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2018 Newly Elected Officials Insitute

Mar 08 2018  7:00 AM

Add to Calendar 2018-03-08 07:00:00 2018-03-09 12:00:00 America/Detroit 2018 Newly Elected Officials Institute Tifton Campus Conference Center 15 R D C Rd, Tifton, GA 31794 Aileen Harris aharris@gmanet.com


The Newly Elected Officials Institute provides an opportunity for mayors and councilmembers to increase their knowledge and understanding of city government, especially as it relates to the role and responsibility of the elected official. The training provides information designed to increase the awareness of the legal, financial and ethical responsibilities of city officials. Further, the course provides six hours of credit toward the voluntary training certificate program available through the Municipal Training Institute. Municipal elected officials that have served before and have been reelected are required to take the Newly Elected Officials Institute again if they have been out of office for more than four years.

Registration: The registration fee is $360 per person and includes instructional costs and materials, planned meals and refreshment breaks. This fee does not include lodging. Cancellations must be made at least two weeks in advance of the class for which registered, in order to receive a refund.  Each class will be limited to 250 people and may fill up quickly.

Lodging: GMA has reserved a block of rooms at the following Tifton hotels for the nights of March 7 and 11: Country Inn & Suites / block rate- $85 plus fees/ (229) 382-8100; Comfort Inn & Suites / block rate- $85 plus fees / (229) 382-8250; Holiday Inn Express / block rate- $95 plus fees / (229) 382-3300.  Please call the hotel directly. All three hotels are located off of Exit 62 on I-75. The block rates are under Newly Elected Training / Georgia Municipal Association.  Reservations at the special block rates MUST be made by February 16, 2018.

For questions or scholarship information contact GMA Training Manager Aileen Harris at aharris@gmanet.com or 678-686-6293.

2018 Newly Elected Officials Institute Tentative Schedule—Tifton

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.          Pre-registration and dinner on your own (optional)  

Thursday, March 8, 2018
7:00 a.m.– 8:00 a.m.           Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.           Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:30 a.m.  – 11:45 a.m.        Program
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.         Lunch and Remarks from the Georgia Municipal Association
1:10 p.m. –   5:00 p.m.         Program
Dinner on your own
Friday, March 9, 2018

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.          Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.        Program
11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.     Program Closing



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