Municipal Clerks Fall Training Agenda

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

7:00-8:00 a.m. Breakfast

8:00-8:10 a.m. Welcome & Announcements
Sam Gross, President, City of Demopolis

8:10-9:10 a.m. FMLA Basics
Sandra Abrams, Assistant Director of Benefits, The University of Alabama

9:20-10:20 a.m. Organizational Policies and Procedures: Tips and Techniques
Davis Cooper, Human Resources Consultant, Government & Economic Development Institute, University of Auburn

10:20-10:40 a.m. Break

10:40-11:40 a.m. Grant Research & Writing: A Crash Course
Amanda Day, National Trainer & Consultant, Grant Writing, USA

11:45-1:00 p.m. Networking Lunch

1:00-2:00 p.m. 2020 Redistricting or Redistricting After the Census
Jerry Wilson, Attorney, The Wilson PC

2:10-3:10 p.m. Short-Term Rental Regulations and Zoning
Ashley Crites, Director of Planning, City of Tuscaloosa

3:10-3:40 p.m. Break

3:40-4:40 p.m. Clerk Panel
Mary Jackson, City of Monroeville
Linda Ferguson, City of Millport
Angie Oliver, City of Winfield
Anjelea May, City of Pinson

 

Thursday, October 22, 2020

7:00-8:00 a.m. Breakfast

8:00-8:10 a.m. Welcome & Announcements
Sam Gross, President, City of Demopolis

8:10-9:10 a.m. CMC Help Me Help Them! How to Use the Performance Appraisal Process to Develop Your Employees.
Brian Butler, Public Administration Practice Group Leader, Cobbs Allen

8:10-9:10 a.m. MMC Building a Bridge Over Troubled Water- How to Deal with Conflict
Brenda Truelove, MA, Program Manager, The University of Alabama

9:20-10:20 a.m. CMC Municipal Government 101 – Municipality Classifications, Class 8 cities
Ken Smith, Executive Director (retired), Alabama League of Municipalities

9:20-10:20 a.m. MMC Annexation or Deannexation
Lynn Porter, City Clerk, City of Trussville

10:20-10:40 a.m. Break

10:40-11:40 a.m. CMC Municipal Boards
Ken Smith, Executive Director (retired), Alabama League of Municipalities

10:40-11:40 a.m. MMC Small Cells/ROW Control and Franchise agreements
Lucien Blankenship, Attorney, Telecom Solutions LLC

11:45-1:00 p.m. Networking Lunch

1:00-2:00 p.m. CMC Sources of Revenue
Tenee Frazier, Assistant General Counsel, Alabama League of Municipalities

1:00-2:00 p.m. MMC The Rebuild Alabama Act & Transportation Funding
Tony Harris, Director of Communications & Government Relations, Alabama Department of Transportation

2:10-3:10 p.m. CMC Foundations of a Records Management Program
Becky Hebert, State and Local Records Coordinator, Alabama Department of Archives and History

2:10-3:10 p.m. MMC Human Trafficking
Tommie Reese Sr, Law Enforcement Coordinator, Office of the Alabama Attorney General

3:10-3:30 p.m. Break

3;30-4:30 p.m. CMC  A Clerks Transition to Council-Manager form of Government
Rebecca Leavings, City Clerk/Zoning Official, City of Vestavia Hills

3:30-4:30 p.m. MMC  Donating and Receiving Property – Common Issues for Municipalities
Chad Hobbs, Associate City Attorney, City of Tuscaloosa

 

Friday, October 23, 2020

7:00-8:00 a.m. Breakfast

8:00-8:05 a.m. Welcome & Announcements
Sam Gross, President, City of Demopolis

8:05-9:05 a.m. 2020 Legislative Recap / 2021 Preview
Greg Cochran, Executive Director, Alabama League of Municipalities

9:10-10:10 a.m. The Open Meetings Act
Lorelei Lein, General Counsel, Alabama League of Municipalities

10:20-12:20 a.m. Active Shooter “Surviving the Encounter”
David Sikes,  Litigation Manager, Alabama Municipal Insurance Corporation
Terry Sanders, Police Safety Consultant, Alabama Municipal Insurance Corporation & Municipal Workers Compensation Fund

12:25-12:45 p.m. Graduation, Ideas to Action Form & Adjournment