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  • Impacts of HB 1071: Protecting personal info

    CMLBugThis webinar covers recent changes to the law on data breach notifications.
    (CML: Roles, responsibilities, and legal requirements, 1 credit)

  • AWC Legislative session wrap up webinar

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programJoin the AWC Advocacy Team for an informative recap of city-related issues from the concluded 2020 legislative session.
    (CML: Effective local leadership, 1 credit)

  • Fundamentals of municipal budget cycles

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programThis webinar explores how to master the basics of budgeting for a newly elected official and for staff who support newly elected officials.
    (CML: Public sector resource management, 1 credit. CPE: 1 credit)

  • Introduction to the Clean Energy Transformation Act 2020

    This webinar will discuss the ways the Clean Energy Transformation Act (CETA) impacts utilities' rate setting and financial obligations for low-income users and deadlines municipal utilities must comply with to avoid penalties.

  • LOCAL Program webinar on financing options for local governments

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programLearn what can be financed through the LOCAL Program and how it can be accomplished with the state’s low interest rate. Discover how, including property acquisition and new facility construction.
    (CML: Public sector resource management, 1 credit)

  • What is a city? An overview of Washington cities’ functions and services

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programThis e-learning module provides a brief introduction to how cities operate. Examine the building blocks, forms of government, making of public policy, budgeting and the services a city offers.
    (CML: Roles, responsibilities, and legal requirements; 1 credit)

  • Working together – Understanding the roles & responsibilities of elected officials

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programWhere’s the line? We’ll explore the roles and responsibilities of elected officials.
    (CML: Roles, responsibilities, and legal requirements; 1 credit)

  • Watch AWC’s Census 2020 webinar

    We know the importance of the Census and working together to make sure everyone is educated about it and motivated to respond. With more than $600 billion in federal funding and grant money on the line, cities across Washington are preparing to ensure their communities will be accurately counted. Has yours?! Find out more about preparing your community for a total count.

  • Knowing the legal territory

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programThis video series is a must-see for every newly elected mayor and councilmember. This training fulfils the Open Government Training Act requirement for elected officials.
    (CML: Roles, responsibilities, and legal requirements; 3 credits)

  • Effective local leadership: How to move initiatives forward and get things done

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programHear from colleagues on how they learned to successfully work with people to get things done and move initiatives forward.
    (CML: Effective local leadership; 1 credit)

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