MNL is thrilled to announce the return of in-person regional meetings after a pandemic-induced hiatus. These meetings are an opportunity to share information with others in your region, while also getting updates on matters of interest to your municipality.
Each meeting includes a roundtable session to discuss regional issues recommended by attendees.
We look forward to seeing you in your region. Please note, meeting sessions in each region are scheduled for Friday afternoon and a full day on Saturday.
Regional meetings are eligible for the Municipal Training Financial Assistance program offered through Municipal and Provincial Affairs. Download the funding application form here.
Space is limited. Register soon!
What’s on the agenda
- Municipal Codes of Conduct: Strategies and Best Practices
An overview of the legislation and a workshop to explore the effectiveness of your code of conduct and best practices, presented by Holly Scott, Western Regional Manager – Department of Municipal and Provincial Affairs
A session to gather information on leakage and expenditures within your region in relation to infrastructure development, presented by Rob Nolan, CEO – MNL
- Property Assessments in Newfoundland and Labrador
Municipal Assessment Agency’s CEO will provide an overview of the Property Assessment Process in Newfoundland & Labrador, presented by Don Hearn, CEO – Municipal Assessment Agency
- Best Practices in Procurement
A presentation exploring best practices in procurement and an overview of cooperative purchasing through Canoe Procurement Group of Canada, presented by Frank Butler, Director of Strategic Sourcing – Public Procurement Agency and Bradley Power, Director of Programs – MNL
- Emergency Preparedness
Overview of emergency services and planning processes for municipalities, and an overview on MNL’s Crisis Communications Toolkit, presented by Rob Pinksen, Manager of Plans and Operations, Emergency Services Division – Department of Justice and Public Safety & Bradley Power, Director of Programs – MNL
- Operating Your Municipal Council and Committees More Effectively
An overview of municipal council committee structure, plus information on best practices, liabilities, and functionality, presented by Bradley Power, Director of Programs – MNL and Rob Nolan, CEO – MNL
- Region-Specific Items & Roundtable
- MNL Organizational Updates
These will include strategic plan development, bylaw revisions
*agenda items subject to change
Northern and Western Regions
Date: September 8, 9
Location: Deer Lake Motel, Deer Lake
Registration Deadline: 12:00 p.m. Friday, August 25
Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador members are separated into six regions – Avalon, Eastern, Central, Western, Northern, and Labrador. The below map shows all MNL member municipalities and their regions.