Colorado Municipal Clerks Association

    PDOs

    Professional Development Outreach (a.k.a..On the Road Workshops or PDO's) specific to elections, records management, liquor licensing and the Nuts and Bolts operations of a Municipal Clerk’s office are established throughout the State by the CMCA Train the Trainer Subcommittee throughout the year.

    Fees to attend a Professional Development Outreach session are $25.00 for CMCA members;  $40.00 for non- members.  Group rates for non-members are $40.00 for the first four attending, 5 or more $25.00 a person. The host and a second person from a municipality will get free registration for the workshop they are hosting.

     If you are interested in scheduling a Professional Development Outreach, please contact the PDO Coordinator.

     All of the Colorado Municipal Clerk's Association's Sessions have been pre-reviewed and approved for IIMC Credit.

      2017 PDO Schedule:

    • May 11, 2017. 1:00pm – 4:00pm Hosted by Centennial

    Meet & Greet with State Archivist and Discussion on Archiving vs. Records Management

    (Instructors:  Aly Jabrocki – State Archivist / Barb Setterlind





    Class Descriptions:

    Elections

    • First Time Election Session- If you’ve never conducted an election, this session was designed for you! You’ll receive the information you need to prepare for and conduct a municipal election. 
    • Basic Election Session-The essentials are covered in this class. Novice and seasoned clerks will get lots of questions answered for every step of the process. 
    • Mail Ballot & Coordinated Elections Session-This session covers the details of conducting an election by mail and is a review of who does what and when in coordinated elections. 
    • Initiative/Referendum/Recall-Identifies procedures, principles and laws that guide the petition process citizens use to propose and change local laws, or remove elected officials from office. Learn petition format, required wording, important dates and circulation requirements.

       Records

      • Basic Records Management Session-This is a comprehensive review of basic principles and practices considered useful in managing local records effectively. Topics include: What are Records? What is Records Management? Managing Records on Limited Resources, Maintaining Your System, developing a Records Management Manual, Making the Model Work for You, and Electronic Records Management and Other Records Considerations. It may or may not include a State Archivist sector
      • Advance Records Management-This is a curriculum designed for the Clerk who has the basic system in place and wants to address emergency planning for a records disaster, developing a COOP program or to improve their Records Management Program or Electronic Records Management. 

       Nuts and Bolts

      • Nuts and Bolts Session-This workshop offers a variety of information about the basics of municipal clerking. This session includes topics covering public and open records; home rule and statutory legislation-how and why they differ; conflict of interest; board meetings; motions, resolutions and ordinances; resources available to municipal clerks; and clerk certification. In addition, the discussion is tailored to the attendees needs and provides flexibility to cover additional topics as needed.
      • Resource Management- This workshop offers a variety of information beyond the basics of municipal clerking. This session includes topics covering public and open records; home rule and statutory legislation-how and why they differ; conflict of interest; board meetings; motions, resolutions and ordinances; resources available to municipal clerks; and management. In addition, the discussion is tailored to the attendees needs and provides flexibility to cover additional topics as needed.


       Colorado Liquor Licensing

      • Basic Liquor Licensing Session-This session will provide participants with not only an overview of the liquor licensing process from the State’s perspective, but will also offer a very practical approach to liquor licensing at the local level. It’s truly beneficial for everyone, regardless of your experience with liquor licensing, and offers attendees the opportunity to take what is required by State Statute and rules/regulations and apply them in a practical way for municipal clerks and their liquor licensees. 
      • Advance Liquor Licensing Session-This session will provide participants with an overview of advanced liquor licensing processes from the State’s perspective, including processing special event permits, complex ownership structures and associated documentation,, transfer of ownership applications, unique licensed premise issues such as distance restrictions, private vs. public use, and  optional premises, and administrative procedures for liquor code violations. It will also include an update on the latest legislation and regulations changes. 


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