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October 03, 2018

From due process to “do not call lists” to much more….Join Sherry Brown and Chris Gerber of Siana Bellwoar as they discuss a wide variety of issues that are affecting municipal police departments today and ways in which municipalities can best position themselves to properly and proactively address those issues.


October 03, 2018

From due process to “do not call lists” to much more….Join Sherry Brown and Chris Gerber of Siana Bellwoar as they discuss a wide variety of issues that are affecting municipal police departments today and ways in which municipalities can best position themselves to properly and proactively address those issues


October 10, 2018

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) imposes numerous wide-ranging obligations on all public entities and impacts everything a township does, from installing curb ramps and offering programs to developing websites and communicating with the public. Regardless of size, all townships need to be aware of and comply with the ADA’s obligations. In this webinar, Mark Shaw and Mark Pavkov of MacDonald Illig will provide an overview of the ADA’s requirements and the steps townships should be taking to ensure ADA compliance. 


October 10, 2018

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) imposes numerous wide-ranging obligations on all public entities and impacts everything a township does, from installing curb ramps and offering programs to developing websites and communicating with the public. Regardless of size, all townships need to be aware of and comply with the ADA’s obligations. In this webinar, Mark Shaw and Mark Pavkov of MacDonald Illig will provide an overview of the ADA’s requirements and the steps townships should be taking to ensure ADA compliance. 


October 17, 2018

Local elected officials are often required to make difficult decisions in their role as employers. Yet, generally speaking, many local elected officials lack the foundational knowledge of employment law necessary to make informed decisions.  In this webinar, Tony Sherr of Sherr Law Group will cover on a number of important employment law topics including discrimination, employee constitutional rights, properly (and promptly) investigating employee claims, the importance of employment law training, and written policies necessary for municipal employees.


October 17, 2018

Local elected officials are often required to make difficult decisions in their role as employers. Yet, generally speaking, many local elected officials lack the foundational knowledge of employment law necessary to make informed decisions.  In this webinar, Tony Sherr of Sherr Law Group will cover on a number of important employment law topics including discrimination, sexual harrassment, properly (and promptly) investigating employee claims, the importance of employment law training, and written policies necessary for municipal employees.


October 18, 2018

This instructor-led Flagger Training will be conducted for individuals who have flagging responsibilities on ANY ROAD OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Others who would benefit from this course include: utility companies working on low volume roads, law enforcement personnel, municipal managers and elected officials (to understand the importance, and for budgeting purposes). This course has been designed to meet the PennDOT Publication 408 flagger training requirements mandated for all flaggers in Pennsylvania.


October 22, 2018

From making decisions on contentious public issues to learning the ins and outs of the Municipalities Planning Code, being a member of a zoning hearing board can be a challenge. In this course, Elam Herr, who has a wealth of experience as PSATS’ Assistant Executive Director and the Chair of the East Hempfield Township (Lancaster) Zoning Hearing Board, will help you better navigate this challenge. Topics to be covered include procedures for deciding variances and special exceptions, handling hearing-related questions, Ethics Act requirements and much more. Attendees will also learn specific, practical tips that will leave them better prepared for their next meeting or hearing. While this course is geared more toward newer zoning hearing board members, those looking for a refresher on their obligations will also benefit.


October 23, 2018

This full-day seminar is designed to meet the educational interests and busy schedules of consulting engineers by providing a focused overview of important issues of interest to municipal engineers and their local government clients. In addition to the opportunity to learn from and engage in dialogue with other attendees and highly regarded faculty members, attendees will receive quality written materials, lunch and refreshments. We encourage your attendance at this interactive and informative session, which is eligible for 6 PDHs. The final agenda will be posted soon.


October 23, 2018

This unique, multidisciplinary training promotes a shared understanding of the requirements for safe, quick clearance at traffic incidents scenes; prompt reliable and open communications; and motorist and responder safeguards. Better incident response can cut incident response time in half. ** This training is an MPOETC approved CLEE course. (CLE00169)


October 23, 2018

This unique, multidisciplinary training promotes a shared understanding of the requirements for safe, quick clearance at traffic incidents scenes; prompt reliable and open communications; and motorist and responder safeguards. Better incident response can cut incident response time in half. ** This training is an MPOETC approved CLEE course. (CLE00169)


October 23, 2018

From making decisions on contentious public issues to learning the ins and outs of the Municipalities Planning Code, being a member of a zoning hearing board can be a challenge. In this course, Elam Herr, who has a wealth of experience as PSATS’ Assistant Executive Director and the Chair of the East Hempfield Township (Lancaster) Zoning Hearing Board, will help you better navigate this challenge. Topics to be covered include procedures for deciding variances and special exceptions, handling hearing-related questions, Ethics Act requirements and much more. Attendees will also learn specific, practical tips that will leave them better prepared for their next meeting or hearing. While this course is geared more toward newer zoning hearing board members, those looking for a refresher on their obligations will also benefit.


October 24, 2018

This full-day seminar is an excellent opportunity for municipal solicitors to get caught up on recent developments in municipal law and become better prepared to address matters of significance affecting their clients. 


October 24, 2018

The Federal Highway Administration’s Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), 2009 Edition, established safety improvement requirements for road agencies.  This webinar, presented by Joseph Fiocco of SAFE Highway Engineering, LLC, will describe those requirements that have 2019 implementation deadlines and why it is critical for your municipality to comply with the requirements.


October 25, 2018

State and federal regulations require every employer who has CDL employees driving vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating or operating weight of more than 26,001 pounds used on public roads to participate in a drug and alcohol testing program. These same regulations also require that such employers train all personnel who supervisor employees with commercial driver’s licenses (CDLs) in handling suspected on-the-job drug or alcohol use. This workshop addresses these federal requirements by providing supervisory personnel with a working understanding of the federal CDL regulations, including on-the-job probable cause procedures.

This half-day class is eligible for 2 PMGA credits


October 25, 2018

This workshop will review CMV/CDL employee and vehicle paperwork, including pre-employment inquiries regarding a CDL applicant's past drug and alcohol test results and driving safety reports; requests for CMV driver's license information; annually reviewing each CMV driver's qualification to continue driving; CMV daily vehicle inspection, maintenance, and repair reports; the employer's required policy on CDL drug and alcohol testing; and a general overview of all the CDL regulations.

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This half-day class is eligible for 2 PMGA secondary credits.


October 26, 2018

This instructor-led Flagger Training will be conducted for individuals who have flagging responsibilities on ANY ROAD OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Others who would benefit from this course include: utility companies working on low volume roads, law enforcement personnel, municipal managers and elected officials (to understand the importance, and for budgeting purposes). This course has been designed to meet the PennDOT Publication 408 flagger training requirements mandated for all flaggers in Pennsylvania.


October 26, 2018

State and federal regulations require every employer who has CDL employees driving vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating or operating weight of more than 26,001 pounds used on public roads to participate in a drug and alcohol testing program. These same regulations also require that such employers train all personnel who supervisor employees with commercial driver’s licenses (CDLs) in handling suspected on-the-job drug or alcohol use. This workshop addresses these federal requirements by providing supervisory personnel with a working understanding of the federal CDL regulations, including on-the-job probable cause procedures.

This half-day class is eligible for 2 PMGA credits


October 26, 2018

This workshop will review CMV/CDL employee and vehicle paperwork, including pre-employment inquiries regarding a CDL applicant's past drug and alcohol test results and driving safety reports; requests for CMV driver's license information; annually reviewing each CMV driver's qualification to continue driving; CMV daily vehicle inspection, maintenance, and repair reports; the employer's required policy on CDL drug and alcohol testing; and a general overview of all the CDL regulations.

This half-day class is eligible for 2 PMGA secondary credits.


October 29, 2018

Come join peers from throughout your region to learn about and discuss a variety of township-related topics in numerous workshops and general sessions. This educational event will be the perfect opportunity to hear from experts on the local issues that matter to you and your municipality.

There will be a networking reception following day one activities.

Register NOW. This event is limited to the first 100 participants.


October 29, 2018

Come join peers from throughout your region to learn about and discuss a variety of township-related topics in numerous workshops and general sessions. This educational event will be the perfect opportunity to hear from experts on the local issues that matter to you and your municipality.

There will be a networking reception following day one activities.

Register NOW. This event is limited to the first 100 participants.


October 30, 2018

Come join peers from throughout your region to learn about and discuss a variety of township-related topics in numerous workshops and general sessions. This educational event will be the perfect opportunity to hear from experts on the local issues that matter to you and your municipality.

There will be a networking reception following day one activities.

Register NOW. This event is limited to the first 100 participants.


October 31, 2018

Does your township’s fee schedule recover the costs of the services residents receive? Are your fees too high? Too low? And if your fees are challenged, are you prepared to defend them before a judge? In this webinar, Tommy Ryan, manager of Worcester Township, Montgomery County, will show you how to develop a fee schedule that is not only legal but also appropriate and equitable for your community.