Tuesday, January 7, 2020

In the News: Earls presents at Newly Elected Councillor Training

From the Wicked Local/Franklin, article of interest for Franklin:

"Franklin Town Councillor Eamon McCarthy Earls was chosen to present at the recent Massachusetts Municipal Councillors’ Association “Newly Elected Councillor Training” held at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester.

The recent training boasted attendance by more than 70 newly elected councillor from across Massachusetts and is only the second of its kind.

“The newly elected councillor training is an outstanding opportunity for new public servants to learn key aspects of Massachusetts local government from setting budgets and working with municipal executives to upholding high ethical standards,” said Earls.

As the current MMCA District 4 representative, Earls helped develop the training’s format and agenda. Panels were designed to help councillors navigate their role, manage relationships, and offered guidance on working within the confines of the Open Meeting Law and help with understanding municipal budgeting and finance."

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