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  • Now You Know - My Deputy and Me

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    Review the role and duties of township deputies in this one-hour webinar.

    Learn the ABCs of appointing new board and commission members

    You may already know that clerks and treasurers must have a deputy, and supervisors may have a deputy, but there's much more to learn about these important township roles. This one-hour webinar explores the appointment process, authority of deputies, their duties, compensation, employment status and more!

    **Premium Pass members: This webcast is already part of your subscription. To access, click MY WEBCASTS, then click the Premium Package link to view this webcast, or to access other webcasts included in your package.**

  • Now You Know - All Aboard! Appointing New Board and Commission Members

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    Review the types of township boards, commissions and committees, including the procedures for appointments and the authority granted to each type of statutory body.

    Learn the ABCs of appointing new board and commission members

    Township boards, commissions, and committees make up a diverse family in any township. In this one-hour session, MTA Staff Attorney Catherine Mullhaupt provides tips to help you keep your "township family" from becoming dysfunctional! She'll review the types of boards, commissions and committees townships may have, including the procedures for appointing members to different township bodies. Learn the difference between statutory bodies and advisory committees including how much authority they have, and so much more.

    **Premium Pass members: This webcast is already part of your subscription. To access, click MY WEBCASTS, then click the Premium Package link to view this webcast, or to access other webcasts included in your package.**

    Catherine Mullhaupt

    Staff Attorney, Member Information Services

    Catherine provides township officials and employees with information and resources regarding the day-to-day functions of township government. She writes for the "Hello, MTA...?" and Legal Briefs columns, and other articles in the Michigan Township Focus, develops MIS Department resource materials and webpages, authors MTA publications, and presents workshop and conference sessions, as well as live and recorded online courses.

    She joined MTA in 1991, spending her first nine years in MTA's Education Department writing and editing articles for the Township Focus and MTA publications. She coordinated educational workshops and the annual MTA trade show, and assisted in coordinating the annual MTA educational conference. 

    She was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in 2006 and is currently the MTA Staff Attorney.

  • Now You Know - What Your Board Needs to Know About July Board of Review

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    Join us as we learn about the differences between the March, July and December boards of review.

    Get a fast 

    This one-hour session will cover the difference between the March, July and December boards of review.

    **Premium Pass members: This webcast is already part of your subscription. To access, click MY WEBCASTS, then click the Premium Package link to view this webcast, or to access other webcasts included in your package.**

  • Now You Know - Taking Township Minutes

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    Spend an hour with MTA as we review of requirements and recommendations when it comes to the official record of your township’s meetings.

    One hour to better minutes

    This one-hour session will cover a review of requirements and recommendations when it comes to the official record of your township’s meetings.

    **Premium Pass members: This webcast is already part of your subscription. To access, click MY WEBCASTS, then click the Premium Package link to view this webcast, or to access other webcasts included in your package.**

  • Now You Know - What Your Board Needs to Know About Planning & Zoning

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    Get an overview on what every board member should know to better understand your township’s planning and zoning program.

    What does your board need to know about planning and zoning?

    Why do we plan and zone? Is there one “model” zoning ordinance carved in stone? What should all board members know to better understand your township’s planning and zoning program—or decide whether to plan and zone? You'll get on informative introduction to the concept of land use regulation for townships.

    **Premium Pass members: This webcast is already part of your subscription. To access, click MY WEBCASTS, then click the Premium Package link to view this webcast, or to access other webcasts included in your package.**

    Catherine Mullhaupt

    Staff Attorney, Member Information Services

    Catherine provides township officials and employees with information and resources regarding the day-to-day functions of township government. She writes for the "Hello, MTA...?" and Legal Briefs columns, and other articles in the Michigan Township Focus, develops MIS Department resource materials and webpages, authors MTA publications, and presents workshop and conference sessions, as well as live and recorded online courses.

    She joined MTA in 1991, spending her first nine years in MTA's Education Department writing and editing articles for the Township Focus and MTA publications. She coordinated educational workshops and the annual MTA trade show, and assisted in coordinating the annual MTA educational conference. 

    She was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in 2006 and is currently the MTA Staff Attorney.

  • Now You Know - OMA is Here to Stay

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    Explore Open Meetings Act requirements for scheduling meetings, notice, public comment, meeting rules, voting, closed sessions, minutes and more.

    NOW YOU KNOW: OMA is Here to Stay

    Every board member is subject to the OMA every time the board meets—and before and after it meets. Explore the basic points of the OMA’s requirements for scheduling meetings, notice, public comment, meeting rules, voting, closed sessions, minutes and more!

    **Premium Pass members: This webcast is already part of your subscription. To access, click MY WEBCASTS, then click the Premium Package link to view this webcast, or to access other webcasts included in your package.**

  • Now You Know - FOIA... What's All the fuss?

    Contains 1 Component(s)

    This one-hour webinar offers an overview of key aspects of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), from deadlines for processing requests to the calculation of fees and so more.

    NOW YOU KNOW: FOIA... What's all the fuss?

    Get a review of key aspects of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), from deadlines for processing requests to the calculation of fees and so much more!

    **Premium Pass members: This webcast is already part of your subscription. To access, click MY WEBCASTS, then click the Premium Package link to view this webcast, or to access other webcasts included in your package.**

    Catherine Mullhaupt

    Staff Attorney, Member Information Services

    Catherine provides township officials and employees with information and resources regarding the day-to-day functions of township government. She writes for the "Hello, MTA...?" and Legal Briefs columns, and other articles in the Michigan Township Focus, develops MIS Department resource materials and webpages, authors MTA publications, and presents workshop and conference sessions, as well as live and recorded online courses.

    She joined MTA in 1991, spending her first nine years in MTA's Education Department writing and editing articles for the Township Focus and MTA publications. She coordinated educational workshops and the annual MTA trade show, and assisted in coordinating the annual MTA educational conference. 

    She was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in 2006 and is currently the MTA Staff Attorney.

  • Board of Review - The Basics

    Contains 3 Component(s)

    This basic level class will introduce you to your role on the Board of Review and get you started off on the right foot! Note that the recorded version of this class has NOT been approved to fulfill the training mandate under PA 660, and is intended for informational/reference use only.

    This basic level class will introduce you to your role on the Board of Review and get you started off on the right foot!

    *Premium Pass members now have FREE access from April 1 - June 30, 2021. Simply login and click on MY WEBCASTS then choose the Premium Pass package to see titles available.

    Cindy Dodge

    MTA Member Information Liaison

    Michigan Townships Association

    MTA Member Information Liaison Cindy Dodge joined MTA in 2006 from Williamstown Township in Ingham County where she served as Clerk since 2005. She has been involved with the township since 2003 as assistant to the supervisor, planning commissioner, and assistant to the planning commission. She is currently a Michigan Certified Assessing Officer. Via phone, fax and e-mail, Cindy provides township officials and employees with information and resources regarding the day-to-day functions of township government. She is also the Association liaison for MTA county chapters, develops MIS Department resource materials, and presents workshop and Conference sessions as well as teaching live and recorded webinar courses.

  • Board of Review - Beyond the Basics

    Contains 2 Component(s)

    This "next step" class takes you beyond our Basics level course, exploring the "hows and whys" and examining each BoR-related form, and its relevance to the process. (Note that this class has NOT been approved to fulfill the training mandate under PA 660, and is intended for informational/reference use only.)

    This "next step" class takes you beyond our Basics level course, exploring the "hows and whys" and examining each BoR-related form, and its relevance to the process. (Note that this class has NOT been approved to fulfill the training mandate under PA 660, and is intended for informational/reference use only.)

    *Premium Pass members now have FREE access from April 1 - June 30, 2021. Simply login and click on MY WEBCASTS then choose the Premium Pass package to see titles available.

    Cindy Dodge

    MTA Member Information Liaison

    Michigan Townships Association

    MTA Member Information Liaison Cindy Dodge joined MTA in 2006 from Williamstown Township in Ingham County where she served as Clerk since 2005. She has been involved with the township since 2003 as assistant to the supervisor, planning commissioner, and assistant to the planning commission. She is currently a Michigan Certified Assessing Officer. Via phone, fax and e-mail, Cindy provides township officials and employees with information and resources regarding the day-to-day functions of township government. She is also the Association liaison for MTA county chapters, develops MIS Department resource materials, and presents workshop and Conference sessions as well as teaching live and recorded webinar courses.

  • Board of Review - Advanced

    Contains 4 Component(s)

    Our advanced training will cover many of the potential pitfalls and trouble-spots anticipated in 2021 and beyond. Review AMAR, CAMA standards, and loss of value adjustments, along with several other key topics helpful for experienced BoR members and assessors alike. (Note that this class has NOT been approved to fulfill the training mandate under PA 660, and is intended for informational/reference use only.)

    This training identifies potential pitfalls and trouble-spots anticipated in 2021, including critical insights from Michigan master assessing officers. Explore loss of value adjustments to the market value due to recent unforeseen natural disasters and other market impacts. Review the Audit of Minimum Assessing Requirements, and learn why the Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal data standards are important to providing equitable value across the state. Appropriate for assessors as well as experienced BoR members and supervisors. Not sure if you're ready for the advanced class? Start with your Basics and Beyond Basics classes to get started on the right foot!

    (Note that this class has NOT been approved to fulfill the training mandate under PA 660, and is intended for informational/reference use only.)

    *Premium Pass members now have FREE access from April 1 - June 30, 2021. Simply login and click on MY WEBCASTS then choose the Premium Pass package to see titles available.

    Cindy Dodge

    MTA Member Information Liaison

    Michigan Townships Association

    MTA Member Information Liaison Cindy Dodge joined MTA in 2006 from Williamstown Township in Ingham County where she served as Clerk since 2005. She has been involved with the township since 2003 as assistant to the supervisor, planning commissioner, and assistant to the planning commission. She is currently a Michigan Certified Assessing Officer. Via phone, fax and e-mail, Cindy provides township officials and employees with information and resources regarding the day-to-day functions of township government. She is also the Association liaison for MTA county chapters, develops MIS Department resource materials, and presents workshop and Conference sessions as well as teaching live and recorded webinar courses.

    Shila Kiander, MAAO

    Director, Mecosta County Equalization Department.

    Shila Kiander is a Michigan Advanced Assessing Officer with more than 20 years’ experience in the assessment administration field. She’s served as the Equalization Director for Mecosta County since 2007, and before that was the assessor for three units in northern Kent County. She also teaches assessor continuing education courses around the state, including the advanced Board of Review sessions and other courses for MTA.

    Debby Ring

    MMAO

    Laurie Spencer

    MMAO, Leelanau County Equalization Director