Best Practices for Right to Know Law and Sunshine Act Compliance - 09/27/17 - Butler County

This class will review municipalities' obligations under the Sunshine Act and Right-to-Know Law, discuss recent case law and trends, and provide best practices to help make municipal officials' jobs more efficient and cost effective.


CDL - Probable Cause Training for CDL Supervisory Personnel - 10/10/17 - Centre County

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 pr


CDL - Probable Cause Training for CDL Supervisory Personnel - 10/17/17 - Cumberland County

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 pr


CMV/CDL Records Management - 10/10/17 - Centre County

 The PSATS CDL program has developed this class to help employers understand all the records they should be maintaining for their commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) and the employees who operate them. In Pennsylvania, a CMV is generally any vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating or operating weight of more than 17,001 pounds used on public roads. Each workshop participant will receive a course instructional packet containing copies of each form and detailed directions on their use.


CMV/CDL Records Management - 10/17/17 - Cumberland County

 The PSATS CDL program has developed this class to help employers understand all the records they should be maintaining for their commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) and the employees who operate them. In Pennsylvania, a CMV is generally any vehicle with a gross vehicle weight rating or operating weight of more than 17,001 pounds used on public roads. Each workshop participant will receive a course instructional packet containing copies of each form and detailed directions on their use.


Developing Your Township Budget - 10/10/17 - Cumberland County

Preparation and adoption of the annual budget should be based on careful planning of the township’s activities for the coming year, and making reasoned and balanced decisions on how municipal resources will be spent. This class will provide proven and effective methods and techniques to help new and veteran township supervisors, secretaries, treasurers, managers, road masters and public works officials develop budgets that work.


Developing Your Township Budget - 10/11/17 - Crawford County

Preparation and adoption of the annual budget should be based on careful planning of the township’s activities for the coming year, and making reasoned and balanced decisions on how municipal resources will be spent. This class will provide proven and effective methods and techniques to help new and veteran township supervisors, secretaries, treasurers, managers, road masters and public works officials develop budgets that work.


Developing Your Township Budget - 10/17/17 - Lycoming County

Preparation and adoption of the annual budget should be based on careful planning of the township’s activities for the coming year, and making reasoned and balanced decisions on how municipal resources will be spent. This class will provide proven and effective methods and techniques to help new and veteran township supervisors, secretaries, treasurers, managers, road masters and public works officials develop budgets that work.

 


Developing Your Township Budget - 10/18/17 - Beaver County

Preparation and adoption of the annual budget should be based on careful planning of the township’s activities for the coming year, and making reasoned and balanced decisions on how municipal resources will be spent. This class will provide proven and effective methods and techniques to help new and veteran township supervisors, secretaries, treasurers, managers, road masters and public works officials develop budgets that work.


Developing Your Township Budget - 10/24/17 - Montgomery County

Preparation and adoption of the annual budget should be based on careful planning of the township’s activities for the coming year, and making reasoned and balanced decisions on how municipal resources will be spent. This class will provide proven and effective methods and techniques to help new and veteran township supervisors, secretaries, treasurers, managers, road masters and public works officials develop budgets that work.


Developing Your Township Budget - 10/25/17 - Westmoreland County

Preparation and adoption of the annual budget should be based on careful planning of the township’s activities for the coming year, and making reasoned and balanced decisions on how municipal resources will be spent. This class will provide proven and effective methods and techniques to help new and veteran township supervisors, secretaries, treasurers, managers, road masters and public works officials develop budgets that work.


Engineers 2017 Fall Seminar

This full-day seminar is designed to meet your educational interests and your busy schedule by providing a focused overview of important issues of interest to municipal engineers and their local government clients. We encourage your attendance at this interactive and informative session, which is eligible for 6 PDHs.


Flagger Training - 10/17/17 - Luzerne County

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.


Flagger Training - 11/16/17 - Washington County

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.


Human Resources and Labor Management Institute - 10/05/17 - Butler County

This institute will cover topics such as: creating positive leadership and employee accountability, managing the employee with a mental illness, what first level supervisors absolutely need to know and the municipal workforce of the future.


Human Resources and Labor Management Institute - 10/12/17 - Berks County

This institute will cover topics such as: creating positive leadership and employee accountability, managing the employee with a mental illness, what first level supervisors absolutely need to know and the municipal workforce of the future.


Human Resources and Labor Management Institute - 11/8/17 - Cumberland County

This institute will cover topics such as: creating positive leadership and employee accountability, managing the employee with a mental illness, what first level supervisors absolutely need to know and the municipal workforce of the future.


Navigating the Ethics Act Minefield - 09/27/17 - Butler County

This class will provide municipal officials and employees with a better understanding of their many obligations under the state's Public Official and Employee Ethics Act. 


NIMS and the Incident Command System - 10/18/17 - Westmoreland County

To help municipalities address their emergency management planning responsibilities, they are required to be trained on using the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Command System (ICS) which help your emergency management team make effective, consistent, and timely decisions during an emergency.


NIMS and the Incident Command System - 10/19/17 - Blair County

To help municipalities address their emergency management planning responsibilities, they are required to be trained on using the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Command System (ICS) which help your emergency management team make effective, consistent, and timely decisions during an emergency.


NIMS and the Incident Command System - 10/20/17 - Berks County

To help municipalities address their emergency management planning responsibilities, they are required to be trained on using the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Command System (ICS) which help your emergency management team make effective, consistent, and timely decisions during an emergency.


PMGA Administration Course - 10/16/17 - Chester County

A broad overview of municipal administration. Experts discuss the Township Code, human resource issues, risk management, Right-to-Know Law responsibilities, budgeting and municipal accounting, audits, investments, and pension management.


PMGA Administration Course - 10/17/17 - Westmoreland County

A broad overview of municipal administration. Experts discuss the Township Code, human resource issues, risk management, Right-to-Know Law responsibilities, budgeting and municipal accounting, audits, investments, and pension management.


PMGA Administration Course - 10/18/17 - Cumberland County

A broad overview of municipal administration. Experts discuss the Township Code, human resource issues, risk management, Right-to-Know Law responsibilities, budgeting and municipal accounting, audits, investments, and pension management.


PMGA Planning Course - 10/10/17 - Chester County

Municipal planning responsibilities covered by our experts include the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code, subdivision and land development, zoning, duties of the planning commission and zoning hearing board, and administration and enforcement of the Uniform Construction Code.


PMGA Planning Course - 10/11/17 - Cumberland County

Municipal planning responsibilities covered by our experts include the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code, subdivision and land development, zoning, duties of the planning commission and zoning hearing board, and administration and enforcement of the Uniform Construction Code.


PMGA Planning Course - 10/13/17 - Westmoreland County

Municipal planning responsibilities covered by our experts include the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code, subdivision and land development, zoning, duties of the planning commission and zoning hearing board, and administration and enforcement of the Uniform Construction Code.


PMGA Public Safety Course - 10/02/17 - Chester County

Our experts discuss such topics as fire service, emergency management, police, ambulance service, mutual aid, homeland security, and municipal liability for volunteers.


PMGA Public Safety Course - 10/03/17 - Cumberland County

Our experts discuss such topics as fire service, emergency management, police, ambulance service, mutual aid, homeland security, and municipal liability for volunteers.


PMGA Public Safety Course - 10/04/17 - Westmoreland County

Our experts discuss such topics as fire service, emergency management, police, ambulance service, mutual aid, homeland security, and municipal liability for volunteers.


PMGA Public Works Course - 10/23/17 - Chester County

A broad look at municipal public works responsibilities. Topics covered by our experts include road and bridge maintenance, road safety, stormwater management, traffic signs and signals, and posting and bonding. 


PMGA Public Works Course - 10/24/17 - Westmoreland County

A broad look at municipal public works responsibilities. Topics covered by our experts include road and bridge maintenance, road safety, stormwater management, traffic signs and signals, and posting and bonding.

 


PMGA Public Works Course - 10/27/17 - Cumberland County

A broad look at municipal public works responsibilities. Topics covered by our experts include road and bridge maintenance, road safety, stormwater management, traffic signs and signals, and posting and bonding. 


PSATS SEO Precertification Academy - November 2017

The PSATS SEO Precertification Academy is divided into two parts, the Orientation course and the Academy course. The Orientation course is completed through self-study before attending the Academy course. The four and a half-day Academy course is a specially created, interactive program that teaches the duties and responsibilities of a local agency SEO.


QuickBooks and the Municipal Chart of Accounts - 10/06/17 - Cumberland County

If you are using QuickBooks and have not incorporated the state’s “Chart of Accounts” or still have questions, you will want to take this class!  This class will show you how to use the “Chart of Accounts” with QuickBooks accounting software.


QuickBooks and the Municipal Chart of Accounts - 10/13/17 - Montgomery County

If you are using QuickBooks and have not incorporated the state’s “Chart of Accounts” or still have questions, you will want to take this class!  This class will show you how to use the “Chart of Accounts” with QuickBooks accounting software.


Regional Fall Forum - October 30/31 - Tioga County

Why travel south for the winter when you can travel north for the Fall?  Introducing the PSATS Regional Fall Forum, a two-day event focusing on what matters most to smaller rural townships


Resolving Payroll Problems with QuickBooks - 10/06/17 - Cumberland County

Have you ever had to edit a paycheck or re-create a lost or damaged paycheck? This class will show you how to do that plus creating electronic fund transfer files and payments, setting up your payroll taxes for electronic fund transfer filing and quarterly reports, adjusting liabilities, trouble-shooting those red exclamations points in QuickBook’s payroll schedules, defining your payroll items, and managing payroll reports and year-end W-2s. 


Resolving Payroll Problems with QuickBooks - 10/13/17 - Montgomery County

Have you ever had to edit a paycheck or re-create a lost or damaged paycheck? This class will show you how to do that plus creating electronic fund transfer files and payments, setting up your payroll taxes for electronic fund transfer filing and quarterly reports, adjusting liabilities, trouble-shooting those red exclamations points in QuickBook’s payroll schedules, defining your payroll items, and managing payroll reports and year-end W-2s. 


SEO #343 Advantex Wastewater Treatment System 2016-2018This training course describes the AdvanTex Treatment System and its status as a listed alternate technology in the State of Pennsylvania. This course covers several topics, including the technology behind AdvanTex Treatment Systems and an explanation of the classification listing for AdvanTex in the State of Pennsylvania.

SEO #344 Eljen GSF System 2016-2018This training course describes the Eljen GSF System and its status as a listed alternate technology in the State of Pennsylvania. This course covers several topics, including onsite testing, the role of the system component, design, absorption area configurations, installation and maintenance requirements.

SEO #901 Google Earth On-demand WebinarDuring this 1.5 hour webinar, attendees will be introduced to Google Earth, a solid source for regional and worldwide maps and satellite images. These affordable services can be powerful communication tools for township supervisors, staff (sewage enforcement officers), and planning commissions. The instructor will demonstrate how to use Google Earth to assist with mapping.

SEO #902 Ethics On-demand WebinarThe State Ethics Act was enacted to strengthen the faith and confidence of state and local citizens in their government, and to ensure that the financial interests of holders, nominees and/or candidates for public offices do not conflict with the public trust. It is important to always keep in mind that public office is a public trust, and that any effort to realize personal financial gain through your public office, other than compensation provided by law, is a violation of that trust.

SEO #903 Onlot Sewage System Operation and Maintenance 2016-2018Explain why an SEO would perform an operation and maintenance (O&M) inspection. • Explain when O&M inspections are required. • Discuss etiquette • Explain the basics of lab samples • Describe the minimum equipment needed to complete an O&M inspection. • Review safety and liability issues • Review O&M inspections

SEO #904 Onlot Management: An Opportunity to Engage and Educate On-Demand Webinar 2016-2018By attending the webinar, you will be able to: •Organize records •Develope and implemente an inspection ordinance •Educate the public •Write a letter to a property owner •Explain an inspection •Educate an individual on the benefits of an onlot management program

Solicitors 2017 Fall Seminar

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. 


TEMA 2017 Fall Exercise Forum

This full-day seminar is designed to meet the educational needs and busy schedule of local emergency management coordinators by providing an interactive opportunity to engage in several tabletop exercises focused on real-world experiences. We encourage your attendance at this interactive and informative session. 


The Township Role in Emergency Management - 10/18/17 - Westmoreland County

One of the most fundamental responsibilities of every township is to protect the health, welfare, and safety of its residents. Whatever the natural and man-made hazards your township faces, it must prepare to “handle them all”.This course will provide detailed instructions on how to structure your emergency management team and make an emergency operations plan (EOP) that is responsive to the threats faced by your township.


The Township Role in Emergency Management - 10/19/17 - Blair County

One of the most fundamental responsibilities of every township is to protect the health, welfare, and safety of its residents. Whatever the natural and man-made hazards your township faces, it must prepare to “handle them all”.This course will provide detailed instructions on how to structure your emergency management team and make an emergency operations plan (EOP) that is responsive to the threats faced by your township.


The Township Role in Emergency Management - 10/20/17 - Berks County

One of the most fundamental responsibilities of every township is to protect the health, welfare, and safety of its residents. Whatever the natural and man-made hazards your township faces, it must prepare to “handle them all”.This course will provide detailed instructions on how to structure your emergency management team and make an emergency operations plan (EOP) that is responsive to the threats faced by your township.


Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Emergency Responder Training - 09/28/17 - Adams County

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 CLE course. (CLE00169)


Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Emergency Responder Training - 10/04/17 - Westmoreland County

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)


Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Emergency Responder Training - 10/19/17 - Mifflin County

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 CLE course. (CLE00169)


Webinar - Preparing for Winter Maintenance Operations - 09/27/17

You owe it to your municipality to participate in this webinar in which we will discuss ideas and proven techniques to help you prepare for and deal with winter weather events. Not only will we discuss having a written winter maintenance plan, we will touch on anti-icing, pre-wetting and snow plowing techniques for your paved roadways.


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