Tag: training

01 Oct
By: MAT Staff 0

Planning & Zoning Workshop (MAT Office)

Planning & Zoning Workshop at the MAT Office

Maximum Class size of 42 has been reached. Registration is closed.

Where?
The MAT Training Center in St. Michael, MN, 805 Central Avenue East.  MAT’s office is located on a frontage road on the east side of Hwy 241 between Larabee Ave NE and Edgewood Drive SE and located off Theilan Drive SE. Parking is available at the MAT office.


When?

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Registration begins at 8:30 am

Box Lunch is provided.  The cost is $40

Attendance Limit:  42 for each class


What?
See Agenda below for what’s on tap for the day:

9:00 a.m. Introduction/Pledge

Starting Planning and Zoning – Peter Tiede, Tiede Grabarski PLLC
A discussion of a Township’s planning and zoning authority, why you might choose to exercise it, or not, and what the process, cost, risk and benefits of undertaking zoning can be for your Township.

Break

10:15 a.m. Gravel Pit Wars: Lessons from a Case Involving Pit Expansion Near a Residential Area– Ken Bayliss, Quinlivan & Hughes, P.A.

11:00 a.m. Legal considerations in Processing Variances, Conditional Use Permits and Interim Use Permits – Mike Couri, Couri & Ruppe, PLLP

Noon:  Lunch (box lunch provided)

12:45 p.m. Interim Ordinances (Moratoria) and Specific Concerns – Troy Gilchrist, Kennedy & Graven
Explaining the use and limitations of interim ordinances, issues associated with regulating feedlots, and with adopting shoreland regulations.

1:45 p.m. Solar and Wind Power – Bob Ruppe, Couri PLLP & Ruppe
Learn about local regulation of solar and wind farms, impacts to consider and guard against when permitting a solar or wind farm including protecting your township roads during solar and wind farm construction.

Break

3:00 p.m. How to Avoid the Top 10 Planning and Zoning Mistakes – Paul Reuvers, Iverson Reuvers Condon
Topics: A discussion of how to avoid common mistakes during the planning and zoning process, ranging from Open Meeting Law and conflict of interest concerns to making adequate findings.

4:00 p.m. Adjourn

 

REGISTRATION
The maximum class size of 42 has been reached. Registration is closed for this event.

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27 Jun
By: MAT Staff 0

Summer Specialized Training: Duluth

NEW TIMES: 8:30am-12:30pm!  Registration opens at 7:45am.  Hot Breakfast available during registration period.

The Summer Specialized Training will be held at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC).

Our meeting rooms will be in the Harbor Side portion of the Convention Center.  Harbor Side is the side we use for the Annual Conference when it is held in Duluth.  Registration will be found in the lobby of the Harbor Side.  This is the same location as the Spring Short Course in Duluth.

DULUTH PARKING
Parking is available in the parking ramp next to the DECC.  Guests will be responsible for their own parking expenses.  Parking rate is $5/day for unlimited access on that day.

DROP OFF INFORMATION
If you would like to drop off anyone close to the meeting area, the best door is DOOR G.  Door G is located on the backside of the DECC right next to Vista Fleet.  Use Harbor Drive to go around the DECC and look for Door G next to Vista Fleet.  Guests may enter Door G and then take the elevator up to Floor 2.  Registration will be around the corner in the Harbor Side Area.

Registration Check-In opens at 7:45am.  You can pre-register for the event online using the Registration Form.

When registering, you do not need to indicate which workshop(s) you want to attend other than the following: Beginning CTAS (limit of 20 each day).  If you wish to attend this workshop, please indicate so on the registration form.

Pre-registration Fee is $50.  Onsite Registration Fee is $60.

Meetings begins at 8:30am.    Meetings adjourn at 12:30pm.

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26 Jun
By: MAT Staff 0

Summer Specialized Training: Breezy Point

NEW TIMES: 8:30am-12:30pm!  Registration opens at 7:45am.  Hot Breakfast available during registration period.

The Summer Specialized Training will be held at Breezy Point Resort in Breezy Point.   This is the same location we use for one of the Spring Short Courses.  Registration is located on the 2nd Level of the main lodge in the foyer outside the meeting rooms.  When entering the main lodge, use the elevator or stairs and go to the 2nd level for registration.

Registration Check-In opens at 7:45am.  You can pre-register for the event online using the Registration Form.

When registering, you do not need to indicate which workshop(s) you want to attend other than the following: Beginning CTAS (limit of 20 each day).  If you wish to attend this workshop, please indicate so on the registration form.

Pre-registration Fee is $50.  Onsite Registration Fee is $60.

Meetings begins at 8:30am.    Meetings adjourn at 12:30pm.

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25 Jun
By: MAT Staff 0

Summer Specialized Training: Thief River Falls

NEW TIMES: 8:30am-12:30pm!  Registration opens at 7:45am.  Hot Breakfast available during registration period.

The Summer Specialized Training in Thief River Falls will once again be held at the Ralph Engelstad Arena.  Park on either the front or side lots and proceed to the main entrance.  The front does have a lot of stairs to reach the entrance, but there is a ramp on either side of the entrance as well.  Registration will be in the lobby area once you enter through the doors.  We have been using the Arena for many years, for both the Spring and Summer Courses.

Registration Check-In opens at 7:45am.  You can pre-register for the event online using the Registration Form.

When registering, you do not need to indicate which workshop(s) you want to attend other than the following: Beginning CTAS (limit of 20 each day).  If you wish to attend this workshop, please indicate so on the registration form.

Pre-registration Fee is $50.  Onsite Registration Fee is $60.

Meetings begins at 8:30am.    Meetings adjourn at 12:30pm.

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24 Jun
By: MAT Staff 0

Summer Specialized Training: Fergus Falls

NEW TIMES: 8:30am-12:30pm!  Registration opens at 7:45am.  Hot Breakfast available during registration period.

The Summer Specialized Training in Fergus Falls will be held at the Bigwood Event Center which is connected to the Country Inn & Suites.  The Event Center has been our location for quite a few years.  Enter through the main entrance and go left once inside the doors.  Registration will be in the foyer as you approach the event area.

Registration Check-In opens at 12:30pm.  You can pre-register for the event online using the Registration Form.

When registering, you do not need to indicate which workshop(s) you want to attend other than the following: Beginning CTAS (limit of 20 each day).  If you wish to attend this workshop, please indicate so on the registration form.

Pre-registration Fee is $50.  Onsite Registration Fee is $60.

Meetings begins at 8:30am.    Meetings adjourn at 12:30pm.

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20 Jun
By: MAT Staff 0

Summer Specialized Training: Rochester

NEW TIMES: 8:30am-12:30pm!  Registration opens at 7:45am.  Hot Breakfast available during registration period.

NEW VENUE! The Summer Specialized Training in Rochester is now held at the International Event Center near the airport.  This is the same venue that is used for the Spring Short Courses.  Rochester is once again host for The Summer Specialized Training.  The Event Center has been our location for the Spring Courses for quite a few years and will be an excellent host for the Summer meeting.  Registration will be inside the main entrance.

Registration Check-In opens at 7:45am.  You can pre-register for the event online using the Registration Form.

When registering, you do not need to indicate which workshop(s) you want to attend other than the following: Beginning CTAS (limit of 20 each day).  If you wish to attend this workshop, please indicate so on the registration form.

Pre-registration Fee is $50.  Onsite Registration Fee is $60.

Meetings begins at 8:30am.    Meetings adjourn at 12:30pm.

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19 Jun
By: MAT Staff 0

Summer Specialized Training: Mankato

NEW TIMES: 8:30am-12:30pm!  Registration opens at 7:45am.  Hot Breakfast available during registration period.

The Country Inn & Suites in Mankato will once again be host for The Summer Specialized Training.  We have been holding our summer meetings here for many years.  There are three entrances to the event area.  From the main hotel entrance, go past the front desk and go left to the end of the hall and registration will be to your left.  There is also another entrance on the front of the building next to the restaurant and registration is located right inside these doors.  The final entrance is on the backside of the hotel and if you enter this door, proceed to the left for check-in.

Registration will be located in the lobby area near the door by the restaurant.  Look for the MAT signs.

Registration Check-In opens at 7:45am.  You can pre-register for the event online using the Registration Form.

When registering, you do not need to indicate which workshop(s) you want to attend other than the following: Beginning CTAS (limit of 20 each day).  If you wish to attend this workshop, please indicate so on the registration form.

Pre-registration Fee is $50.  Onsite Registration Fee is $60.

Meetings begins at 8:30am.    Meetings adjourn at 12:30pm.

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18 Jun
By: MAT Staff 0

Summer Specialized Training: Redwood Falls

NEW TIMES: 8:30am-12:30pm!  Registration opens at 7:45am.  Hot Breakfast available during registration period.

Redwood Area Community Center in Redwood Falls is once again our host for The Summer Specialized Trainings.   The Community Center is easily accessible off the main road with plenty of parking.

Registration will be located in the lobby area near the meeting rooms in the Community Center.  Look for the MAT signs.

Registration Check-In opens at 7:45am.  You can pre-register for the event online using the Registration Form.

When registering, you do not need to indicate which workshop(s) you want to attend other than the following: Beginning CTAS (limit of 20 each day).  If you wish to attend this workshop, please indicate so on the registration form.

Pre-registration Fee is $50.  Onsite Registration Fee is $60.

Meetings begins at 8:30am.    Meetings adjourn at 12:30pm.

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17 Jun
By: MAT Staff 0

Summer Specialized Training: St Cloud

NEW TIMES: 8:30am-12:30pm!  Registration opens at 7:45am.  Hot Breakfast available during registration period.

The Summer Specialized Training Course in St Cloud is held at the Holiday Inn off Hwy 15.  This is the same venue that is used for the Spring Short Course.  Registration is located poolside in the reception area.  If you enter from the main entrance, veer left and go up the ramp and registration is through the doors to your left.  If you enter from the back of the building (Door #10), head down the hall to the pool area and registration will be on your right.

Registration Check-In opens at 7:45am.  You can pre-register for the event online using the Registration Form.

When registering, you do not need to indicate which workshop(s) you want to attend other than the following: Beginning CTAS (limit of 20 each day).  If you wish to attend this workshop, please indicate so on the registration form.

Pre-registration Fee is $50.  Onsite Registration Fee is $60.

Meetings begins at 8:30am.    Meetings adjourn at 12:30pm.

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02 May
By: MAT Staff 0

New Treasurer Workshop

What?
NEW TREASURERS (of less than 2 years) are invited to a training opportunity. Trainers Lucinda Messman and Petra Hartness will cover the various duties of town Treasurers, giving new Treasurers a head start on their new responsibilities. There will be a short introduction of MAT and a primer on MATIT and Workers Compensation Audits.

Where?
The MAT Training Center in St. Michael, MN, 805 Central Avenue East.  MAT’s office is located on a frontage road on the south side of Hwy 241 between Larabee Ave NE and Edgewood Drive SE and located off Theilan Drive SE. Parking is available at the MAT office.

When?
Thursday, May 2, 2019

10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.

There is a $40 charge, which will include a box lunch.

NOTE: There is a class size limit of 42

Registration is Closed because the class is full.  No onsite registrations will be allowed.  If you would like to attend, please email Jesi at jpetersen@mntownships.org to get on a waiting list in case there are any cancellations.

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