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Knowing the legal territory

Knowing the legal territory is a must-see for every newly-elected mayor and councilmember. Easing your way into municipal office is much easier if you know where the speed traps and traffic bumps are. Presenter Steve DiJulio, Attorney, Foster Garvey PC keeps you on the straight and narrow.

PowerPoint – Steve DiJulio

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Your city's authority – Part 1/4

23 minutes



Governance: Conduct of city government – Part 2/4

38 minutes



Meetings and records – Part 3/4

Watching part three of the Knowing the Legal Territory videos will meet your Open Government Trainings Act requirement for elected officials. Please download, print, sign, and date your certificate for your records. We also recommend that you provide a signed copy to your city clerk.
54 minutes



Conflicts and ethics – Part 4/4

35 minutes

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