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Upcoming Program Agendas

2019 Spring Training Institute Agenda

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Breakfast on your own (complimentary breakfast for hotel guests in restaurant)

8:00 – 8:05 am   Welcome & Announcements

Lee Frazier, AAMCA President - City of Birmingham

8:10 – 9:10 am   Workers Compensation

Richard Buttenshaw, ARM-P, CIC, CSP - Municipal Workers Compensation Fund

9:20 – 10:20 am   Bid Law

Lorelei Lein, General Counsel - Alabama League of Municipalities

10:20 – 10:30 am   Refreshment Break

10:30 – 11:30 am   Food Trucks***

Natacha Bettis, Traffic Systems Engineer - City of Birmingham

11:30 – 12:50 pm   Pasta Lunch Buffet

12:50 – 1:50 pm   Keep it Moving***

Kimberly Oden Webster, HR - City of Birmingham

2:00 – 3:00 pm   Intersection of disability, voting rights, help American Vote Act***

Nancy Anderson or Michelle Bishop - Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program

3:00 – 3:10 pm   Refreshment Break

3:10 – 5:10 pm   Remitting Enrollments and Contributions

George Frost, Assistant Director - Alabama Employees Retirement System

 

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Breakfast on your own (complimentary breakfast for hotel guest in restaurant)

8:00 – 8:05 am   Welcome & Announcements

Lee Frazier, AAMCA President - City of Birmingham

8:10 – 9:10 am   Ethics and the SEI Requirements 

Cynthia Raulston, General Counsel

Sara Frost

Elizabeth Robison, Finance & Administration Division Director

Alabama Ethics Commission

9:20 – 10:20 am   Capital Improvement Fund Use, does and don’ts of capital improvement, gas tax, Infrastructure***

 Thom Stanton, Co-Founer/Chief Exec - Timer Trails LLC & GoTiny!

10:20 – 10:30 am   Refreshment Break

10:30 – 11:30 am   How Does a City Manage Transparency

Dale Barstow, VP - Municode

11:30 – 12:50 pm   Soup and Sandwich Lunch Buffet

12:50 – 1:50 pm   Grants

TaShauna Goldsby, PhD - City of Birmingham

2:00 – 3:00 pm   City Run Cemeteries***

Stuart - Oak Hill Birmingham

3:00 – 3:10 pm   Refreshment Break

3:10 – 5:10 pm   Clerk’s Panel

Lynn Porter, Moderator – City or Trussville

Mary Jackson – City of Monroeville

Anjelea May – City of Pinson

6:00 – 8:00 pm   Roundtable Discussion

Lee Frazier, President - City of Birmingham

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill, 191 Main St., Hoover, AL Networking Dinner - Dutch treat

 

Friday, February 8, 2019

Breakfast on your own (complimentary breakfast in restaurant for hotel guests)

8:00 – 8:05 am   Welcome & Announcements

Lee Frazier, AAMCA President - City of Birmingham

8:10 – 10:20 am   Legislative Update (Advocacy 101 AND what’s incoming)

Gregory D. Cochran, CAE, President, AM Fund, Director, Advocacy & Public Affairs - Alabama League of Municipalities

10:20 – 10:30 am   Refreshment Break

10:30 – 11:30 am   Federal Legislative suspense zone, polls for utility

Greg Fender - Telecommunications Consultant

11:30 am   Adjourn

 

 *** = Tentative, may be subject to change

 

Past Agendas (PDF)

2018 Annual Conference Agenda

2018 Fall Training Institute Agenda

2018 Spring Training Institute Agenda