abetment, and Group Homes, Ben Goldman, Attorney Hand Arendall

12:20-12:30 p.m. Graduation & Turn in Ideas to Action Forms