Open Government Training Opportunities and Resources

Learn about the new training requirements, find upcoming trainings, and access other open government resources.

IACC Conference
September 30 – October 2, Wenatchee

The 2014 IACC’s Annual Conference theme is Together We Build Infrastructure. Sessions emphasize funding programs, regulatory issues, case studies and guidance on special topics.

2014 Tax and User Fee Survey Results Online

Cities recently reported municipal taxes and fees, and utility rates. The data is in an easy-to-use spreadsheet.

Upcoming events

IACC Conference
9/30/2014 - 10/2/2014
WenatcheeTogether We Build Infrastructure. Includes presentations on funding programs, regulatory issues, case studies, panels, and guidance on special topics. More
Healthy Worksite Summit
9/30/2014 - 10/1/2014
Lynnwood – National experts inspire innovation. Reception, panel discussion and interactive workshops promote idea sharing. More
Regional Meetings
10/7/2014
Centralia – Join AWC CEO Mike McCarty and legislative staff for an interactive evening of conversation about Operation: Strong Cities. More
Regional Meetings
10/9/2014
Mount Vernon – Join AWC CEO Mike McCarty and legislative staff for an interactive evening of conversation about Operation: Strong Cities. More
Regional Meetings
10/14/2014
Aberdeen – Join AWC CEO Mike McCarty and legislative staff for an interactive evening of conversation about Operation: Strong Cities. More
Regional Meetings
10/15/2014
Vancouver – Join AWC CEO Mike McCarty and legislative staff for an interactive evening of conversation about Operation: Strong Cities. More
Communicating for Greater Results
10/16/2014
Olympia – This workshop will help you see people differently, understand them better, and be able to deal with them in a way that will turn every encounter into a win-win situation for all. More
Regional Meetings
10/16/2014
Olympia – Join AWC CEO Mike McCarty and legislative staff for an interactive evening of conversation about Operation: Strong Cities. More
RMSA Employment: internal investigations
10/21/2014
DuPont – This training will address questions concerning when investigations are warranted; who should conduct the investigation; how the investigation should be conducted; and what steps to take following an investigation. More
Regional Meetings
10/22/2014
Chelan – Join AWC CEO Mike McCarty and legislative staff for an interactive evening of conversation about Operation: Strong Cities. More
Communicating for Greater Results
10/23/2014
Spokane – This workshop will help you see people differently, understand them better, and be able to deal with them in a way that will turn every encounter into a win-win situation for all. More
Regional Meetings
10/23/2014
Spokane – Join AWC CEO Mike McCarty and legislative staff for an interactive evening of conversation about Operation: Strong Cities. More
RMSA Elected Officials Roles and Responsibilities including Open Government
10/28/2014
Almira – You’ll get practical advice and tips to assist in your role as a mayor or councilmember. The session is taught by a former elected official, providing you with info you can use right away. More
Retro Safety Academy
10/28/2014 - 10/29/2014
Chelan – AWC’s Retro Program is offering workshops to help you navigate workplace safety issues. More
Member Expo
10/29/2014 - 10/30/2014
Chelan – AWC’s Member Expo gives members of Employee Benefit Trust, Risk Management Services Agency, Worker’s Comp Retro Program and the Drug & Alcohol Consortium an opportunity to attend educational sessions and makes sure staff are maximizing the free services of those programs. More
RMSA Elected Officials Roles and Responsibilities including Open Government
10/29/2014
Twisp – You’ll get practical advice and tips to assist in your role as a mayor or councilmember. The session is taught by a former elected official, providing you with info you can use right away. More
Regional Meetings
11/5/2014
Yakima – Join AWC CEO Mike McCarty and legislative staff for an interactive evening of conversation about Operation: Strong Cities. More
Regional Meetings
11/6/2014
Moses Lake – Join AWC CEO Mike McCarty and legislative staff for an interactive evening of conversation about Operation: Strong Cities. More
RMSA Clerk/Treasurer Essentials
11/13/2014
Olympia – The “clerk/treasurer or finance director” training is an extensive six-hour class that will review all of the required elements of the position. More
NLC Congress of Cities & Exposition
11/18/2014 - 11/22/2014
Austin, TXMore
WSAC Annual County Leaders Conference
11/19/2014 - 11/21/2014
VancouverMore
Ethics in Local Government: Why it’s Important Webinar
11/19/2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Webinar – The ethical decisions facing both elected officials and employees have become increasingly complex and difficult. Explore the cause and effect of unethical behavior and the impact and costs of such behavior. More