Open Government Training Opportunities and Resources

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Upcoming events

RMSA Police liability: report writing
8/6/2014
Airway Heights – This session will focus on the significance of writing a report that is thorough, understandable and un-biased. More
RMSA Clerk/Treasurer Essentials
8/12/2014
Wenatchee – 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
Municipal Budgeting & Fiscal Management
8/13/2014 - 8/15/2014
Leavenworth – The Municipal Budgeting and Fiscal Management workshop is designed for elected officials and staff who have a role in developing or implementing the budget. More
RMSA Elected officials roles and responsibilities
8/14/2014
Odessa – You’ll get practical advice and tips from a former elected official to assist in your role as a mayor or councilmember. More
Wellness Webinar: Employees on the Move: Jumpstart Your Workplace with a Motion Infusion!
8/21/2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Webinar – Join us as fitness exert Laura Putnam shares ideas for developing workplace environments and cultures that encourage movement. More
RMSA Reducing sewer and water utility liability
8/28/2014
Port Orchard – This workshop will cover the various sources of sewer and water utility liability; what is a reasonable standard of care for inspecting and maintaining your systems and the importance of written documentation to aid you in protecting the city’s assets. More
RMSA Police use of force and pursuit
9/11/2014
Gig Harbor – Attendees of this session will learn about significant cases and liabilities and exposures which exist for police officers. More
RMSA Defensive and distracted driving
9/16/2014
Pateros – This session will cover the importance of driving defensively; the difference between defensive driving and distracted driving; and tips to make your trips safer More
Drug & Alcohol Supervisor Training
9/16/2014
Burlington – The U.S. Department of Transportation regulation mandates all supervisors of CDL employees, transit or gas utility workers or any employee who might consult on a reasonable suspicion determination receive one hour of training in drug awareness and one hour of training in alcohol abuse. More
Drug & Alcohol Supervisor Training
9/17/2014
Shoreline – The U.S. Department of Transportation regulation mandates all supervisors of CDL employees, transit or gas utility workers or any employee who might consult on a reasonable suspicion determination receive one hour of training in drug awareness and one hour of training in alcohol abuse. More
Drug & Alcohol Supervisor Training
9/18/2014
Olympia – The U.S. Department of Transportation regulation mandates all supervisors of CDL employees, transit or gas utility workers or any employee who might consult on a reasonable suspicion determination receive one hour of training in drug awareness and one hour of training in alcohol abuse. More
RMSA Elected officials roles and responsibilities
9/23/2014
South Bend – You’ll get practical advice and tips from a former elected official to assist in your role as a mayor or councilmember. 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
IACC Conference
9/30/2014 - 10/2/2014
WenatcheeMore
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