Recent Developments in Municipal Law

The Division of Local Services Legal Staff offers its "Recent Developments in Municipal Law" seminars for 
local officials every fall.  Presentations include new legislation and recent court decisions pertaining to local 
government. The dates of the next seminars will be posted here in early 2015.

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2014 Seminar Material

 
Morning Session: "Current Developments in Municipal Law"   

Afternoon Session: Workshop Materials

  • Workshop A pdf format of 2014workshopa.pdf
file size 3MB - Local Taxes - Charitable, Religious and other Organizational Exemptions
  • Workshop B pdf format of 2014workshopb.pdf
file size 4MB - Local Finances - Public Purposes and Trust Funds
  • Workshop C pdf format of 2014workshopc.pdf
file size 3MB - Local Employees - Wearing Multiple Hats


 

2013 Seminar Material

 Morning Session: "Current Developments in Municipal Law"      

Afternoon Session: Workshop Materials

  • Workshop A pdf format of workshopa.pdf
file size 2MB – Betterments and Liens – Assessment and Collection Issues
  • Workshop B pdf format of workshopb.pdf
file size 4MB – Special Funds – Revolving, Community Preservation and Enterprise Fund Issues
  • Revolving Fund Tables
  • Schools pdf format of revolvingfundschart-school.pdf
  • Non Schools pdf format of revolvingfundschart-nonschool.pdf
  • Workshop C pdf format of workshopc.pdf
file size 6MB – Local Employees – Municipal Personnel and Workforce Issues

 

2012 Seminar Material

        
Morning Session: "Current Developments in Municipal Law"   


 Afternoon Session: Workshop Materials

  • Workshop A pdf format of 2012workshopalocaltaxes.pdf
file size 1MB – Local Taxes – Abatement Applications and Open Meeting Law, Phased Condo Assessments and other Assessment and Collection Issues
  • Workshop B pdf format of 2012workshopblocalfinances.pdf
file size 2MB – Local Finances – Community Preservation Fund, Compensated Absences Fund and other Special Fund Issues
  • Workshop C pdf format of 2012workshopclocalgovernance.pdf
file size 4MB – Local Governance – Home Rule and Local Finances
  • Workshop C pdf format of 2012workshopclocalgovernancecasestudy4.pdf
– Local Governance -Case Study 4



2011 Seminar Material

Morning Session: "Current Developments in Municipal Law"

 

Afternoon Session: Workshop Materials

  • Workshop A pdf format of 2011WorkshopA
file size 2MB - Local Taxes – Current Options for Economic Development, Renewable Energy and Other Developments Issues
  • Workshop B pdf format of 2011WorkshopB
file size 1MB - Local Finances – Current Accounting, Special Fund and Finance Issues
  • Workshop C pdf format of 2011WorkshopC
file size 2MB -Local Employees- Current Employment Benefit Issues  

 

2010 Seminar Material

Morning Session: "Current Developments in Municipal Law"

Afternoon Session: Workshop Materials

  • Workshop A pdf format of 2010WorkshopA _LocalTaxesCurrentAssessmentandColle
- Local Taxes - Assessment and Collection Issues
  • Workshop B pdf format of 2010WorkshopB_LocalFinances_CurrentMunicipalFinanc
file size 3MB - Local Finances - Current Municipal Finance and Accounting Issues
  • Workshop C pdf format of 2010WorkshopC.pdf
file size 11MB - Local Employees- Current Employment Benefit Issues

 

2009 Seminar Material

Morning Session: "Current Developments in Municipal Law"

Afternoon Session: Workshop Materials

  • Workshop A pdf format of 2009_Workshop A.pdf
file size 18MB - Local Taxes - Assessment and Collection Issues
  • Workshop B pdf format of 2009_Workshop B_Local Finances.pdf
file size 26MB - Local Finances - Accounting, Special Fund and Finance Issues
  • Workshop B pdf format of 2009_ Workshop B.pdf
- Answers - Case Studies 1 and 2
  • Workshop C pdf format of 2009_ Workshop C_Local Services.pdf
file size 20MB - Local Services - Regionalization of Service Delivery.
  • Workshop C - OSD Policy 09-13, Use of State Contracts

2008 Seminar Material

Morning Session: "Current Developments in Municipal Law"

Afternoon Session: Workshop Materials

  • Workshop A pdf format of 2008_WorkshopA_LocalTaxes.pdf
file size 1MB - Local Taxes - Tax Assessment and Collection Issues
  • Workshop B pdf format of 2008_WorkshopB_LocalEnterprises.pdf
file size 1MB - Local Enterprises - Enterprise and Special Revenue Fund Issues
  • Workshop B pdf format of 2008_WorkshopB_Attachment.pdf
- Chart - Special Revenue Funds for Departmental Programs and Services
  • Workshop C pdf format of 2008_WorkshopC_LocalEmployees.pdf
file size 2MB - Local Employees - Compensation, Benefit and Employment Issues


2007 Seminar Material

Morning Session: "Current Developments in Municipal Law"

Afternoon Session: Workshop Materials

  • Workshop A pdf format of 2007WorkshopAChapter Lands.pdf
- Frequently Asked Questions About Classified Forest, Farm and Recreational Land
  • Workshop B pdf format of 2007WorkshopBCommPreservFund.pdf
- Frequently Asked Questions About Budgeting, Accounting and Spending Under the Community Preservation Act
  • Workshop C pdf format of 2007WorkshopCCollections.pdf
- Frequently Asked Questions About Collection of Municipal Taxes and Charges
  • Workshop C - Handout pdf format of 2007WorkshopCHandout.pdf
- Selected Frequently Asked Questions: Collection Issues


2006 Seminar Material

Morning Session: "Current Developments in Municipal Law"

Afternoon Session: Workshop Materials

  • Workshop A pdf format of 2006WorkshopA.pdf
- From Farmland to Waterfront Current Assessment and Collection Issues
  • Workshop B pdf format of 2006WorkshopB.pdf
- School Budget, Special Funds and Other Finance Issues
  • Workshop C pdf format of 2006WorkshopC.pdf
file size 1MB - Dealing with Employee Health Insurance

Revolving Fund Tables

 

Last Page Update 10/06/2014