Education Catalog (Webinars)

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Municipal Asset Management Through GIS

Many townships are recognizing the benefits of using GIS to manage their assets, from signs and roads to stormwater and sanitary sewer systems…but how do you start the process? During this webinar, Beth Uhler will describe how townships can build a simple, cost-effective, online asset management system to meet their needs.

Eligible for 1 PMGA Secondary Credit

11/28/2018  12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Is Your Fire Department Ready for Medical Marijuana? 

On April 6, 2016, legislation was passed legalizing the growing and cultivation of medicinal marijuana. This new industry is something that fire departments across the commonwealth are dealing with for the first time. This webinar will provide an overview of the industry, what fire departments can do to prepare, and what they may encounter on an active incident involving one of these facilities. It will also cover some internal controls and policies that should be considered within your departments, given that a member or employee could be prescribed medicinal marijuana.

Eligible for 1 PMGA Secondary Credit

12/5/2018  12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Erasing Blight through Eminent Domain 

This webinar will discuss how communities can use eminent domain to facilitate public projects and combat blight. The presenters will discuss the prerequisites for using the condemnation power and the government authorities that may be involved, particularly for blighted properties. Participants will get practical tips for planning public projects, addressing blight, and coordinating projects with engineers, appraisers, and attorneys.

Eligible for 1 PMGA Secondary Credit

12/12/2018  12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Are You Prepared for Your 2019 Organizational Meeting?
If you are unsure of whether you have everything ready for your 2019 Organizational Meeting, then make sure to attend this webinar. Holly Fishel of PSATS will review best practices and checklists that will help you ensure that your township has a smooth and less chaotic organizational meeting.

Eligible for 1 PMGA Secondary Credit

12/19/2018  12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.