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  • 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; three credits)

  • Using surplus properties for affordable housing recorded webinar

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programCities and other local governments now have new authorities to dispose of surplus property at less than market value for affordable housing purposes. (CML: Community planning and development; 1 credit)

  • GMA comp plan conversation starters

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programThis Growth Management Act "starter package" features a series of 12 videos covering planning and land use roles and responsibilities, budget, economic development, community engagement and more. (CML: Community planning and development; 1 credit)

  • Tips for employers post-Janus v. AFSCME

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programThe U.S. Supreme Court decision in Janus v. AFSCME could mean significant changes to how public sector unions operate. This webinar recording is an overview of the decision and explores how it will impact unions and employers. (CML: Roles, responsibilities, and legal requirements; 1 credit)

  • New tools to address zombie homes webinar recording

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programAbandoned homes (also known as zombie homes) have a number of negative implications for cities including crime, public safety issues, lower property values, lack of community cohesion, and lower tax revenue – to name a few. (CML: Community planning and development; 1 credit)

  • Voting Rights Act webinar recording

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programThe Washington Voting Rights Act (VRA) goes into effect on June 7, 2018. Do you know what this new legislation means for your city? (CML: Roles, responsibilities, and legal requirements; 1 credit)

  • Washington paid sick leave recorded webinar

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programIs your organization’s paid sick leave program compliant with Washington’s new paid sick leave statute, which will take effect January 1, 2018? (CML: Roles, responsibilities, and legal requirements; 1 credit)

  • Public Records Act eLearning

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programIn partnership with the Municipal Research and Services Center (MRSC), this course is customized for city and town councilmembers and mayors to help meet an important training requirement in accordance with the Open Government Trainings Act. (CML: Roles, responsibilities, and legal requirements; 1 credit)

  • Open Public Meetings Act eLearning

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programThis eLearning training opportunity was created in partnership between MRSC and AWC to provide information on the Open Public Meetings Act (OPMA). The training is customized for city and town councilmembers and mayors to help meet an important training requirement in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act Training. (CML: Roles, responsibilities, and legal requirements; 1 credit)

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