At Your Service: Meeting Township Needs (F-101)

This three-part course offers a comprehensive look into how townships provide services to their constituents. Earn six TGA credits for this webcast

In part one, learn more about the role, authority and legal requirements of the township board in funding and delivering services. From property taxes to fees and charges, special assessments to grants and donations, this session will help you identify a variety of funding sources, and the limitations associated with each.

In part two, examine the township board’s responsibility in assuring that the risks inherent with the services provided are properly managed. Delve into the board’s role in risk management and learn to identify and examine your townships exposure to loss.

For the final segment, learn strategies that will help you evaluate whether your township’s services are effectively serving the community and what considerations should be made today to ensure future viability.

To receive TGA credit, candidates must view all webcasts segments, complete and pass the post-webcast quiz, and complete and return a Practical Application Commitment (PAC) form (found here) to MTA.

Steve Mann (Moderator)

Attorney

Steve Mann is an attorney with Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, PLC. He practices in the area of municipal finance, including municipal bonds, special assessments, tax increment finance, economic development, Brownfield redevelopment, and intergovernmental transactions.

Steve currently serves his community as a trustee for Plymouth Charter Township in Wayne County and previously served a term as township supervisor.

Susan Radwan (Moderator)

CAE

Susan Radwan, CAE, Leading Edge Mentoring, Grand Ledge

Susan is a governance and leadership consultant who focuses on facilitating an authentic leadership process, resulting in accountability in leadership and governance. She is a regular presenter at MTA functions and served as the primary consultant for the development of the Township Governance Academy.

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At Your Service: Meeting Township Needs (Part I)
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin playback. 102 minutes
At Your Service: Meeting Township Needs (Part II)
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin playback. 107 minutes
At Your Service: Meeting Township Needs (Part III)
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin playback. 70 minutes
At Your Service (F-101) Course Quiz
10 Questions
10 Questions You must answer 7 of the following 10 questions correctly to pass the quiz and receive TGA credit.