LGA Announcements

2017-18 NEOC Graduation Dinner

2017-18 Newly Elected Officials Course Graduation Dinner and Awards Ceremony Thursday, March 22, 2018 6 PM – 9 PM Rivers Club One Oxford Centre 301 Grant Street, Suite 411 Please join the Local Government Academy for a dinner recognizing the newly elected officials who have completed the Newly Elected Officials Course. Starting in November of 2017,

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2018 Golf Outing

Thursday, May 10, 2018 Cranberry Highlands Golf Course 5601 Freshcorn Road Cranberry Township, PA 16066 map 9:00 AM – Registration 9:15 AM – Omelet Bar Breakfast 10:45 AM – Shotgun Start 4:30 PM – Buffet Dinner/Prizes Click here to add this event to your calendar. Join the Local Government Academy on May 10th for a

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2018 ioby Webinar

ARCHIVED WEBINAR: How to Leverage “Crowdsourcing” to Enable Resident Leadership Register Now FREE Crowdsourcing has a strong history in America. In 1885, New Yorkers crowdfunded the pedestal for the Statue of Liberty — neighbors coming together to aggregate small donations to fund a public good, a strategy which we call citizen philanthropy. ioby (In Our

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The Case for Healthier Homes Webinar

ARCHIVED WEBINAR: Lead, Radon & Mold in Residential Housing: Policy Opportunities to Ensure Healthier Homes Register here FREE Join Conservation Consultants Inc. (CCI), for this Sustainable Community Development Network (SCDN) webinar brought to you by Sustainable Pittsburgh and Local Government Academy to learn how communities can mitigate the sometimes deadly problems caused by lead, radon,

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Age-Friendly Greater Pittsburgh Webinar

WEBINAR: Building (or Rebuilding) Communities that include every generation Wednesday, March 14, 2018 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM Register here FREE Please join Laura Poskin, the Project Manager for Age-Friendly Greater Pittsburgh, an initiative of Southwestern Pennsylvania Partnership for Aging (SWPPA), for a Sustainable Community Development Network (SCDN) webinar to learn about the recently released

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Sustainable Pittsburgh Challenge Webinar

Compete, Save, and Win with the Sustainable Pittsburgh Challenge Attention: Municipalities, local governments, community/economic development corporations and authorities Are you seeking ways to save taxpayer dollars, attract investment, and cultivate a vibrant community? The Sustainable Pittsburgh Challenge can help. Join Autumn Secrest and Jim Price of Sustainable Pittsburgh for this SCDN Webinar, hosted by Local

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Complete Streets Workshop 2017

CONNECT – Complete Streets Workshop, 2017 Over 80 attendees joined CONNECT and partners to learn more about Complete Streets policies! Session topics included Complete Streets basics and benefits, policy development and funding opportunities, public engagement and education, and more. Our keynote speaker, Robert Bini, Director for Transportation Planning for Lancaster County, PA, oversees activities of the Lancaster County Metropolitan

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NEOC Refreshment Break Sponsorships

Support Good Government and the efforts of the Newly Elected Officials Course participants! Pick an NEOC session and sponsor the Refreshment Break (Saturday sessions have two breaks to sponsor, one in the morning and one in the afternoon). By becoming a sponsor, your company/organization will: Be recognized at the event via signage Be listed as

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Complete Streets Webinar

Webinar: Taking Back the Streets to Promote Health and Public Safety “Complete Streets” is the simple idea that our streets and sidewalks should be accessible to all residents, regardless of their age or how they get around. Eric Boerer, the Advocacy Director of BikePGH, will discuss how communities benefit when they pass Complete Streets policies, enshrining

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Handling Employment Investigations

Webinar: Handling Employment Investigations From time to time, municipalities face the challenge of investigating the misconduct of an employee. Mistakes happen when employers aren’t trained to meticulously handle a situation, or haven’t been keeping in pace with updates in legislature, leading to often expensive setbacks and liability issues. How can municipalities prepare for such an

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