In an effort to reach as many candidates as possible, LGA has revised the schedule for the 2015 Contemplating Governing program. Registered participants will begin courses at 6:30 p.m., Feb. 18, with a live-interactive webinar titled, “Tackling Candidate Red Tape.” All in-person sessions begin at 6 p.m., at the Green Tree Municipal Center. The first
Local Government Academy is pleased to announce that the Academy’s successful Municipal Internship Program has been extended to Beaver County, through the support of the Beaver County Commissioners and the Redevelopment Authority of Beaver County. Read more here.
Applications for 2015 Municipal Intern Program, which links undergraduate and graduate students with municipalities, authorities and Councils of Governments, for summer internship projects are now being accepted by the LGA. This year’s communities include Allegheny, Beaver, Butler and Washington counties, all municipalities under Act 47 or participating in the state Department of Economic Development’s Early
LGA’s 2015 Contemplating Governing course begins on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at the Green Tree Municipal Center. This three-part program is aimed at southwestern Pennsylvania residents who are considering running for and those who have declared their candidacy for local election. For more information, click 2015 Contemplating Governing.
Starting Monday, LGA’s online courses Fight Blight Brightly and Fight Blight Brightly-LITE will both be available. Based on the “From Blight to Bright,” handbook from the Pennsylvania Housing Alliance, Fight Blight Brightly offers reading materials, webinars and other resources to help municipalities fight the drain blight has on their communities. Click here to learn more
Contemplating Governing is a three-part program, which examines the nature of local government for those individuals thinking about running for office, as well as members of the general public who want to learn more about the Commonwealth’s various levels of local government. The 2015 program is being held Feb. 4, 12 and 18, at the