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  • New public records laws and what you need to know

    AWC, MRSC and WSAC have partnered to cover what governments need to know in order to comply with the new law.

  • Short Course on Local Planning

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programThe Short Course on Planning is the pre-eminent training course on land use for planning commissioners and elected officials in Washington. Access this training through a series of ten short videos.
    (CML: Community planning and development; 3 credits)

  • Your leadership contribution

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programDr. Craig Dunn, Dean, College of Business and Economics, Western Washington University explores what makes your city hall work meaningful, and how you as a leader contribute to a greater good and a healthier community.
    (CML: Effective local leadership; 1 credit)

  • The next 20 years in local government

    What are the next big things facing local government? In this video, futurist Rebecca Ryan highlights 44 trends in four categories – resources, technology, demographics, and governance - that could impact how local government operates in the next generation.

  • Budgeting basics

    Certificate of Municipal Leadership programAWC's 10-part online Budgeting Basics series breaks down the various elements of budgeting. Redmond's Finance Director Mike Bailey shares his approach to budgeting and provides guidance and advice for all elements of the budget process.
    (CML: Public sector resource management; 1 credit)

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