Local Government 101
2020 Webinar Offerings:
$70-All online & may attend any LG 101 Webinar(s)
May 15 Webinar
May 29 Webinar
June 5 Webinar
June 26 - Webinar
Participants who opt for the online webinar version have the option to take the course all in one day or mix and match the four different modules during any of our offered webinar dates over a 12 month period following their registration. In addition to the online training, participants will have the option of receiving a hard copy workbook or a USB version. The cost of the program is $70 per person.
(More dates to follow)
Link to Webinar Registration
(Credit Card Required)
2020 Workshop Locations:
*If needed - Hotel Information (PDF)
You’ll learn about city and village powers including municipal home rule, hear about how to recognize and avoid conflicts of interest, go home with a quick tutorial on municipal budgeting as well as how to run a meeting and finish with an overview on managing public works projects. In addition, you’ll have that age-old question answered: “what is a walking quorum anyway?”
New for 2020 the League is offering this course in Webinar format. Participants who opt for the online webinar version have the option to take the course all in one day or mix and match the four different modules during any of our offered webinar dates over a 12 month period following their registration.
Agenda for Webinar Format:
Module 1: 9:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Welcome, Organization & Powers of Cities and Villages, and Recognizing and Avoiding Conflicts of Interest
Module 2: 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Budgeting & Financial Oversight
Module 3: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Procedures for Local Government Meetings
Module 4: 2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Managing Public Works Activities
Agenda for Workshop Locations
8:30 a.m. Registration (Coffee/Light Breakfast)
9:00 a.m. Welcome
9:15 a.m. Organization & Powers of Cities and Villages
10:00 a.m. Recognizing and Avoiding Conflicts of Interest
11:00 a.m. Budgeting & Financial Oversight
12:15 p.m. Lunch (included)
1:00 p.m. Procedures for Local Government Meetings
2:45 p.m. Managing Public Works Activities
4:00 p.m. Adjourn
While Local Government 101 is a one-day workshop we have reserved a small block of rooms for over-night stays. Please call the hotel directly by the specified deadline, and reference the League of Wisconsin Municipalities to receive the block rate. 2020 LOCAL GOVERNMENT 101 HOTEL INFORMATION (PDF)